Los Angeles Concert Calendar (December 10 – 16, 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.

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Los Angeles Concert Calendar

MONDAY-December 10, 2012

  •  (FREE) The Dead Ships, Eastern Conference Champions, The Bixby Knolls, The Reflections @ The Echo
  • (FREE) The Child, Hammered Satin, Young Girls, Fan-Tan @  Echoplex
  • (FREE w/RSVP) Willy Moon, Madi Diaz, Harper Blynn, Jeffrey Jerusalem (of YACHT – DJ Set) @ Bardot
  • (FREE) Jhameel 1030pm, Young Hunting 930pm, Mind the Gap 830pm @ Bootleg Bar
  • Aziz Ansari, Beck, Will Ferrell, Sarah Silverman, Jon Hamm (MC) @ Club Nokia
  • (FREE) The Henry Clay People, TS And The Past Haunts, Son of Stan @ The Satellite
  • (FREE) Technocrat, Sir Sly, Brandon De Le Cruz @ Detroit Bar
  • Social Distortion @ House Of Blues Anaheim
  • LAMPS, Doses, MYNX, Roman Milk @ Pehrspace
  • (FREE) Handshakes, Wires In the Walls 1115pm, Future Dancing 945pm, Bedcake 9pm, Orange Umbrella 815pm @ Silverlake Lounge
  • (FREE) Abysmal Dawn, Sangre, Ampora, Apathy, Infinite Death @ Slidebar
  • Sons of The Damned, Orange Blossom Special @ Constellation Room (The Observatory)
  • Jason Joseph & The Spectacular 10pm, Dominiqu Pruitt 8pm, Maria Del Pilar 7pm, IAMEVE 9pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • Good Intentions Presents: Bonhom, Purdue Ave @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • The Diamond Revival Show 11pm, Charming Liars 9pm,Beatrice Brigitte @ Viper Room
  • Poppa’s Kitchen 8pm, Mark Hildreth 9pm, Like Clockwork 10pm, The KI 11pm @ The Mint
  • Abby Hankins, Reisender @ Redwood Bar

TUESDAY-December 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY-December 12, 2012

THURSDAY-December 13, 2012

  • Public Enemy, X-Clan, Monie Love, Schooly D, Leaders of the New School, Wise Intelligent, Son of Bazerk & No Self Control, Awesome Dre @ Club Nokia
  • King Tuff, Lovely Bad Things, Zig Zags @ The Echo
  • Mike Watt & The Missing Men, Cosmonauts, Twin Steps, Quiet Americans @ 3Clubs Dirty Laundry Holiday Party
  • La Sera, Jail Weddings, Sea Lions, Massenger @ Alex’s Bar
  • Dead Sara @ Harvard and Stone
  • Cass McCombs @ Del Monte Speakeasy
  • The Mountain Goats 10pm, Matthew E. White 9pm @ Troubadour
  • The Aquabats @ House Of Blues Anaheim
  • Social Distortion @ House of Blues Los Angeles
  • (FREE) Broncho 7pm, John Darnielle 6pm @ Origami Vinyl
  • The Weeknd @ The Observatory
  • (FREE) Echo Social w/Noah and The Megafauna (Acoustic Set) , DJ Cuz’n Roy @ Echoplex
  • Jessie Ware 10pm, Jerome LOL @ Bootleg Theater
  • (FREE) Austronatalis, Busdriver, JEL, Th3rd Rail @ Slidebar
  • Hell or Highwater, Rival Tides, Sounds of Era, Thorne, Heart To Heart, Last Great Nation, Beta Wolf @ The Roxy
  • (FREE) Golden State, DJ Saint Julian @ On The Rox (The Roxy)
  • Wardell, Tsar, The Good Rebels, Black Hi-Lighter @ El Cid
  • Meiko 9pm, Early Morning Rebel 10pm, Robert Patrick and The Passengers 11pm,  Emily Oman 8pm, Gideon Brown 7pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • Quinn DeVeaux 830pm, Vaud and The Villains 930pm @ The Mint
  • A Country Christmas Concert w/ Angela Correa, Andeline Danti, Maria DeLuca, Candice Kirk, Claire McKeown, Meegan Michel, Margot Paige, Jillinda Palmer, Sara Raddle, Mary Verplank, Brtiney Westover @ The Satellite
  • Wayne Hancock @ Redwood Bar
  • (Free W/ RSVP Before 11pm) VERSUS @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Street Drum Corps 1030pm, Electric Valentie 930pm and more @ Viper Room
  • Jefree Star, Davey Suicide, Consider Me Dead, Ghost Town @ El Rey

