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L.A. Burning, West Coast Concert Picks, August 22th To 28th

West Coast concert picks
LCD Soundsystem is playing This Ain’t No Picnic

In this week’s West Coast concert picks: Vince Staples is at the Fonda Theatre, Melissa Etheridge at the Ford, Shakey Graves at the Wiltern, Steve Earle at the Troubadour, Kid Cudi and Denzel Curry at the Kia Forum, Soft Cell at YouTube Theater, José González at the Ford, Diana Ross at the Hollywood Bowl, Chris Brown at the Kia Forum, Echo & The Bunnymen at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, The Killers and Johnny Marr at Banc of California Stadium, Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison, & Joan Jett at SoFi Stadium and this weekend, there is This Ain’t No Picnic with The Strokes, Phoebe Bridgers, Beach House, Idles, Caroline Polachek, LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Courtney Barnett, and many others…

Monday 22
A Night Benefiting Reproductive Rights with X-Ambassadors, Grandson, Upsahl, Jensen McRae, Corook, & Rosie at the Troubadour
Spotlight: Soccer Mommy at the Grammy Museum
The Berries with On Being An Angel & Cody Wyoming at Zebulon
Tupac Shakur at the Canvas at LA Live
Amenra, Liturgy at Catch One
Gothic Tropic, Lydell, Iyana at the Moroccan Lounge
Tolliver at The Echo
Westerner, Gatlin, Spectre Jones, Quinton Griggs at School Night (Bardot)

Tuesday 23
Vince Staples at the Fonda Theatre
Melissa Etheridge at the Ford
Switchfoot with Collective Soul at YouTube Theater
Shakey Graves with Jade Bird at the Wiltern
Steve Earle & The Dukes with The Whitmore Sisters at the Troubadour
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Jess Cornelius at the Teragram Ballroom
Marissa Nadler with Sophia Knapp at Resident DTLA
We Found New Music (WFNM) with Verskotzi, Jake Hays, Nieri, Comfort Club, Tristan at Black Rose LA
Arc Iris at Gold-Diggers
Osees, Zig Zags, Gregg Turkington (DJ Set) at 1720 an Elizabeth House & East LA Women’s Center Benefit
Not From England, Velvet Starlings, Swandive, Wayword at the Moroccan Lounge
Andy Clockwise at the Silverlake Lounge
Coi Leray at The Roxy
Bastard Collective, Pure Shit, Hidhawk, D.Monypeny at Zebulon

Wednesday 24
Kid Cudi with Denzel Curry, & Strick at the Kia Forum
Soft Cell at YouTube Theater
Steve Earle & The Dukes with The Whitmore Sisters at the Troubadour
Koe Wetzel with Mike Ryan & Ben Burgess at the Novo
Closebye with Sofia Wolfson & Coolhand Jax at Gold-Diggers
Tribulation, Early Moods at Catch One
Standards, Glacier Veins at El Cid
Sprain, Drowse, Lula Asplund, Nina Spheres at Permanent Records Roadhouse
Lisa Loeb, Stephen Kramer Glickman at The Bourbon Room
Jade Novah at The Echo
Loving, Sam Burton at Zebulon
PWNT at the Silverlake Lounge

Thursday 25
José González with Sam Burton at the Ford
Death Lens with Reckling & Jagged Baptist Club at The Echo
Jessie James Decker with Temecula Road at El Rey Theatre
Max Frost with Cody Lovaas at the Troubadour
Holy Wave with Mint Field & Super Gloom at the Lodge Room
The Drop: Tank at the Grammy Museum
Booty & The Kidd with Mimi Raver, La Pore, & Dead By Sunday at the Goldfish
On the Patio: Frythm at Resident DTLA
Searching for Soul with Ghost & Inka One at the Love Song
Tupac Shakur at the Canvas at LA Live
MGLA, Akhlys at Catch One
Mr Twin Sister, Bamenda at the Echoplex
late night drive home, Benches at El Cid
Skirts, Emily Yacina at Gold-Diggers
Stacey Ryan at the Moroccan Lounge
John-Robert, Kathleen, MyKey at Permanent Records Roadhouse
Son Rompe Pera with Los Jornaleros del Norte & DJ José Galván (of KCRW) at Skirball Cultural Center- Sunset Concerts
Derek Ted, Bella Porter, DCR Pollock at The Virgil
Chalk, Syko Friend at Zebulon
Lefty Parker, Haylie Hostetter, Max Knouse at the Silverlake Lounge

Friday 26
Diana Ross at the Hollywood Bowl
Chris Brown with Lil Baby at the Kia Forum
Echo & The Bunnymen with Cayucas at the Theatre at Ace Hotel
Chase Atlantic with Leah Kate & Xavier Mayne at YouTube Theater
The Driver Era with Summer Salt at the Novo
Geographer with Temme Scott at the Troubadour
Jason Ross at the Hollywood Palladium
Kard at the Wiltern
The Devil Wears Prada with Dying Wish & Stray From The Path at the Regent Theater
Crywank & Chastity at 1720
Tupac Shakur at the Canvas at LA Live
Nick Warren with VisualGiant at Sound Nightclub
Kikínceañera: Noche De Orgullo with Valentina, Doris Anahí, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Ángeles, & Neyva at the Ford
We Three with People R Ugly at El Rey Theatre
Victor Manuelle at the Orpheum Theatre
Vinyl Williams with Peel Dream Magazine & Elephant Stone at the Lodge Room
LA Rugby Sevens After Party at the Fonda Theatre
High Sunn with Paradise Blossom, Autumnwood, T. Rexico, & Reserv at the Paramount
Dub Club with Johnny Osbourne at Echoplex
Evoekore Media Night with La Resistencia at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park
Night of Queer Expression with Mind’s Eye, Mashugana, West America at Junior High
Big League, Wake Up, Photo Ops at Highland Park Bowl
Alpine Decline, Self Improvement, IZM, Kneeling at Non Plus Ultra
Kadabra, DOOMBOYZ, Goat Rhythm, Mountain Tamer at Permanent Records Roadhouse
Taleen Kali at Rubycon Records and Tapes
Jerry’s Middle Finger at the Teragram Ballroom
Caravan 222, Joe August, Zeke Duhon, Damma Damma at The Goldfish
Duskus with Modern Lover at The Roxy
Total Heat, Michelle Coltrane, Patrick Nolan at Zebulon
Pink MOTEL, Red Jodidos, Hannah Hughes Band at the Smell

