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Just Announced
March 26, 2015
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SELECT SHOWS ADDED TO THE SITE THIS WEEK

3/27 Busdriver, Brent Weinbach, Eric Andre, DJ Dougg Pound, Andre Hyland, Johnny Pemberton @ Pehrspace

3/27 Guantanamo Baywatch, Levitation Room, Dirt Dress, Vision, Adult Books, The Sloths, and more! @ The Observatory

3/31 Death Cab For Cutie @ Amoeba Music- Hollywood

4/02 HAIM @ Troubadour

4/09 Jenny Lewis @ The Echo

4/10 Honey Child, Guy Blakeslee (of Entrance Band), Rolfe Kent, Avi Zahner @ hm157

4/10 Black Milk, 82Fresh, Kaze, Haseeb, Honor Flow @ Los Globos

4/11 A$AP ANT, Retchy P, Da$h @ Los Globos

4/11 Parachute @ The Observatory

4/14 Brandon Flowers @ Troubadour

4/15 Nadastrom, Braille, Different Sleep @ The Airliner

4/16 Qui, Hepa-Titus, Jerkagram, Orphan Goggles @ Los Globos

4/17 ITAL, Aurora Halal @ Complex

4/17 Bad Religion, OFF!, The Interrupters @ The Fonda Theatre

4/24 Jon Brion @ Largo

4/25 Big Whup, So Many Wizards, Emily Lacy, Nicole Kidman @ Pehrspace

4/28 Della Mae @ The Echo

5/01 Inter Arma, The Body, Full of Hell, Yautja, Jerkagram @ Complex

5/05 Dev @ Troubadour

5/06 Kaya @ Troubadour

5/09 G Jones, Dimond Saints, Coyote Kisses, Nominus, Astronautica, Autograf, Justin Jay @ Club Nokia

5/09 Tei Shi @ The Lyric Theatre

5/11 Timber Timbre, Xiu Xiu @ The Observatory

5/13 Timber Timbre, Xiu Xiu @ The Regent Theater

5/14 Fred Falke, Louis La Roche, jackLNDN, January Black @ Sound Nightclub

5/14 Woods, Alex Bleeker & The Freaks, Simon Joyner @ The Echo

5/15 Adrian Younge (Venice Dawn), Bilal, Laetitia Sadier (of Stereolab), Karolina, Ali Shaheed Muhammad @ The Regent Theater

5/19 Susanne Sundfor @ Club Bahia

5/23 Omar Souleyman @ Jewels Catch One

5/23 Ceremony, Negative Approach @ The Echo

5/23 GBH @ The Observatory

5/26 Kopecky @ The Echo

5/28 The Do @ Bootleg

5/30 Superheaven, Diamond Youth, Rozwell Kid @ The Echo

6/03 Teenage Bottlerocket, The Copyrights, The French Exit, Hands Like Bricks, Old Friends @ Los Globos

6/05 Miami Horror @ The Roxy

6/06 Bomba Estereo, Little Jesus, Sante Les Amis @ The Fonda Theatre

6/11 Hamilton Leithauser @ Club Bahia

6/12 San Cisco, The Prettiots @ El Rey Theatre

6/12 Zero Boys, Lower Class Brats @ The Roxy

6/13 Poison Idea, Raw Power, Attitude Adjustment, Deathwish @ Los Globos

6/16 Boots @ The Echo

6/17 Butch Walker, Jonathan Tyler @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6/17 Bob Schneider @ Largo

6/19 Butch Walker @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6/24 Kristeen Young, Fea @ Alex's Bar

6/25 Houndmouth @ Troubadour

6/27 Houndmouth @ The Observatory

6/27 Smut Peddlers @ The Observatory

6/28 Basement Jaxx, Bootsy Collins, Bootsies Rubber Band @ Hollywood Bowl

7/03 Blackstreet, SWV, Tony! Toni! Toné!, Ginuwine, Troop @ The Greek Theatre

7/03 John Butler Trio @ The Observatory

7/10 Active Child @ The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian

7/14 Memory Tapes, Computer Magic @ The Roxy

8/06 Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ The Roxy

8/13 Everclear, Toadies, Fuel, American Hi-Fi @ Club Nokia

8/17 Lindsey Stirling, Lights @ The Greek Theatre

8/21 Heart, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Liv Warfield @ Hollywood Bowl