FRIDAY-December 14, 2012

SATURDAY-December 15, 2012

  • Ty Segall, Bleached, Night Beats, Pangea @ El Rey Theatre
  • Boys Noize, Uz, LE1F, Destructo, Strip Steve @ Hollywood Palladium
  • (FREE) Mayor Hawthorne @ The Roxy
  • Anthony Green, Geoff Rickly @ Fonda Theatre
  • Adis, Moondog Orchestra, Nick Diamonds (of Islands, The Unicorns), Raw Geronimo, RACES, Gothic Tropic, Cotillion, Ladyheat, Low Leaf, Backwards Beat, Josh Boyd XoXo, VerBS, Twin Steps, The Janks, Tes Elations, LA Font, Vim Dicta, Hobart W Fink, Owls, Tommy Santee Klaws, Dally, Voice On Tape, Fort King, Gnarbaby, LA Girlfriend, Bloody Death Skull, The Downtown Train, Jew Cocks, Runson Willis, Spoken Folks @ 3201 Maple Avenue
  • Stevie Wonder @ Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
  •  The Soft Pack,  Highlands, TRC @ Space Temple
  • Astronautalis, Busdriver, Jel (from Themselves/13 & God) @ The Satellite
  • Ozomatli, Buyepongo @ Club Nokia
  • Kreayshawn, Rye Rye, Honey Cocaine, Chippy Nonstop @ Avalon Hollywood
  • Plus 9pm, Little Grand 8pm, The Pedestulz 10pm, Wingman 11pm @ Molly Malones
  • TV Girl 1130pm, Blackbird Blackbird 1030pm, So Many Wizards @ Bootleg Bar
  • Capital Cities, Saint Motel, Le Blorr, Rusty Buckets @ Detroit Bar
  • Social Distortion @ House of Blues Los Angeles
  • (FREE) Hott MT  7PM@ Origami Vinyl
  • The Weeknd @ Orpheum Theatre
  • Peter Pants 1130pm, Colleagues 1045pm, TONY 10pm, Charlyne Yi & The Mackey (AKA The Vacuumers- One-Night-Only Performance) 915pm @ Pehrspace
  • Poor Moon, Pure Bathing Culture, The Union Line @ The Echo
  • DIVA, Eternal Tapestry, In Tents, Suzi Star @ The Smell
  • Holiday Benefit Show w/ Devotchka, White Arrows, Whispertown, The Colourist @ Troubadour
  • Ukulady’s Holiday PartyShowFun @ Lot 1
  • (FREE) BOSTYX 1pm @ Slidebar
  • (FREE) The Israelites, Kingston A Go Go, The Pedal Tones @ Slidebar
  • Smut Peddlers & Throw Rag @ The Observatory
  • Ruzanna, Limpopo, Sean Brown,  Greg Scott, Mora Mora, Hunter & The Dirty Jacks @ On The Rox ( The Roxy)
  • Motochrist, The Green Lady Killers, Brainspoon @ El Cid
  • 10th Annual HoHotel Holiday Benefit Show w/ All Spots To Black, Chantelle Barry, Broken Anchor, Cary Brothers, Commercial, Holly Comlan, Madi Diaz, Javier Dunn, Kate Earl, Harper Blynn, JumpCircus, Lwam, Jake Newton, Juliet Piper, Skyler Stonestreet, Sweet Talk Radio, Charley Turner @ Hotel Cafe
  • Silent Frisco: Radiohead VS Daftpunk @ Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club
  • Cash’d Out 11pm, Uncle Daddy 10pm, The Trainwrecks 9pm, Stevie Tombstone and Jimmy Nash 8pm @ Viper Room
  • The Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola Duo 720pm @ The Mint
  • Soul Finger DJ, DJ Rodi from Good Foot @ Alex’s Bar
  • Bootie LA Anti-Holiday Party @ Echoplex
  • (FREE Before 11pm) Funky Sole @ The Echo
  • Ozomatli Presents Ozokids @ Grammy Museum
  • Poncho Sanchez @ Vitello’s Jazz & Supper Club
  • Dirty Santas, Johnny Madcapp & The Distractions, Wild Roses, Dead Hand @ Redwood Bar
  • H&S Band & Burlesque, DJ Daisy O’Dell @ Harvard and Stone

SUNDAY-December 16, 2012

  • Scott H Biram, Restavrant @ The Satellite
  • That 70’s Soul w/ The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble, Seu Jorge, Zap Mama, Alice Russell,Spacek, Shuggie Otis, Leon Ware, James Gadson, Coco O. (Quadron) @ The Mayan
  • People Under the Stairs, Revolutionary Rhythm @ El Rey Theatre
  • Anthony Green, Geoffrey Rickly @ The Glass House
  • Blac Jesus & The Experimentalists, StaG, The Anti-Job @ El Cid
  • (FREE) Ty Segall 1pm @ Permanent Records
  • D.I., Naked Agression, Love Canal @ Slidebar
  • (FREE) The Neighbourhood, Buffalo Blackfoot @ Bootleg Bar
  • The Slits Nite (with live set of covers) @ The Echo
  • Ty Segall, Bleached, Night Beats, Audacity, Burnt Ones, Vision, Business Cats, Cheryll @ The Observatory
  • March Fourth Marching Band, Diego’s Umbrella @ Echoplex
  • Cum Stain, Mordern Kicks, The Ugly Kids, Cool Skull,The Be Helds @ Lot 1 
  • Phoebe Bridgers 1pm, Swan 2pm, Steffaloo 3pm @ Lot 1
  • (FREE) BALLYHOO 3pm @ Slidebar
  • Soda Pop Sundays @ Harvard and Stone
  • Joan as Police Woman (Solo_) 830pm, Kita Klane 730pm @ Hotel Cafe
  • Josie Aiello 1015pm, Naked Walrus 915pm, The Gallery 815pm, Jennifer Chase 730pm @ Viper Room
  • 387 Music Entertainment Presents: Kelsey Bulkin 720pm, ReasonsBE 8pm, Ryan Saliman and The Band of Strangers 855pm, The Breakups 950pm, Rico Lucky 1045pm @ The Mint
  • Alex’s Bar Record Swap @ Alex’s Bar
  • The Midnight Screening, Hopeless Jack and The Handsome Devil, The Goodfellas, Los Lobos Locos @ Alex’s Bar
  • Millions Kids, Spoons,Panic Movement, The Hi Z’s @ Redwood Bar
  • The Flytraps, Lecherous Gaze,Catholic Spit @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE w/RSVP) Lifehouse @ Fingerprints

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