What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 25 – 31, 2011)

Those Darlins at the Satellite – Photo by Ben Irwin

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around LA) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know if we missed something good.

♥ = Top Picks

Click on the venue links to buy tickets and for more info. Set times are added to the show list if and when they are sent to us and they are subject to change at the venues’ and bands’ discretion.

July 25, 2011 – Monday

  • Queens of the Stone Age 9pm, Le Butcherettes 8pm, doors 7pm @ Fox Theater Pomona (SOLD OUT)
  • (FREE) Battles 6pm @ Amoeba Hollywood
  • (FREE) It’s A School Night w/ White Arrows 10:45pm, DJ sets by Battles 12:15am; Kidz In The Hall 11:15pm; Daniele Luppi9:45pm @ El Cid
  • (FREE) Crystal Antlers 11:15pm, The Fuse! 10:30pm, The Lovely Bad Things 9:45pm, Manhattan Murder Mystery 9pm @ The Echo
  • (FREE) Andy Clockwise, The Darrows, Useless Keys, Bowery Beasts @ The Satellite
  • (FREE) RACES 10:30p Milo Grene 9:30p PAGEANTS 8:30p THE NEIGHBORHOOD 11:30p @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Death Hymn Number 9, Field Trip, Your Majesty, Wonder Wheel @ Detroit Bar
  • Spirit Vine 11:15pm, Gothic Tropic 10:30pm, Sister Rogers 9:45pm, Raats 9pm @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • (FREE) LA FONT 11p AIRLINES 10p BIG MOVES 9p YOYA 12a @ Silverlake Lounge
  • (FREE) Slutever 6pm, Crystal Antlers 7pm @ Origami Vinyl
  • Frank Fairfield 10pm @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) (FREE) DJ Fashen, Crew La Femme, Mr. 2 The P @ La Cave
  • Engineers in Your Ear 11:40pm, Bodi 11pm, Smash Moody 10:20pm Doctype 9:40pm @ The Central SAPC
  • Yuna 7pm, Raul Pacheco and The Immaculate Conception 10pm, Marnee 8pm, Ben Glover 9pm @ The Hotel Cafe

July 26, 2011 – Tuesday

  • Fucked Up 10:45pm, Trash Talk 9:45pm, FIDLAR 9p, and DJ Keith Morris (Black Flag, Circle Jerks) @ El Rey Theatre
  • (FREE w/ RSVP) Cults 9pm, DJ set by VICTORIA BERGSMAN (TAKEN BY TREES) 7pm @ Mondrian
  • Mike Bloom, The Chances, Miracle Parade, Soft Pipes @ The Satellite
  • Langhorne Slim with Henry Wolfe & Amanda Jo Williams @ Echoplex
  • Wu Lyf featuring Crystal Antlers @ The Echo
  • Indigo Girls 9pm, Mount Moriah 8pm @ The Troubadour
  • (FREE) Irontom 10pm, Gangi 11pm, Toy Bombs 9pm, Spiked Punch 8pm @ The Central SAPC
  • Incan Abraham 9:30pm, Woolen 10:15pm, Starving Daughters 11:15pm @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • Marc Orrell Formerly of Dropkick Murphys @ The Whiskey
  • Sugarland plus special guests Sara Bareilles/Casey James @ Greek Theatre
  • Gavrylyuk Plays Tchaikovsky @ Hollywood Bowl
  • The Mormons, The Dharma Bums, Sassafras @ Redwood Bar
  • Release The Sunbird 930pm, Paul Banks & The Carousels 8pm, Desert Noises 1030pm @ The Hotel Cafe
  • (FREE w/ RSVP) Dubtroit @ Detroit Bar

July 27, 2011 – Wednesday

July 28, 2011 – Thursday

July 29, 2011 – Friday

  • Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Del Mar Races
  • Those Darlins with White Arrows and Motopony @ The Echo
  • Thurston Moore 10:15pm, Kurt Vile and the Violators 9:15pm, Hush Arbors 8:30pm @ The Troubadour (SOLD OUT)
  • The Spits, Bleached, Clorox Girls, John Wesley Coleman, Rayon beach @ Blue Star
  • Royal Crown Revue with Cadillac Tramps, Bastard Winos, Cornfed Project @ The Glass House
  • CJ Ramone Plus Special Guests @ The Can (Garden Grove)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revisited @ Morongo Casino Reseort & Spa
  • The Features @ The Satellite
  • INC. + special guests, DJ Total Freedom, Nguzunguzu, SFV Acid & more @ Echoplex
  • Black Tibetans, Death Hymn Number 9, DJ Brian Waters @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) THA BOOGIE 10:30p DEZ 9:30p KIDS AND EXPLOSIONS 11:30p @ Bootleg Bar
  • The Damnwells 8:45pm, Harper Blynn 7:45pm, Josh Fletcher 7pm @ The Mint
  • David Ryan Harris 930pm, Kill The Complex 1130pm, Jason Diaz & The Tin Drums 1030pm @ The Hotel Cafe
  • Club Underground @ Echo
  • (FREE before 10pm) Static Fridays @ Detroit Bar

July 30, 2011 – Saturday

July 31, 2011 – Sunday

  • George Thorogood & Destroyers, w/special guest Kenny Wayne Shepherd @ Greek Theatre
  • Reggae Night X -Tuff Gong Worldwide & Ziggy Marley Salute Legends @ Hollywood Bowl
  • Yuck with Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ The Satellite
  • Grass Widow with Terry Malts [Slumberland Records] + Wax Idols @ The Echo
  • BEAR HANDS 10:30p LESANDS 9:30p @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Grand Ole Echo w/ Chris Laterzo & Buffalo Robe, Mick Rhodes & The Hard Eight, Ruthann Friedman, Porch Paladino 5pm @ The Echo
  • Uh Huh Her, Maniac, We Are / She Is @ Detroit Bar
  • (FREE) Les Blanks @ Origami Vinyl
  • Spiders from Bars @ Redwood Bar

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