8/22 Heart, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Liv Warfield @ Hollywood Bowl

8/30 Erykah Badu, St. Vincent @ Hollywood Bowl

10/06 Overkill, Symphony X @ The Regent Theater

10/15 Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith @ The Greek Theatre

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Recommended Show
March 23, 2015
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Written by Patrick McNamara

There are lots of good shows going on this week but let's just highlight five because it's not like you have endless procrastination time away from doing much more important things like (your line of work), for example.

Oh My Rockness: keeping it simple since 2004

#1. HINDS - Acerogami + The Echo - Wed/Fri - March 25/27th - 2015 A.D.

Spanish band HINDS (formerly known as deers) were one of the buzzy buzz bands of this year's buzzy SXSW. Two chances to see their sunny fuzzy lo-fi punk this week. Go to one, go to both, so that maybe someday you can say you saw them when.

#2. Palma Violets - The Echo - Wed - March 25th - 2015 A.D.

London's Palma Violets would like to play their polished post something punk for you at The Echo tonight. They've been hyped for a couple years now, but don't fret, there's still time for this band to take over this side of “The Pond," say most of today's leading alterna-ster music blobs. Palma Violets also play BURGERAMA this week but more on that in one thrilling minute.

#3. Plague Vendor - The Smell - Thurs - March 26th - 2015 A.D.

Holy shit, this show is only $5? PUNK ROCK. Bam. Buh-Buh-Buh-Bum. Bam. Buh-Boom-Bam.

#4. JEFF The Brotherhood + Bully - Troubadour - Fri - March 27th - 2015 A.D.

These two (yes, real brothers - no, neither named Jeff) straight shred - which makes it less surprising that they were recently dropped by their Major Label. Since when did Major Labels care about shredding. More like $hredding. Ooh. Sick burn. Nashville's Bully opens and, yes, they shred too.

*JEFF The Brotherhood also play BURGERAMA and I think I'm ready to talk about that now.

#5. BURGERAMA - The Observatory - Sat/Sun - March 28/29th - 2015 A.D.

Burger Records' annual two-day fest is off the chainnnnnnnnnnnnnnn this year. Ty Segall + Weezer + Gang of Four + Beach Fossils + Ariel Pink + The Black Lips + Thee Oh Sees + I haven't even scratched goodness. Check out the full lineup and then for go, for godsake.

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March 19, 2015

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Just Announced
March 19, 2015
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SELECT SHOWS ADDED TO THE SITE THIS WEEK