Saturday 27
This Ain’t No Picnic with LCD Soundsystem, Le Tigre, Jorja Smith, Kaytranada, Jungle, Isaiah Rashad, Circle Jerks, Mac DeMarco, Courtney Barnett, Earl Sweatshirt, Yves Tumor, Honey Dijon, Sleep, Queen Naija, Julia Jacklin, Magdalena Bay, Kelly Lee Owens, Danilo Plessow (MCDE), Arooj Aftab, Ying Yang Twins, Palms Trax, Enjoy, Genesis Owusu, Gerd Janson, Logic1000, Indigo De Souza, Eyedress, Ethel Cain, Godford, Dawn Richard, Peach, Lala Lala, Naafi, Tre’ Amani, Hana Vu, Isabella Lovestory, Maral, & Dave P at Brookside at the Rose Bowl
Diana Ross at the Hollywood Bowl
The Killers with Johnny Marr at Banc of California Stadium
Fitz and The Tantrums with Andy Grammer & Breland at the Greek Theatre
Mötley Crüe with Def Leppard, Poison, & Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at SoFi Stadium
Dr. Fresch at the Hollywood Palladium
The Amity Affliction with Silverstein, Holding Absence, & UnityTX at the Wiltern
Polyphia with Unprocessed & Death Tour at the Fonda Theatre
King Lil G at the Novo
Tupac Shakur at the Canvas at LA Live
River Whyless at the Moroccan Lounge
Mugi at the Moroccan Lounge
Fruition with Goodnight, Texas at the Lodge Room
Now We’re Here with Fantastic Negrito, Kelly Cabellero, Jessa Calderon, Lu Coy, Hprizm/High Priest of Antipop Consortium, Renée Petropoulos, Yvonne Rainer’s Trio A with Flags , Mike Tyus, Luca Renzi, & Davia Spain. at The Broad
An Evening with Christopher Jackson & Wayne Brady at the Ford
Kiana Lede at the Troubadour
LA Sevens Rugby Afterparty with Otile Brown at El Rey Theatre
Dreamgirl, killkiyoshi, Beauty Queen at The Echo
White Jagg with One Outta Ten & The Hayds at The Smell
The New Respects at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park
Wavves, BOYO, Smut at 1720
Bill Orcutt, Chris Corsano, Eloe Omoe at 2220 Arts + Archives
Blind Boys of Alabama at Burton Chace Park
Surya Botofasina – Alice Coltrane: An Expansive Spirit at California Plaza
Wizard Puffs, Chikkers, Hannah at Highland Park Bowl
Belly Belt (Country Experience), Evan Kertman (& His Rancho Shalom Band), Gracie Horse at Permanent Records Roadhouse
Medieval Times, Papa M, Slash/Phase at Permanent Records Roadhouse
Standing On The Corner at The Getty Off the 405
KWAMZAY at The Goldfish
Rhythms of the Village Family Band at Zebulon

Sunday 28
This Ain’t No Picnic 2022 with The Strokes, Phoebe Bridgers, Beach House, Idles, Turnstile, Sparks, Descendents, Caroline Polachek, Four Tet + Floating Points, Slowthai, Tinashe, Wet Leg, Nicki Nicole, Deafheaven, Tems, Romy, Avalon Emerson, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Shame, Paris Texas, Tsha, Nothing, Mdou Moctar, King Woman, Sofia Kourtesis, Girl Ultra, Pachyman, Mike Watt & the Missingmen, Michelle, Margaritas Podridas, Spellling, Zulu, Junior Varsity, Brandon, They Hate Change, & Fundido at Brookside at the Rose Bowl
Lost 80’s Live – 20th Anniversary Tour! with A Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung, The English Beat, Missing Persons, Naked Eyes, Stacey Q, Animotion, The Motels, Dramarama, & Musical Youth at the Greek Theatre
Smooth Summer Jazz with George Benson, Boney James, & Lalah Hathaway at the Hollywood Bowl
Sasha Alex Sloan with Jessie Murph & Slimdan at the Wiltern
Jazz Is Dead with Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge, Brian Jackson, Doug Carn, Henry Franklin, & Katalyst at the Lodge Room
Bobby’s Birthday Bash with Crown The Empire & Tetrarch at the Troubadour
Tupac Shakur at the Canvas at LA Live
Fiesta Pinolera with Armando Vásquez Orquestra Guatao, Juan Solórzano, & Rommel
Ocampo at Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park
Bill Orcutt, Chris Corsano at 2220 Arts + Archives
The Get Up Kids, Sparta at The Regent Theater
Vory at The Roxy
Sunchoked, Roy G. & The Biv, D4U6HT3R at The Smell

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