Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Fonda Theatre
Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Fonda Theatre, 2017 — Photo: Ceethreedom

And we thought this past week was jammed with must-see shows; well, it doesn’t stop this week and it probably won’t stop for the rest of of Rocktober. This week’s must-see concerts in Los Angeles range from the bombastic Latin pop of Bomba Estéreo to the raucous punk of the Spits and the sonorous sounds of Jaw Love, along with shows from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Muse, Stevie Nicks, Wu-Tang Clan and more. Check it all out below and go hit a show or two!


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Bomba Estéreo
Bomba Estéreo at The Novo — Photo by Farah Sosa

Oct. 3 — Bomba Estéreo at Hollywood Palladium

Bomba Estéreo have announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert at Hollywood Palladium on Oct. 3, 2022. Most recently, Bomba Estéreo has collaborated with Bad Bunny on his much-anticipated album on the sizzling track “Ojitos Lindos.” The new song is a sultry bachata banger that showcases Bomba Estéreo’s signature sound. Bad Bunny’s falsetto vocals fit perfectly over the top of the laid-back instrumentals, creating a seductive vibe that is sure to get listeners moving.

Tickets are priced at $39 – $40.

Oct. 3 — Silversun Pickups at Orpheum Theatre

Silversun Pickups have announced their 21-date Physical Thrills Tour, with special guests Eliza and The Delusionals, in support of their forthcoming album, Physical Thrills, out Aug. 19. On  Oct. 3 at the Orpheum Theatre in LA, you can catch the beloved LA-based indie band. Physical Thrills, the band’s sixth studio album is out now via New Machine Recordings. 

Tickets are priced at $19 – $49.

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Oct. 5 — Jaws of Love at Silver Lake Lounge

Jaws of Love., the solo project of Colombian-American recording artist Kelcey Ayer, also the co-lead vocalist of L.A.’s beloved Local Natives, has announced an intimate residency at the Silverlake Lounge for October, and Grimy Goods is thrilled to co-present! Kicking off this Wednesday, Oct. 5 — the Jaws of Love residency is FREE and 21 and up! This Wednesday you’ll enjoy performances by ELKE, Shrimpnose and a DJ set by Stryker before being serenaded by the serene vocals of Ayer. But if you’ve been listening to Jaws of Love’s new music, you already know those sweet vocals are arriving with some experimental sonics and tasteful distortion (listen here). Second Life the new album from Jaws of Love and it is out November 11, but get it taste for on Oct.5 and every Wednesday this October.

Tickets are FREE!

Oct. 5 — Dehd at the Belasco

Three piece Chicago based rock band Dehd share their latest album, Blue Skies, out via Fat Possum. With mostly bite sized songs on the album — only a few pass the 3-minute mark and many are just barely over two minutes — Dehd’s tunes create little sparks of light that flair up before burning out; the darkness replaced by another bright and glaring track until you’ve suddenly reached the end. Don’t miss Dehd when they return to Los Angeles with a headline show at the Belasco in Downtown LA on Oct. 5.

Tickets are priced at $22.

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Oct. 6 — The Spits at Teragram Ballroom

Everytime we check out the Spits it’s a wild show full of sweat and madness. Bringing the party with their raucous skate punk, you better believe this is going to be an epic show where you best bring your party pants. The Spits will be playing with Sheer mag on Oct. 6 at the Teragram Ballroom

Tickets are priced at $25.

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Oct. 6 — Yeah Yeah Yeahs at Hollywood Bowl

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have announced tour dates with a Los Angeles concert date at the Hollywood Bowl for Thursday, Oct. 6. To top it all off, the iconic indie band will be supposed by Japanese Breakfast and The Linda Lindas!!! This is quite possiblby the best show of all of October, if not the year (one of). Touring in support of their gorgeous new album, Cool It Down, the eight-track album is the band’s first in nine years and sparkles with a fresh, more pop-friendly sound. Still with a sharp YYYs edge, the melodic album is one that brings out all the emotions we’ve been holding on to the past few years.

Tickets are sold-out but there are resale options for as low as $39!

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More Concert This Week In LA:

Oct. 3 — Stevie Nicks at Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 3 — Pixies at the Wiltern

Oct. 4– Muse at the Wiltern

Oct. 4 — Wu-Tang Clan & Nas at Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 5 — Lykke Li at Masonic Lodge

Oct. 6 — Metric at the Wiltern

Oct. 6 — Phoenix at YouTube Theater

Oct. 7 — The Bronx with The Chats at The Belasco

Oct. 7 — New Order with Pet Shop Boys at Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 7 — Rosalía at YouTube Theater

Oct. 7 — Dom Dolla at Shrine Expo Hall

Oct. 7 — Julia Jacklin at Fonda Theatre

Oct. 8 – 9 — Ohana Encore

Oct. 8 — Pet Shop Boys with New Order at Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 8 — The Black Keys with Band Of Horses at KIA Forum

Oct. 8 — Cut Copy at The Novo

Oct. 8 — Taleen Kali at Moroccan Lounge

Oct. 9 — Mary J Blige at KIA Forum

Oct. 9 — GWAR at Belasco

Oct. 9 — ZEDD at Dolby Theatre

Oct. 9 — Meshuggah at Hollywood Palladium

Oct. 9 — RÜFÜS DU SOL at Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 9 — Iceage at The Regent

Oct. 9 — The Cult at the Greek Theater

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