3/20 Reggie Watts, Purple Crayon @ El Cid
3/24 Tom Brosseau @ Largo
3/24 Leon Bridges @ Troubadour
4/03 The Shrine, Dirty Fences @ The Paper Agency
4/04 Telecaves, Arrington de Dionyso, Ezra Buchla, Park Detail's Band, Lee Noble @ Human Resources
4/04 Sea Lions, XO @ Non Plus Ultra
4/04 IAMNOBODI, Jay Prince, Joe Kay, Andre Power, Andres, SPZRKT, Sasha Marie @ The Regent Theater
4/05 Father Murphy, Xiu Xiu Noise, XIA @ Human Resources
4/05 Isaiah Rashad @ The Observatory
4/07 Matt & Kim @ Amoeba Music- Hollywood
4/08 Mark Ronson (DJ Set & signing) @ Amoeba Music- Hollywood
4/09 The Warlocks, Tashaki Miyaki, Dream Boys, The Centimeters, LA Drones, Loto Ball Show, Magic Mirror, Super 78!, Blood Candy, United Ghosts @ Los Globos
4/09 Mansions on the Moon, Mexico City Blondes, We Are Twin @ The Satellite
4/10 Kelela, Bok Bok, Kingdom, NGUZUNGUZU, Prince Will @ Jewels Catch One
4/13 Gorgon City @ Sound Nightclub
4/13 The Orwells @ The Observatory
4/16 In The Whale @ The Satellite
4/17 Peaking Lights, Sensations' Fix, Litronix, Avi Zahner @ The Echo
4/23 Turbo Fruits, Eternal Summers @ The Roxy
4/25 Roses, Benny The Jet Rodriguez, sandlot, Endless Bummer, Colossal Wrecks, Wonton Soup, Arjuna Genome, SEX WOLF, Washing Machines, TV Girl, Crisis Arm, Heathers, Susan, Steppe People, Tough Stuff @ Jewels Catch One
4/25 KAHN, Roommate, Wulf, Nonfuture @ Jewels Catch One
4/26 KXLU Fest with The Muffs, Tony Molina, La Sera, Colleen Green, Habits @ Loyola Marymount University
4/29 The Orb, Govinda @ El Rey Theatre
5/01 Kinky @ Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
5/02 Dustbowl Revival @ Troubadour
5/07 Esperanza Spalding (presents Emily's D+Evolution) @ El Rey Theatre
5/07 Coheed & Cambria @ The Observatory
5/09 Giraffage @ The Observatory
5/10 Josh Garrels @ The Observatory
5/14 Corners, Tropical Popsicle, Pop Heart, Vanilla @ The Echo
5/15 Hutch and Kathy (of The Thermals) @ The Echo
5/19 Prides @ The Echo
5/20 Rocco Deluca @ Troubadour
5/21 GBH, D.I. @ The Roxy
5/24 Shuggie Otis @ Troubadour
6/01 Jack Garratt @ Troubadour
6/02 Ryley Walker @ The Echo
6/02 Kids in the Hall @ The Theatre at Ace
6/09 Agalloch, Helen Money @ The Echo
6/10 Yelawolf @ The Fonda Theatre
6/14 Jedi Mind Tricks @ The Observatory
6/15 Jedi Mind Tricks @ The Roxy
7/07 The Indigo Girls @ El Rey Theatre
7/11 Ryn Weaver @ The Observatory
7/13 Ryn Weaver @ El Rey Theatre
7/19 Between the Buried and Me, Animals As Leaders, The Contortionist @ The Observatory
7/31 The Offspring, Fear @ Hollywood Palladium
7/31 Melt Banana, Torche @ The Roxy
8/06 Laura Marling @ The Palace Theatre
8/08 Fu Manchu @ Troubadour

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Recommended Show
March 15, 2015
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Written by Patrick McNamara

South By So What. There are plenty of good shows going on this week right here in good old Bedford Falls. And here are five of the best of them. Read. Stream. See.

(And if by some chance you are going to SXSW, you really must check out our unofficial SXSW site that lists all the good shows and cool parties because it officially rules.)

#1. Dave Chappelle - Arlington Theatre - Wed - March 18 - 2015 A.D.

Let's start with a show that's not even in LA. That sounds fun. Did you know Dave Chappelle recently announced that he's playing two surprise sets at The Arlington tonight? Did you know that's in Santa Barbara? Did you even know we listed comedy shows on Oh My Rockness? Oh, it's true. We do. Both of these shows are sold-out - but where there's a will - there's a pay.

#2. The Both - Largo - Thurs/Fri - March 19/20th - 2015 A.D.

The Both = Aimee Mann (that hardest two names for anyone to spell correctly the very first time) + Ted Leo (the easiest names ever). Together, The Both (tee-hee) play two shows at Largo. Consider going to one of them. A double pleasure's waitin' for you at this one.

#3. Tijuana Panthers - The Echo - Fri/Sat - March 20/21st - 2015 A.D.

