Los Angeles Concert Calendar (April 22 – 28, 2013)

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Japandroids crushed Coachella and they have a show this week at the Glass House!

Coachella is finally over. That means residencies should be stronger for the month of May, so be ready. Not to mention, festival season has officially started. This week we have some great shows for you: Japandroids/Cloud Nothings, Crystal Castles, Chuck Ragan, Beach Day, Bass Drum of Death, Telekinesis, Raekwon, Danzig, DJ Shadow, and more!

While keeping it selective, we’ve handpicked shows from all genres to satisfy your musical palette. The show listings in bold are this week’s top show picks! Let us know if we missed something good on our Los Angeles Concert Calendar (April 22-23, 2013).


MONDAY- APRIL 22, 2013

  • Japandroids, Cloud Nothings @ The Glass House
  • (Free with RSVP) JMSN, Goldroom, Andy Burrows (We Are Scientists), Jensen Reed, Jason Eldredge (DJ Set) @ Bardot
  • (FREE) Gavin Turek, Ross Sea Party, Moses Sumney @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) Gardeners Logic, Names In Vain, The Memorial Highway @ Detroit Bar
  • Wavves, FIDLAR, Cheatahs @ The Smell
  • Verbs, Clipping @ Pehrspace
  • (FREE) Hands, Body Parts, Caught a Ghost, Valida (DJ Set) @ The Echo
  • Chuck Ragan, Tim McIlrath, Dave Hause, Jenny O @ The Observatory
  • (FREE) Chief, Tashaki Miyaki, Strangelove, Chase Cohl @ The Satellite
  • Kurt Braunohler, Kristen Schaal @ The Virgil
  • (FREE) Plus 9pm, Too Bad 945pm, The Wingard Manor 1030pm, Nodigga 1115pm, Bird Mad Girl 1215am @ Los Globos
  • Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner of The National, Nico Muhly @ Walt Disney Concert Hall – Brooklyn Festival
  • The Buring Dolls, Cardboard Lamb @ Redwood Bar
  • (FREE) The Moth & the Flame, Abbot Kinney,  the flight lessons, Nate Weiner@ Silverlake Lounge

TUESDAY – APRIL 23, 2013

  • Beach Day, Chains of Love, Shirley Rolls, Spirit Vine @ Bootleg Bar
  • (FREE) DWNTWN, Hustle Roses @ The Central SAPC
  • The Revival Tour w/ Chuck Ragan (of Hot Water Music), Dave Hause (of The Loved Ones), Tim McIlrath (of Rise Against), Jenny O @ El Rey Theatre
  • Bat For Lashes, Nite Jewel @ Fonda Theatre
  • AraabMUZIK, NastyNasty, Clicks & Whistles, Djemba Djemba @ Echoplex
  • Spectrum, Vex Ruffin, Slayron (Peaking Lights) @ The Echo
  • Flosstradamus, Lil’ Texas & the Underachievers @ The Observatory
  • Seasons, Luna is Honey, Washing Machines @ The Satellite
  • The Ragged Jubilee, The Windsors, Michael Davis with Lions, Lots of Love @ Silverlake Lounge
  • Edie Sedgwick, Spare Parts for Broken Hearts, Gravies, Loughton @ Unit B
  • Herbie Hancock @ Walt Disney Concert Hall
  • (FREE) Black Apples, Crown Plaza, Basement Babies @ Harvard & Stone
  • Bell Gardens, Brent Rademaker and the Lost and Found @ 3 Clubs
  • (FREE) Great White Buffalo @ Hemingway’s


  • The Three O’Clock, The 88 @ Troubadour
  • Freedom Fry, Hotel Cinema, Holychild, Burnt Shape @ The Echo
  • Ziggy Marley and Canyon Cody @ The Roxy 
  • The Bunny Gang (featuring Nathen Maxwell of Flogging Molly) Fran Angelo, Alfonso Velez @ Bootleg Bar
  • Sad Robot, Black Belt Karate and Armada @ The Satellite
  • Mars Argo, Davis Fetter, Signal Brigade, W I R E S @ Silverlake Lounge
  • The Happy Casualties @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • The Present Moment , V.O.W.S. @ Complex in Glendale
  • Hobart W Fink, Minus Ned, Habits and Spirit Vine @ The Central SAPC
  • Bass Drum Of Death Tijuana Panthers, Beach Party @ Bootleg Bar
  • Viza, Hotel Sleep, BlackMore, Heibert, the Dirty Diamond and Hooshere @ El Rey Theatre


