37 Best Los Angeles Concerts This August Featuring Radiohead, Alabama Shakes, PJ Harvey and More

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Boris

August 26 — Boris at Regent Theater
Japan’s heavy metal shredders Boris are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their 2006 breakthrough album Pink and lucky Los Angeles concert-goers will get to hear the album played live in entirety at this special Regent Theater show. The band is also releasing a deluxe reissue of Pink, which includes nine previously unreleased bonus tracks, so get your paws on it! Earth opens.
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August 27 — Diane Coffee at The Getty
Nothing beats a great free concert and this month Saturdays Off the 405 at The Getty museum courtyard is presenting Diane Coffee (aka Shaun Fleming, drummer of Foxygen). Coffee’s unique, self-described psychedelic Motown sound, is inspired by music legends such as Queen, T. Rex and David Bowie. Jam out freely to songs from his latest album Everybody’s a Good Dog.
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August 28 — Clan of Xymox with Drab Majesty at Echoplex
’80s Dutch dark-wave meets dream-pop trailblazers Clan of Xymox are giving a rare performance at The Echoplex, presented by famed post-punk party makers Part Time Punks. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the 4AD recording artists and songwriting trio run through synth driven classics off their self-titled debut and sophomore album Medusa. Lo-fi darkwave artist Drab Majesty opens.
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Kendrick Lamar

August 27 & 28 — FYF Fest
FYF Fest keeps getting better and better and we have no idea how they will top their 2016 lineup which includes performances by Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Grace Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Air, Beach House, Grimes, Hot Chip, Anohni, Blood Orange, Father John Misty, Explosions in the Sky, Moby (DJ Set), Rae Sremmurd, Young Thug, Saves The Day (performing Stay What You Are), Vince Staples, Wolf Parade, Shellac, Charles Bradley, Todd Terje & The Olsens, Ty Segall & The Muggers, Junior Boys, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Jagwar Ma, The Black Lips, Peter Bjorn & John, DIIV, Chelsea Wolfe, Kelela, Bicep, Wild Nothing, Head Wound City, and more! This will surely be a concert that Los Angeles attendees will never forget.
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August 30 — Jagwar Ma at The Roxy
Australian psychedelic dance band Jagwar Ma just released their first single “OB1” from their forthcoming Autumn album release Every Now & Then. Can’t catch their set at FYF Fest? Don’t be sad face! All you gotta do is bust out those boogie shoes, head on down to The Roxy, and be the first to get a sneak preview of the fresh tunes live!

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