Long Beach sunshine psych punks made good, Tijuana Panthers are now big time enough to headline TWO shows at The Echo this week. You see, kids? Hard work does pay off. All of life's problems are solved and you'll never feel anything resembling pain again after you've headlined two shows at The Echo.

#4. This Will Destroy You / Cymbals Eat Guitars - The Roxy - Fri - March 20th - 2015 A.D.

San Marcos, TX's This Will Destroy You (click if you like eight-year-old band profiles) have been slinging euphoric instrumental post-rock goodness for a long time - just a few short years after Explosions in the Sky sort of did it first, in fact. But it still gets me every time. And Staten Island's Cymbals Eat Guitars (that links to a five-year-old band profile - oh well - consider it a time capsule) are simply one of the finest indie rock bands playing the game, son. A double pleasure's waitin' for you at this one.

#5. Of Montreal - The Regent/Largo - Sun/Mon - March 22/23rd - 2015 A.D.

LIARS. THIS BAND IS FROM ATHENS, GEORGIA.

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Random Rockness
March 12, 2015
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Written by Patrick McNamara

We figured it’s high time we really stretch and reach for our dreams and finally, for the first time in our 10+ years of existence, publish a survival guide to SXSW. After all, every other leading music blob is doing it. Why not us? Why not Whoa My Blobness? We have been going to SXSW since __________ (i.e. one year earlier than whatever year you say you started going) so we know a few things that would be of great interest to a highly niche audience.

The following insightful tips will help you survive a festival that’s designed for almost no other purpose than for its participants to have fun (while somebody somewhere makes money off it). So the stakes are pretty high. But don’t be scared about having a good time. We’ll talk you through it. We promise. So help me blob.

What to Bring

Clothes, girl! But no seriously this is NOT the time to be joking around. I apologize for giving you the first impression that this digital article was going to be humorous in style and not to be taken too seriously.

What you pack on a trip to a music festival is super important shit. And let’s face it, guy, the weather in Austin in March can be pretty prettyyyyy prettyyyyyyy unpredictable. Sometimes it feels like heaven, sometimes it rains, and that one time a few years ago I froze my fucking face off. Pardon my f$#%*#.

There’s no safe play here, but I can tell you to pack less clothes than you think you’ll need because a). you know your money outfit so why even attempt to rotate in anything less than your best? Who cares if it ends up smelling like homeless BBQ vomit? If your clothes don’t stink when SXSW is all said and done then you totally didn’t do it right. And b). ideally, you’ll want to carry-on your baggage (assuming you take to the friendly skies on a real live jet plane - if you’re driving to Austin, you might want to ask the fellas over at Rand-McNally to give you some sweet tips because I know nothing about that).

I say you should carry-on because once some Austin airport employee stole my backpack that I checked and was full of brand new underwear. I shit you not this 100% happened to me (I always purchase new underwear before SXSW - you should too).

But actually maybe you should risk it and check your bag because everybody’s goddamn guitars are going to be competing for your overhead space. I don’t know. Whatever. Pack what you want. This survival guide is starting extremely well. Shall we continue?

Getting Around

Should you rent a car when you’re in Austin? Hell, no! There’s no parking anywhere and if you like to drink free beer at free shows in the daytime, well, you know you shouldn’t be messing around with no motor vehicles, man. Take a taxi from the airport to your hotel (this will be the last time a taxi will be available to you) and drop your shit off.

Then, if you’re one of the special people whose hotel is near all the action, you must be a real VIP Music Industry Insider, so congratulations! You, of course, can walk everywhere (assuming you were smart and packed comfortable shoes - I guess I should have mentioned that in the “What to Bring” section - OOPSIES - if only there was a way to edit these things).

If your hotel is not in walking distance to the center of everything slothful, I feel your pain on that. I stayed right next to the airport two years in a row. It was great. Just great. There’s no way you’ll be getting cabs - during the day, late at night, whenever, never. They. Just. Don’t. Come. So might I be so bold as to suggest you search out a branded street team’s pedicab service to tootle you around? Might as well give enthusiastic college kids who aren’t being paid shit some exercise.

