6 Must-See Concerts in Los Angeles, Sept. 12 -18 feat. Jehnny Beth, Darkside, Jhené Aiko

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This week in live music in Los Angeles, it’s all about Primavera Sound LA, but before we all wait for the big event, there’s plenty of concert to get you warmed up. From free shows to very expensive shows, punk shows, R&B gigs and more — this week in Los Angeles there’s plenty to choose from and we’ve selected our favorites. Check out our selections for the best shows of this week below!


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Sept. 13 — Jehnny Beth at Zebulon

Known as the fierce lead singer of the post-punk band, SavagesJehnny Beth wields the full breadth of her power with her solo project. Championing self-empowerment and never holding back, Beth released her debut solo album, To Love Is To Live, in 2020 followed by a collaborative album with Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream. Ferociously poetic and with no restraints, Beth is a sight to see and hear live and in the flesh.

Tickets are priced at $24.72.

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Sept. 14 — Darkside at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Darkside, the project by Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington will perform at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Wednesday, Sept. 14. Darkside just straight up make very cool music. Their sonic grooves, as heard in “Paper Trails” build up with suspense and just make you wanna move, while tracks like “I’m The Echo” slap and inspire those abstract head-bangs. These guys make sonic

Tickets are priced at $20 – $49.50.

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Sept. 14-17 – Kendrick Lamar at KIA Forum

Kendrick Lamar is bringing his Big Steppers Tour home to Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena. The beloved L.A. rap artist has four shows at the Crypto Arena and while they’re are all — as expected — sold-out, fans can still score resale options. Pro tip: resale ticket prices usually drop as they get closer to show time. Kendrick Lamar’s new album Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers is out now and can be streamed via all major streaming platforms.

Tickets are sold-out, but there are resale options.

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Sept. 15 — Giveon at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Los Angeles local and R&B singer Giveon will be playing Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 15 ahead of his Primavera Sound LA set. Selling out shows across the U.S., in celebration of his debut album Give or Take, GIVĒON is on his way to being an R&B superstar. With a talent for storytelling through his warm, yet personal lyrics and gorgeous R&B arrangements, the Long Beach, California native is soaring high.

Tickets are priced at $20 – $99.50.

Sept. 16 — Jhené Aiko at Greek Theatre

Jhené Aiko
has scheduled a headlining Los Angeles concert date at the Greek Theatre Los Angeles for Friday, Sept. 16. A six-time Grammy nominee singer and songwriter and soon-to-be mother, Jhené Aiko has been keeping busy! The talented singer and business woman just launched her new label venture ALLEL Sound, a Def Jam Recordingsimprint. She recently signed her first talent, August 08 who will also support as the Greek!

Tickets are priced at $29 – $490.

Sept. 17 — Egg Drop Soup, Plague Vendor at Permanent Records Roadhouse

On a budget but want an arena-like energy? Permanent Records Road House is the place to be this Saturday, that is if youre not headed to Primavera Sound LA. Unleash those groovy moves and headbands with a double-header that will cost you only $10 or nothing! Kick off your show day at 6pm with Egg Drop Soup, The Pretty Flowers and Zache Davis. The show is FREE! Stay for a while until 8pm and catch Plague Vendor, Death Chant and DJ mikey longhair. The second gig is only $10.

Tickets can be bough at the door.

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