What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (September 17– 23, 2012)

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-September 17, 2012

  • (FREE w/RSVP) Hot Chip (DJ Set), Sean Hayes, Youngblood Hawke, Nancy & Beth @ Bardot
  • (FREE) Kitten 1030pm, Body Parts 830pm, Incan Abraham 930pm, LA Font 1130pm @ Bootleg Bar
  • xBxRx, Ratchet Set, Batwings, WHQLES @ Pehrspace
  • (FREE w/RSVP) Lavender Diamond, Tom Brosseau, Power Mallets, ThirdEye Memories @ The Echo
  • (FREE) Gabriel Hart and The Fourth Wall,Brass Tax,Assembly of Mazes @ Echoplex
  • (FREE) The Lonely Wild, Chicano Batman, Warships, Battleme @ The Satellite
  • The Airborne Toxic Event 9pm @ Troubado♥ur
  • Jon Wahl and The Amadans, Ghiant @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) Arsonists Get All The Girls,Exotic Animal Petting Zoo,Hypnose,Jahmbi @ Slidebar
  • Karla Davis, Pip Andrew,Lindsey Pavao @ The Mint
  • Polyan & The Johnston Sisters  1210am,Skitzo Attack 1120pm,The Vim Dicta 1030pm,Xenia Dunford 940pm,Dylan Trees 850pm, 20 lb SLEDGE 8pm @ The Viper Room
  • Cosmi Slop-LA Record Residency @ Alex’s Bar
  • Continuum 9pm,Boostive 10pm,Octopus Nebula 11pm @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Mark Hendrix w/ Chefs Christian Page & Jon Dye + R&D Grub @ Harvard and Stone
  • Jason Joseph & The Spectacular 10pm,Magnolia Memoir 9pm,Kenton Chen 8pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • Otep, One Eyed Doll @ Whisky A Go Go
  • Lila Downs @ The Grammy Museum

 

TUESDAY-September 18, 2012

 

WEDNESDAY-September 19, 2012

 

THURSDAY-September 20, 2012

  • Torches, Seasons,Brother C and Sister J, Peg @ Alex’s Bar
  • Jeremiah Jae, Jonwayne, Zeroh @  Echoplex
  • Sam Flax @ The Echo
  • Bixby Knolls, Future Ghost, In The Valley Below @ The Satellite
  • Yob,Norska,Cormorant @ The Down and Out
  • Broncho, Lovely Bad Things, Bad Weather California @ Constellation Room (The Observatory) 
  • Rusko, Tokimonsta, GLAdiator, Something Scandalous (UCLA), DJ Tony French (USC), Mature Content (UC Riverside) @ Club Nokia
  • Lilys, Stevie Jackson (Belle and Sebastian), Legendary Jim Ruiz Group 940pm, Kim Baxter 9pm @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Blackfeet Braves, Drinking Flowers, Adult Books, The Lolcats @ Detroit Bar
  • Grant Lee Philips, Glen Phillips @ Largo
  • Easy All-Stars,Passafire @ El Rey Theatre
  • Sparkplug Night #2, Adorable Kelly Project,Panic Movement,The Hi Z’s, Vega Petros @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) The Pristines 9pm,Super River 945pm,Time & Temperatures 1030pm,Cubits 1115pm @ Lot 1
  • (FREE) Black Salt Tone,Dread Daze,Ital Vibes @ Slidebar
  • Jason Castro,Taylor Mathews,Keaton Simons,Katie Shorey @ The Roxy
  • PTSD & The Flashbacks,Big Mess, Mary Lou @ On The Rox ( The Roxy)
  • Craigie & The Fresh Ones,Jim Huff,Powerful Seahorse,SPOT Dog Rescue @ The Mint
  • Franky Perez & The Truth 11pm,The Burning of Rome 9pm,Irontom 8pm @ The Viper Room
  • (FREE Before 11pm w/ RSVP) VERSUS by GottaDanceDirty & Danceism @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Howie Day w/ Amy Lennard 7pm,The Dahls 930pm,London Cries 930pm,Facing Arrows 1130pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • The Wingard Manor @ DiPiazza’s

 

FRIDAY-September 21, 2012

 

SATURDAY-September 22, 2012

  • Mike Watt & The Missing Men 950pm, Chotto Ghetto 1040pm, Stab City 9pm, Opus Dai 1130pm, Raushi 1230am @ Bootleg Bar
  • Black Star (Mos Def & Talib Kweli) @ Club Nokia
  • Delta Rae, White Buffalo @ El Rey Theatre
  • Reptar, Rubblebucket @ Constellation Room (The Observatory)
  • The Californian, Royal Canoe, Boys School @ The Satellite
  • Sondre Lerche 10pm, Fancy Colors 9pm @ Troubadour
  • Saul Williams 7pm,The Soul of John Black 10pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • Epicenter: Stone Temple Pilots,Deftones,Bush,Scars on Broadway,Chevelle, Hollywood Undead,Escape The Fate, Dead Sara,Hyro Da Hero,Crash Kings, Beware of Darkness @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Irvine
  • Ben Gibbard (of Death Cab for Cutie) @ Largo
  • The Monolators, Geoff Geis, Kissing Cousins @ Pehrspace
  • (FREE) Night Fruit, Wreck Of The Zephyr @ Permanent Records
  • YG @ The Observatory 
  • Pasadena Humane Society Benefit w/ Backbiter,Trotsky Icepick,Yidhra,Smash Fashion,Motorcycle Black Madonna’s,Nimrod,Freeway Log Jam @ Redwood Bar
  • The Beggars,School Shooting,Red Roses,Death On The Radio,Rikk Agnew @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) Ukulady’s PartyShowFun @ Lot 1
  • (FREE) Night Fruit 9pm,The Pocket Rockets 945pm,The Vespertines 1030pm,Love Hate Relationship 1115pm @ Lot 1
  • (FREE) Bricktop Blaggers,Lexington Field,Vagrant Nation @ Slidebar
  • Speak Of The Name, The Barefoot Bandits,Nico adams & Christine,Tyler Barabas,Will & The Wont’s, Tim Harakal @ On The Rox ( The Roxy)
  • Gregory Porter 9pm, Jeremy Sole @ The Mint
  • Boy Hits Car 11pm,Harry Fabian & The Hustlers 12am,Symbol Six 10pm,Brainspoon 9pm,Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 8pm @ The Viper Room
  • PZB and Friends, Das Tapes @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • The Sweet & Tender Hooligans @ Alex’s Bar
  • (FREE Before 11pm ) Funky Sole @ The Echo
  • Lila Downs @ Luckman Fine Arts Complex

SUNDAY-September 23,2012

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