You could also figure out the city’s bus system. It’s not too bad. Once I sat next to this guy carrying like three barrels of vegetables. Or, you could just never go back to your hotel and just stay out the entire time. I’ve never done it but that’s not saying it can’t and hasn’t been done. You just need to solve that tricky time block between 5-10 AM when pretty much nothing is going on except for the noise of a bunch of garbage trucks, a few patrolling police cars, and some passionate regret.

How to See a Show Without a Badge And Also Eat and Drink For Free

This problem is super easy to solve because we came up with the solution ourselves here at Rockness HQ (which is also my bedroom!). We’re more than just a music blob that gives you really good festival survival tips - we also make lists. Shooting for the stars over here. Living the dream.

And for SXSW specifically, we make a list every year of the best FREE shows and parties that you can go see without a badge because most have absolutely nothing to do with SXSW proper. They were just like, “Yo, SXSW, can we get in on this thing you’re doing?” And SXSW was like, “No.” And so the unofficial shows were like, “Well, too bad, sucka.”

We also made a list of all the good shows and parties with free food (“ehhhhhh is there any gluuuuuuten in your breakfast tacooooos?” - some VIP Music Industry Nerd) and/or free drinks. Please remember: just because those nasty ass bottom shelf rum cocktails are free at that branded sponsored thing doesn’t mean you have to drink (all of) them.

Many of these free shows also have RSVPs and we have conveniently provided the Uniform Resource Locator (bet you didn’t even know URL stood for that - come on - be honest for once) to those where applicable. Your best bet is just to RSVP to everything - even those shows you have no intention of going to - because it’s good to have options - and anyway, sponsors who make many of those free shows possible know the rate of attendance on RSVPs is like 0.000000015% or something which, fun fact, is similar odds to a current buzz band’s chance of even still being together in 5 years.

How to Keep Track of All The Shows I Want To See - There Are So Many! - ARGGGH! - I’m Getting Too Old For This Shit!

These headlines are getting ridiculous. “My Rockness,” man. It’s always been about “My Rockness.” Use this impossibly free service to save all the shows you probably won’t end up going to to the calendar of your choice (I prefer the Mayan’s but you might like that sexy NYC firefighter one) and have your whole plan of attack laid out for you right there on your digital screen. We worked hard to make it really easy for you because everything we do….we do it 4 U.

You can also use “My Rockness” to save bands and get email alerts from us when we list their new shows throughout the fest (more shows keep getting added all the damn time and we’re really trying hard to keep up). But that’s not all. You can use “My Rockness” not only during SXSW but also in the other fine cities we cover (NYC, LA, CHI, and to answer your question about the city you live in, yes, we have thought about adding _________ ). “My Rockness” - it’s as simple as apple pie.™

(that’s not our real tagline, obviously - have you ever tried to make your own crust? - it ain’t no roll down Easy Street - what should our tagline for “My Rockness” be? - you don’t have to shoot me suggestions right now - sleep on it)

Where to Nap

Hotel lobbies! They’re everywhere near SXSW’s center (which is somewhere around 6th street and Red River and I-35 but everything is going farther east and north these days so who can really say anymore when down is up and up is down). Some of these glamorous lobbies are more intimate than others so pick out a nice big one where nobody knows what the hell is going on and you can find a forgotten corner to snooze in relative peace. No room required. However, if some hotel employee does prod you with a last night’s glow stick and says something like, “Excuse me, are you a guest of this hotel?” simply play dumb and in dazed way say, “I remember…………….. The Alamo.” Do it right and you just might get a “yee-hawwww!” and a new friend for life. (It shouldn’t be hard to pull this routine off as you were just in the middle of a hardcore nap when some corporate cowboy dressed to the nines in brief authority decided to wake you up.)

