November 11 — STRFKR at El Rey Theatre
The psych-infused indietronica dance party factory known as STRFKR is ready to bust out the big beats and dance floor hits such as “Open Your Eyes” and “Never Ever” from their new album Being No One, Going Nowhere for Los Angeles party-goers who don’t want to stop moving ’til the break of dawn.Supporting acts Gigamesh and Psychic Twin get things heated up.
November 11 — Monarchy at The Echoplex
London based duo Monarchy is comprised of Andrew Armstrong (producer, DJ) and Ra Black (vocals), and together they’re Captain Planet! Jk, but they are an absolute synth-pop powerhouse that’ll command you to dance! They’ve performed at big festivals such as Coachella, remixed the likes of Lady Gaga and Ellie Goulding and their debut performance was at Cape Canaveral, FL where they transmitted their songs into space. Far out! Catch supporting act, buzz-worthy French R&B duo Her. DJ Paul V keeps the music pumpin’ and flowing throughout the evening.
November 11 — The Dictators NYC at The Viper Room
Punk rock veterans The Dictators NYC are taking the West Coast by storm with their Search and Destroy 2016 Tour. This punk rock whirlwind of loud, hard hitting songs will include a slew of classic, old school jams and even some new ones like the “Supply and Demand,” dubbed the “Coolest Song in the World” by Little Steven’s Underground Garage radio show. The Stitches, Black Mambas and Motor 66 get the punk rock gears turning.
November 11 — Jenny Hval at Resident
Norwegian recording artist Jenny Hval has released several avant-garde albums, including her latest — the vampy, conceptual and unique 2016 release Blood Bitch, which delves into some of her goth and metal inspirations, picked up from early days weaving through the Norwegian black metal scene. You can snag a copy of the album via Sacred Bones Records or hear it live at her upcoming Resident performance. Her unique sense of artistry is quite a thing to behold!
November 11 — Missing Persons at Don The Beach Comber
’80s new wave/rock pioneers Missing Persons, led by front woman Dale Bozzio, remain flawless all these years later as we witnessed during their badass Lolipalooza set. Indulge in some musical nostalgia, sing along to the hits such as “Words” and “Destination Unknown,” and trust us, you’ll be happy you did. Cuzin Judy opens.
November 11 — Mercies with Air Traffic Controller at The Satellite
Indie pop duo Mercies started from humble New England beginnings until Josh Rheault and Sammy Dent decided to take an ambitious leap and move their developing music project to Los Angeles. These transplants have done well for themselves and the result is their sophomore record Blue Against Green which taps deeply into their personal experiences and reflections on their major life changes in recent years. Electronic fueled alt-rockers Air Traffic Controller support, playing smashing songs off their new album Black Box. The Britanys and Bleu open.
November 12 — Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival at Exposition Park
Rap sensation Tyler, The Creator and Goldenvoice are teaming up again for the 5th annual Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival. Time to go wild Los Angeles because this line-up is cray! Mind-blowing performances by Erykah Badu, Lil Wayne, Chance the Rapper, A$AP Rocky, ScHoolboy Q, Death Grips, Sleigh Bells, The Internet, DJ Mustard, Kehlani, Joey Bada$$, SZA, Kaytranada, A$AP Ferg, Toro y Moi, Action Bronson, Kali Uchis, Domo Genesis, Tyler the Creator and more are not to be missed! If you snooze on these tickets, you will lose.
November 12 — The 50th Anniversary of the Sunset Strip Demonstration at Echoplex
Domenic Priore’s book Riot on the Sunset Strip: Rock n’ Roll’s Last Stand in Hollywood delves into the rich and cultured history of the magnetic music, art and social revolution of that era. Now the book is inspiring a live show dedicated to celebrating the 50th Anniversary of that special time and place in music history. Nov 12, 1966 w/ LOVE REVISITED, The Premiers, The Pandoras, The Loons, The Creation Factory, Frankie and the Witch Fingers, Bombón, Shag Rats and DJ Tony Tiger will all be on hand to perform and pay tribute. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind show!
November 13 — Los Crudos at The Echoplex
Last time we caught hardcore punk rockers Los Crudos live bodies were flying through the air, stage diving was a given, and mosh pits were ignited throughout the frenzied night. The music-fueled manic punk rock mayhem will be popping off once again when they shake The Echoplex to its core this November. Opening acts are Remorseless, Tozcos, Marron. Bonus, a portion of ticket sales will be going to My Friend’s Place, an organization committed to serving homeless youth in LA.