Desert Daze 2017 is upon us, and the three-day weekend in the desert will bring us performances by Courtney Barnett, Kurt Vile, Iggy Pop, Spiritualized and so many other bands, check out the full lineup here. Before, the week has a lot to offer
On Monday 9th, Billy Bragg is at the Grammy Museum, Wolf Alice is at Amoeba, fresh from her performance at Cal Jam 17, Leon is at the El Rey with Wrabel, Coast Modern have a sold out show at the Echo with Salt Cathedral.The Regent has a very heavy night headlined by Cattle Decapitation and also featuring Revocation, Artificial Brain, Thanatology. Goon and Alyeska continue their residency at the Echoplex with Wolf Woodcock and Bones Muhroni. Walter TV are at the Bootleg Bar with Shit Giver, Mikey Kampman, and Chad Ubovich from Meatbodies, The Revies are at the Satellite with Lucy Arnell, Strange Phases and Singer & the Scientist, Molly Lewis and Her Band are at Zebulon with John Schneider and Naomi Greene, and Battle Tapes are at the Moroccan Lounge with Lean.
On Tuesday 10th, Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees with Joan Baez, Brandi Carlile, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin is happening at the Wiltern Theater, Billy Bragg has a sold out show at the Troubadour, Kauf has a record release party at the Echo with Pompeya and Maiah Manser, Low Roar is at the Bootleg theater with Charlie Cunningham and Alyeska, and Tee Grizzley is at the Roxy with Lud Foe, OMB Peezy, SadaBaby
On Wednesday 11th, The Make-Up have a sold out show at the Echo with French Vanilla and The Echo Ohs, The National is at the Hollywood Bowl with Local Natives and Daughter, Everything Everything is at the Teragram Ballroom with The Palms and Teischa. The Hi Hat is hosting a Tom Petty Tribute with Brandon of Dream Phases, Emily Gold, Jenn Prince, Wyatt Blair, Ryan Reidy, Vug Arakas, Azalia Snail, Kacey Barnes, Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie are in conversation at the Grammy Museum, Decorator are at the Satellite with CYN and Dang Clēts, and Blackbird Days continue their residency at the Redwood Bar with Birds & Arrows and Spencer Robinson & the Wolf Spiders
On Thursday 12th, Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are at Amoeba, ahead of their Desert Daze performance, The Make Up have another sold out show at the Echo with Warm Drag and The Echo Ohs, La Femme is playing the Regent Theater with Naomi Greene. The Echoplex is hosting Turn It Up! a benefit for Puerto Rico and Mexico, Depeche Mode is at the Hollywood Bowl, Natalia Lafourcade is at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Macklemore is at the Wiltern, First Aid Kit are at the Theater At Ace Hotel with Van William, Lords of Acid are at the Fonda Theater with Combichrist, Christian Death, En Esch & Night Club, Nothing But Thieves are at the El Rey Theater with Missio & Airways, Shawn Colvin has a sold out show at the Troubadour with Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Kan Wakan is at the Moroccan Lounge with Jesse Jo Stark and Avi Buffalo, Angelo De Augustine is at the Bootleg with Avi Buffalo and Madison Cunningham, Sound Of Ceres are at the Satellite with Vinyl Williams, HOTT MT and Pavo Pavo and Andrew Bird has a sold out show at Zebulon with Simone White.
On Friday 13th, Desert Daze begins!! Father John Misty is at the Greek theater with Weyes Blood, The Afghan Whigs are at the Fonda theater with Har Mar Superstar, X celebrate 40 years of punk in Los Angeles at the Grammy Museum, Mutemath are at the Wiltern with Colony House and Roses, Joseph are at the El Rey theater with Liza Anne, Bicep are at the Echoplex with Chris Cruse, Elvis Perkins is at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Tera Melos are at the Roxy with Speedy Ortiz, Crooks On Tape, Blue Hawaii are at the Moroccan Lounge, and Art Garfunkel is in conversation at Grand Performance.
On Saturday 14th, Desert Daze continues…. Depeche Mode has another show at the Hollywood Bowl, David Lynch has his Festival of Disruption at the Theater At Ace Hotel with Bon Iver, The Kills, TV On The Radio, Sharon Van Etten, Laura Marling, Reggie Watts, Moby, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are at Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Flying Lotus in 3D & Thundercat unite for a concert at Fairbanks Lawn At Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Galantis are at the Greek theater with The Him and Pat Lok, Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions are at the Fonda theater with Peaking Lights, Sparks are taking over the El Rey with The Sewing Sisters, Fletcher is at the Troubadour with Tayler Buono, The Script are at the Wiltern, CDMX Now! w/ Mexrissey, La Sonora Santanera & more are at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Five Iron Frenzy are The Roxy with Squad Five-O, and Nikki Land and JD McPherson are at the Regent.
On Sunday 15, Desert Daze is still happening, David Lynch has his second day of Festival of Disruption at the Theater At Ace Hotel, Cafe Tacvba are at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile are at the Orpheum Theatre with Jen Cloher, Thundercat & Flying Lotus in 3D have a second performance on Fairbanks Lawn At Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Sparks have a second night at El Rey Theatre with Mister Goodnite, and Sun Kil Moon is at the Regent Theater.
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