Where to Get Away

However many days and nights you spend at SXSW there will come a point when you just need a little goddamn space. Get that dorky ass badge off your neck and out of my face, wannabe VIP Music Industry guy. Step the fuck back, brands. No, I don’t want to get a free temporary tattoo in the backseat of next year’s latest sedan while receiving an exclusive new music listen from some buzz band playing their shit live from the front seat. I’ll catch it on the webcast when I’m dead.

When you’re irritated, tired, and sick of having such a good goddamn time, I suggest a few hours retreat where you explore just beyond SXSW’s borders. There’s no need to go far. There are several peaceful attractions a mere short long walk away (aka a longish walk that’s also kind of shortish).

For example, you could go see former President Lyndon B. Johnson. Not the real dude, of course. He’s totally dead. I’m talking about the interactive robotronic LBJ that’s on display at his museum on the campus of sterile, ugly University of Texas (hook THESE horns). You’ll love it. He wears a cowboy hat. It’s a super quiet and peaceful place because nobody goes (who would?) and it’s just like Chuck E. Cheese but without the animals and games and plastic balls and pizza and fun but WITH the painful backstory of LBJ presiding over the purposeless folly and grand tragedy that was the Vietnam War.

And when you’re done hanging with robo-POTUS consider having a quiet lunch at this nearby place called Crown & Anchor because they make the best burger I’ve had in Texas. Crown & Anchor did not pay me to say this - they don’t even know I exist. “Oh My Who in the What Now?” So I can assure you this recommendation comes from the #heart. After lunch, you could also go swimming at nearby Barton Springs but I’ve never done that because I always remember to buy new underwear for my trip but never to pack my swimsuit Oh well. Or, maybe take in the city’s shopping scene and see if you can score this season’s hottest normcore item - a “Keep Austin Weird” t-shirt. There's lot more stuff to do and see. You'll figure it out.

When Is It A Good Time To Think About Maybe Wanting This Festival To Be Over?

When you find yourself watching a band twenty years past their prime at something called the Holiday Inn Express Stage. You must have taken a wrong turn somewhere. Damn those enthusiastic college street team kids and their pedicabs.

How Do You Know For Sure It’s Time To Go Home?

When you start bitching to whoever else has also been wearing their badge THE ENTIRE FESTIVAL about how much SXSW “has changed.” Pffft. Kill that noise. You’re at a marathon party and you’re there under your own volition (apologies if you were forced to attend for “work” this year ooooh the Music Industry is soooo hard, you guysssss).

There are more good bands playing for you in one week than anyone has a right to see in their entire lifetime, there’s solid food and decent drink, people want to give you free shit wherever you walk, and you’re standing around bitching about having to wade through all the crummy commercials? Come on. Of course that’s part of it. Who cares. Have FUN or GTFO. It’s a party, man - a p-a-r-t-y. And SXSW is what YOU make of it. If you forget everything else I’ve told you here today at least try to remember that. This one’s on you. You want to survive? Have a positive state of mind. You’re going to have a great time. I just know it. I believe in you, bb bae bae boo boo.

Why Am I Still Reading This?

Not sure, but I do hope this SXSW survival guide has been helpful - especially because it’s the first one we've ever published. We thought we’d feel different now that it's finally posted but maybe it takes a little while for the euphoria to kick in. Nevertheless, we know you have a choice when you procrastinate from doing important stuff and we thank you for choosing Oh My Rockness.

Follow us during SXSW on Twitter @OMR_SXSW for show updates. We’ll only tell you about the good stuff. So help me blob.