  • Beach Day, Chains of Love @ Constellation Room
  • Crystal Castles, Doldrums @ Fox Theater Pomona
  • Nathan Maxwell (of Flogging Molly) @ Alex’s Bar
  • (FREE) Fol Chen @ Amoeba Music
  • Dear Boy, Soft Swells, The Active Set @ Bootleg Bar
  • Manchester Orchestra @ House of Blues Los Angeles
  • Har Mar Superstar, Josh Tillman, Rocky Business @ The Satellite
  • Rob Delaney @ Largo
  • AK and Her Kalashnikovs, Year of Suns, Blackwater Jukebox @ Silverlake Lounge
  • Nightmare and the Cat, Shepard Fairey (DJ Set) @ Skirball Cultural Center – Gary Baseman’s House Party
  • Telekinesis, Mount Moriah, Papparazzi @ The Echo
  • Wavves, Incan Abraham, Hott MT @ Echoplex
  • Alkaline Trio, Bayside @ The Observatory
  • Haunted Summer, Landon Marcus @ El Cid
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery, the Cigarette Bums and East of the River @ 5 Star Bar
  • (FREE) The Record Company, Rachel Goodrich @ Harvard & Stone
  • Luke Jenner of The Rapture (DJ Set), David Scott Stone (DJ Set), Dane Chadwick (DJ Set) @ The Smell
  • Jeff Bridges & the Abiders @ El Rey Theatre
  • The Breakups, Lost on Purpose and In Leagues @ Lot 1 Cafe
  • Evenings ‘Yore’ Release Party Lazy Brow, D33J, Groundislava @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
  • Vokab Kompany Johanna Phraze, Joe Con, Little Giants, Nico/Skuzzy @ Dakota Lounge

FRIDAY – APRIL 26, 2013

  • Crystal Castles, Invisibles, Doldrums @ Hollywood Palladium
  • Los Amigos Invisibles @ Fonda Theatre
  • Vicente Fernandez @ Gibson Amphitheatre 
  • Stagecoach Country Music Festival feat. Jeff Bridges & The Abiders, Old Crow Medicine Show & more
  • Free Moral Agents, Bobby Blunders, RYAT, DJ Nobody @ Alex’s Bar
  • Jon Brion @ Largo
  • DJ Shadow (All Basses Covered DJ Set) @ The Observatory
  • The Aquadolls, Black Sea, Me Lacey Flowers @ Pehrspace
  • Brit Week feat. The Veils, Andy Burrows (We Are Scientists), Pop Noir @ The Echo
  • Medeski Martin & Wood @ Royce Hall UCLA
  • Lydia, From Indian Lakes, Sweet Talker @ The Roxy
  • Chappo, Francisco The Man, Wires In the Walls @ The Satellite
  • Signals, Sacred Destinies, Norse Horse, Ezra Buchla @ The Smell
  • Raekwon @ The Observatory
  • Dorian Wood at the Mezz
  • Gehenna, Seven Sisters of Sleep, Youth Code, Children of God, Stoic Violence, Whip Hand @ Unti B
  • The Mother Hips, the Lonely Wild, Kevin Sousa @ Saint Rocke
  • The Cave Singers, Bleeding Rainbow @ Bootleg Theater
  • (FREE w/ RSVP) The Wild Ones @ Los Globos
  • Blackwater Jukebox, the Anti-Job, the Rock n’ Roll and the Kyms @ the Lot 1 Cafe
  • Making Movies, Fine, Natalie Smith @ El Cid


