What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (Feb.27 – March 4, 2012)

Das Racist at Sasquatch! – Photo: Sandra Burciaga

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) 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 we receive them and are subject to change.

MONDAY-Feb. 27, 2012

  •  (FREE) John C Reilly 10:15pm, Cate Le Bon 12am, Haim 9:30pm, Elijah Wood (DJ set) 11pm @ Bardot
  • (FREE) Incan Abraham 1130pm , Harriet 1030pm , Gothic Tropic 830pm , Cuckoo Chaos 930pm @ Bootleg Bar
  •  Dead Sara 10pm ,Vera Mesmer 11pm , Frontline Brigade 8pm, Indians 9pm @ The Viper Room
  •  (FREE) Judson McKinney 1030pm , Manhattan Murder Mystery 1230am , Seasons 1130pm , Saint Sea Hat 830pm , The Lonely Wild 930pm @ Silverlake Lounge
  •  (FREE) Electric Guest, Chains of Love, Gangi, Evan Voytas @ The Echo
  • (FREE) Nomi, Countless Thousands, Gametilians @ Detroit Bar
  • Dream Being, Tujunga, Snorlax, The Diet Thrills Foreman, Submissions (feat. Bobb Bruno of Best Coast), ParallaxScroll @ Pehrspace
  • (FREE) Polaris At Noon @ Constellation Room( The Observatory )
  • (FREE) Milo Greene 11pm, JJAMZ 10pm, A House For Lions 12am, Cillie Barnes 9pm @ The Satellite
  • (FREE) Graham Lindsey, Ari Shine @ The Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) Suffokate, Butcher Babies,  I of Helix, A.M. or Above, Annihilated @ Slidebar
  • Israel Heller & Just Matter, Jamie Chura & The Well Mannered Misfits, Lindsay Rae Spurlock, Jeremy Blietz @ The Mint
  • The Greasy pipes( ft. Ben and Suzanne of honey honey),  and DJ six.seven 8pm @ The Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club

TUESDAY-Feb. 28, 2012

  • Das Racist, Mr. Mothafuckin’ Exquire, Young L @  Echoplex
  • John Reilly & Friends (feat. John C. Reilly, Becky Stark & Tom Brousseau) @ Bootleg Theater
  • Audacity 1040pm , Cosmonauts 950pm , Underground Railroad to Candyland 9pm , Pangea 1130pm @ Silverlake Lounge
  • (FREE) Cate Le Bon 7pm @ Amoeba Music-Hollywood
  •  Drop The Lime, At Memphis Cafe @ Detroit Bar
  • (FREE) Foxy Shazam @ Slidebar
  •  Holy Fever, Amigo The Devil, The Record Company, Fat Tony @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • (FREE) Death on The Radio, Sketch Monsters, Million kids, Fiction Reform @ The Redwood Bar
  • Big Dick 10pm , Your 33 Black Angels 9pm , Zach Moon 8pm @ The Mint
  • 12th Planet @ The Observatory Terraplane Sun 11pm , COYOL 930pm @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Mind the Gap 10pm , Maniac 11pm , Tien 9pm , Pressed And 8pm , LA Font(DJ Set) 12am @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Thelma & Janitor, Moomaw, Nite Jewel (DJ Set) @ Los Globos
  • (FREE) Soft Swells 7pm @ Origami Vinyl
  • (FREE) The Dead Ships, Ross Sea Party, Hello Echo, The Muddy Reds @ The Echo
  • The Jealous Sound 11pm, Young Unknowns 10pm, Anchors, CA 9pm @ The Satellite
  • The Babies, Dunes, Crazy Band, Vulkano @ The Smell
  • Dillon Francis, The Party Squad,  Dirtyrock @ Dim Mak Studios 

WEDNESDAY-Feb. 29, 2012

  • Reptar, Quiet Hooves, Lucius @ The Echo
  • Mr. Oizo, Destructo, Cory Enemy @ The Roxy
  •  (FREE) Swingin’ Utters, Pwerflex 5(ft. Corey Miller and skate legend Steve Alba), The Lonesomes Ones @ Slidebar
  • Leslie & the Lys 11pm, Pennyhawk 10pm, Ramona & The Swimsuits 9pm @ The Satellite
  • Chadwick Stokes 10pm , Bhi Bhiman 9pm , Aras Bauskauskas 830pm @  Bootleg Bar
  • The Quick & Easy Boys 1040pm , Sean Shan 1130pm , Danger Friends USA! 950pm , Buffalo Blackfoot 9pm @ Silverlake Lounge
  • Hearts & Minutes, Barrows,  Derde Verde @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • (FREE Before 10pm) Dub Club @ Echoplex Crooked Fingers 9pm @ The Hotel Cafe
  • Jane Jane Pollock 10pm , Hargo (CD Release Party) 9pm , Special Guest @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club Super Duper 10pm , Palter Ego 11pm , Thunderdikk 9pm , Courier 8pm @ The Mint
  • Arune and The Alternatives 1215am , Maere 1115pm , Red Circle Underground1015pm , Alex Arndt & The Sonic Universe 915pm @ The Viper Room
  • Lindsy Rae Spurlock, Michael Greenwald, Like Clockwork @ On The Rox( The Roxy)
  • Gene Loves Gezebel, When In Rome @ Whisky A Go Go
  • Dirty Vegas, Tropicool, Rankin and Fuss @ Detroit Bar