Just Announced
March 12, 2015
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SELECT SHOWS ADDED TO THE SITE THIS WEEK

3/17 Sophia Knapp, Whispering Pines, Emmett Kelly, Itasca @ El Cid
3/17 Seasons, Willow Willow, Exploding Flowers @ Harvard & Stone
3/18 Dave Chappelle @ Arlington Theatre
3/18 Dave Chappelle @ Arlington Theatre
3/24 Seasons, Liphemra, Bokonon @ Harvard & Stone
3/26 Spazzkid, Redinho, Humans @ Los Globos
3/26 Plague Vendor, Lords of Venus, French Cvnt @ The Smell
3/30 The Cabin Down Below Band, Norah Jones, Brandon Flowers, The Flaming Lips (Wayne + Steve), Devendra Banhart, M. Ward, Best Coast (Bethany Cosentino), Local Natives, Karen Elson, Brian Wilson (special appearance), and more! @ The Fonda Theatre
3/31 Seasons, TULIPS, Manhattan Murder Mystery @ Harvard & Stone
4/01 The Relationship, Soft White Sixties, Blackbird Days @ The Viper Room
4/02 ELEL, Bryan Appleby @ Bootleg
4/08 Shamir @ The Echo
4/08 Tom Morello (Rage Against the Machine), Melissa Etheridge, Jackson Browne, David Crosby and Graham Nash @ The Fonda Theatre
4/08 The Relationship, Golden State, The Wilding @ The Viper Room
4/10 Jessica Pavone, Owen Stewart-Robinson, Ted Byrnes @ Human Resources
4/11 Bright Light Bright Light @ Bootleg
4/13 Yelle @ The Observatory
4/22 Pete Yorn @ The Observatory
4/24 Amber Tamblyn, Yo La Tengo @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
4/24 2 CHAINZ @ The Observatory
4/25 Pete Yorn (You & Me acoustic) @ The Roxy
4/30 AlunaGeorge @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
5/02 Max and the Moon, Beginners @ The Observatory
5/06 Max and the Moon, Beginners, Moons of Mars @ The Echo
5/06 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ The Observatory
5/07 Jon Spencer Blues Explosion @ The Echo
5/11 The Bird and the Bee @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
5/12 The Bird and the Bee @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
5/16 Early November, Lydia, Restorations @ Troubadour
5/18 Wolf Alice @ The Roxy
5/20 San Fermin @ The Observatory
5/21 JJ Grey & Mofro, The Record Company @ The Regent Theater
5/21 Tove Styrke @ Troubadour
5/23 Paramore, Copeland @ Dolby Theatre
5/23 Wolf Eyes, Institute, Antwon, Appetite, Liebestod @ Jewels Catch One
5/23 Hop Along @ The Echo
5/24 Jesse Marchant @ The Echo
5/29 The Knocks @ The Echo
5/30 Chromeo, The Glitch Mob, Com Truise @ Santa Barbara Bowl
6/01 Girlpool, Stephen Steinbrink, Michael Vidal (of Abe Vigoda) @ Center For The Arts, Eagle Rock
6/02 Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, JD McPherson @ The Greek Theatre
6/03 Bob Log III @ The Echo
6/10 Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Doyle Bramhall (II) @ The Greek Theatre
6/11 Ingrid Michaelson @ The Greek Theatre
6/11 Ivan & Alyosha @ The Roxy
6/11 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Troubadour
6/12 Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick @ The Greek Theatre
6/16 Butch Walker, Jonathan Tyler @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6/20 Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin, Rodriguez @ The Greek Theatre
6/20 World Party, David Duffy @ Troubadour
6/27 Ben Folds @ The Greek Theatre
6/30 The Griswolds @ Troubadour
7/01 Honeyhoney @ El Rey Theatre
7/19 Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional @ Irvine Meadows / Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
7/19 Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, Better Than Ezra, Eve 6 @ The Greek Theatre
7/21 Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Colin Hay @ The Greek Theatre
7/22 Willie Nelson (and Family), Alison Krauss, Union Station, Jerry Douglas @ Santa Barbara Bowl
7/24 Culture Club @ The Greek Theatre
8/01 Rush @ The Forum
8/05 Wilco @ The Greek Theatre
8/14 Jackson Browne @ The Greek Theatre
8/15 - 8/17 BERSERKTOWN FEST: Lineup TBD with Dead Moon and more tba! @ Venue TBA
9/12 Social Distortion @ The Greek Theatre
10/05 The Tragically Hip @ The Wiltern
10/27 Madonna @ The Forum

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