  •  Stagecoach Country Music Festival feat. Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants, Justin Townes Earle, Nick 13 & more
  • Lovely Bad Things, Moses Campbell, Peter Pants, Surf Curse @ The Smell
  • TV Girl, Monster Rally, Basement Babies @ Bootleg Bar
  • Brit Week feat. New Build (Hot Chip / LCD Soundsystem) Splashh, NO CEREMONY///, Blood Red Shoes, Swim Deep, Various Cruelties, Virals, Pop Noir, Deluka (DJ Set), Club Underground (DJ Set) @ Echoplex
  • Them Howling Bones, John Wayne Bro, Barrel Fever Trio, Dano Forte’s Juke Joint Freak Show @ Detroit Bar
  • Adolescents @ House Of Blues Anaheim
  • Shuggie Otis, Jesca Hoop @ El Rey Theatre
  • Danzig, Doyle, Corrosion of Conformity, The Agonist @ Fox Theater Pomona
  • Tommy Santee Klaws, The Old Round, Many Distant Cities, Matt Kivel (of Princeton) @ hm157
  • The Proclaimers (acoustic duo show) @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop
  • Kontravoid @ Complex in Glendale
  • The Adolescents, the Dickies, Shattered Faith and the Crowd @ House of Blues Anaheim
  • The Lonely Forest, Now Now @ The Satellite
  • (FREE) The Sudden Passion @ Origami Vinyl
  • New Build, Splashh, NO CEREMONY///, Blood Red Shoes, Swim Deep, Various Cruelties, Virals, Pop Noir @ Echoplex
  • The Dear Hunter, Naive Thieves @ The Glass House
  • Lydia, Indian Lakes, Sweet Talker @ Constellation Room
  • Hi Ho Silver Oh, Paperhaus, Rachel Goodrich, the Golden Ghosts @ Echo Country Outpost
  • Stereo Total, Rainbow Arabia, My Pet @ Troubadour
  • Julien-K, Battles Tapes, IAMDYNAMITE and the Virginmary’s @ Viper Room
  • PLUS 9:45pm @ Molly Malone’s
  • Ann Magnuson, Kristian Hoffman, LoveyDove, the World Record, Jillinda Palmer and the Cat Museum @ El Cid
  • Phèdre les oiseaux (Phaedra the birds) @ Masonic Lodge
  • The King’s Inn Spring Fling Restavrant, Them Howling Bones, John Wayne Bro, Barrel Fever trio, Dano Forte Juke Joint Freak Show @ Detroit Bar
  • (FREE before 10:30pm) Funky Sole w/ Roger Rivas (The Aggrolites, Rivas Records) Hosted by Jesse Wagner (The Aggrolites) @ The Echo
  • CATURDAY Benefit w/ Ann Magnuson & Kristian Hoffman, LoveyDove, The World Record, Jillinda Palmer, The Cat Museum  & more @ El Cid

SUNDAY – APRIL 28, 2013

  •  Stagecoach Country Music Festival feat. Becky Stark, John Reilly and Friends & more
  • The Lonely Forest, Now, Now @ Constellation Room
  • Derde Verde, Simone White @ Bootleg Bar
  • Chuck Inglish @ The Central SAPC
  • Vicente Fernandez @ Gibson Amphitheatre
  • Steve Mason (of Beta Band), Dark Furs, The Hummingbirds @ Echoplex
  • Neil Hamburger, Andy Kindler, Brody Stevens, Brett Gelman @ The Satellite
  • Part Time Punks Bauhaus night with Love & Rockets, Tones On Tail  @ The Echo
  • Danzig with Doyle Corrosion Of Conformity, The AGONIST @ Ventura Theater
  • Grand Ole Echo, The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Ronnie Fauss, RT N’ THE 44′S, Andrew Sheppard @ The Echo
  • From Indian Lakes Summer Leagues, Paper Planet, Madison Marie and Mackenzie Paige, Me and the City, Ray Torres and the Mercy @ The Glass House
  • Phèdre les oiseaux (Phaedra the birds) @ Masonic Lodge

One thought on “Los Angeles Concert Calendar (April 22 – 28, 2013)

  1. Jerry

    Damn. Bummed I missed out on the Stones. But I’m excited to see The Virginmarys with Julien K.

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