THURSDAY-March 1, 2012

FRIDAY-March 2, 2012

  • ♥ Cloud Nothings, Mr. Dream, Talk Normal @ The Echo TRMRS, Night Beats, Dahga Bloom, Hindu Pirates, Mr. Elevator and the Brain Hotel @ Constellation Room( The Observatory )
  • ♥ Immortal Technique, Chino XL @ The Observatory
  •  Tiger Army, Guana Bats, The Howlers @ OC Fair & Event Center
  • Zola Jesus, EMA @ Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
  • (FREE) Pictureplane, Nite Jewel, DJ Funky Delano Roosevelvet @ Occidental College
  • (FREE) Cymbals Eat Guitars 7pm @ Origami Vinyl
  •  Jarrod Gorbel (of The Honorary Title) (Full Band) 11pm , Now The Rabbit Has The Gun, Miracle Days @ Bootleg Bar
  • Ivan Neville’s DUMPSTAPHUNK 11pm , The Lions  Featuring  Members of :Breakestra, Fitz and The Tantrums, Hepcat and Dengue Fever 10pm, Plus Special Guests @ The Mint
  • Modern Time Machines 11pm, The Pity Party 10pm, The Monolators 12am, LA Font 9pm @ The Satellite
  • Nunslaughter, Sadistic Intent, Insanity @ Echoplex
  • The Black Marquee 10pm , Attaloss 11pm , Armada 9pm , All is Well Son 8pm, The Lonely Drunks 12am @ The Viper Room
  • Mickey Hart Band @ El Rey Theatre Raw Geronimo, The Black Apples, Dead Dawn, New Life @ The Smell (FREE) Tito Ramsey, The Singles, Kings Road @ The Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) Hoist The Colors, The Ramshackle Army, Lexington Field, Green Ashes @ Slidebar
  • Van Bitchin’ 10pm ,  DJ sets from Doc Hollywood 12am , Vanville 1am , Jilly Hendrix 11pm , Comfy 9pm @ The Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Sister Cities, The Dead Ships, Tango Kilo, 27 Miles, Beware of Darkness, April Ventura & The Magnolias @ The Roxy
  • Noble Creatures, Jeff Cohlman The Lucky Lonely, The Anchor Babies @ On The Rox (The Roxy)
  • The English Beat @ Madhaus

SATURDAY-March 3, 2012

SUNDAY-March 4, 2012

  • Fidlar, Pangea, Lovely Bad Things, Anus Kings, dj Blaque Chris @ The Echo
  • Miniature Tigers, The Chain Gang of 1974, Geographer, Pretty & Nice @ Troubadour
  • Alkaline Trio, Against Me!, Hell or Highwater, The Darlings @ OC Fair & Event Center
  • (FREE) Knyfe Prty @ The Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) Riverboat Gamblers, The Breakdowns, The Pullmen @ Slidebar
  • Jolie Holland 9pm , Emily Jane White 8pm @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Mad Planet 10pm , The Open Feel 8pm , The Lillies 9pm , Minor Me 11pm @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Part Time Punks Presents:TRIBUTE TO 120 MINUTES(aka 80s/90s Alternative Music Dance Party!) @ Echoplex
  • (FREE) Adema, Slant, Haster, Blacklight Revelation @ Slidebar
  • KCRW’s Dj Mario Cotto 10pm , Ben Block 11pm @ The Mint
  • Enrot 1130pm , Diminished 7  1030pm, Rue 930pm , Otto’s Daughter 830pm , Dust on The Radio 730pm @ The Viper Room
  • The Aristrocrats,The Cassualties of Jazz, Mike Keneally, Jackie Daum, Joe Brooks, Colin Keenan, Danny Mo and The Exciters @ The Roxy
  • Biker Night at the Movies – “The Wild One” 7:30 pm @ The Satellite

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