best la shows of the month

It’s a new year! We’ve combed through our emails, scoured ticket / venue websites to find the best Los Angeles concerts of the month. As always, we focus on lesser known / indie acts, but don’t be surprised if you see a few well-known names in the mix.

This month of January, catch recommended acts such as Loyal Lobos, His Eyes Have Fangs, Amen Dunes, Hackedepicciotto, Maggie Rogers, The Hurricanes, Wild Mocassins, Des Rocs, and more. Stream the accompanied playlist to get acquainted with some of the bands, especially if you ain’t never heard of them. A lot of hidden gems!

January 5 — Loyal Lobos, Model Child, Bunny Lowe at Bootleg Theater

January 6 — Night Shop, Anna St. Louis, Laena Geronimo, Red Channel, Fell Runner at The Echo

January 9 — Arthur King, Bill Baird, Omni Gardens at The Echo

January 10 — Warthog, Body Fluid, P22, Hate Preachers at Zebulon

January 11 — Warbly Jets, Collapsing Scenery at The Echo

January 11 — ZOOLUXX, His Eyes Have Fangs at Zebulon

January 11 — Amen Dunes, Spellling at Teragram Ballroom

January 13 — SILENTSHOUT, Tolliver, O Future at Moroccan Lounge

January 13 — Rett Madison, Emma Cole at The Love Song

January 13 — The Memories, Super Lunch at Bootleg Theater

January 13 — Hackedepicciotto, Matt Cronk at The Echo

January 16 — Gang Gang Dance at Zebulon

January 17 — Maggie Rogers at Fonda Theatre

January 17 — Deerhunter at Lode Room

January 18 — Nao at The Novo

January 19 — Espresso, The Hurricanes at The Hi Hat

January 19 — Ceci Bastida, Dorian Wood; DJ Set: Devendra Banhart at Bootleg Theater

January 22 — Elton John at STAPLES Center

January 23 — Des Rocs (Early Show), Dirty Honey at Moroccan Lounge

January 23 — Chrome Sparks, Teen Daze, Max at Teragram Ballroom

January 24 — Jane Holiday, Morgan St. Jean at Resident

January 24 — Bas at El Rey Theatre

January 25 — Wild Mocassins w/ DEGA at Resident

January 25 — Juan Wauters at Gold Diggers

January 27 — The Music of The Rolling Stones for Kids at Echoplex

January 27 — Miserable, Spare Parts, Perfume at Moroccan Lounge

January 28 — Golden Gardens at Silverlake Lounge

January 29 — Wild Child, Puscie Jones Revue, Batty Jr. at Echoplex

January 29 —   A Dinner Party with Henry Jamison (performance) at Checker Hall

January 29 — Jacob Banks at Fonda Theatre

January 31 — Paige Stark, Charles, Poppy Jean Crawford at Bootleg Theater

January 31 — Lens Mozer LP release w/ Sofia Bolt & Camila Webb at Zebulon

January 31 — A$AP Rocky with special guest Ski Mask The Slump God

Free Residencies:

Justus Proffit at Bootleg Theater — Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28
Featuring: Shredder, Lily Waters, Rose Dorn, Sheer, Ryan Pollie

Jen Awad at the Echo — Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28
Featuring: Veronica Bianqui, Tangerine, DMTina, Disco Shrine, Cassandra Violet & more