5 Good Shows in LA This Week: Animal Collective, Sigur Ros, Dinosaur Jr, Twin Shadow, Iron & Wine, METZ, Crystal Castles, Owen, Die Antwoord and more goodness! - Oh My Rockness

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5 Good Shows in LA This Week: Animal Collective, Sigur Ros, Dinosaur Jr, Twin Shadow, Iron & Wine, METZ, Crystal Castles, Owen, Die Antwoord and more goodness!

September 18, 2016
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Written by Patrick McNamara

There are many good shows in LA this week.

But let's just talk about 5 of them.

Also.

Fugazi is reuniting.

#1. Dinosaur Jr - Teragram Ballroom - Wed/Thurs/Fri - Sept 21/22/23 - 2016 A.D.

Three chances to see this legendary post ___ scuzz band. Don't sleep on getting tickets in advance, though, or you'll FEEL THE PAIN.

Unless you don't like Dinosuar Jr...

In that case, don't worry about it.

DINOSAUR JR with HERON OBLIVION

TERAGRAM BALLROOM

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21: SHOW INFO // TICKETS

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22: SHOW INFO // TICKETS

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23: SHOW INFO // TICKETS

#2. Animal Collective - The Observatory - Wednesday - Sept 21 - 2016 A.D.

Saw Brian Wilson play "Pet Sounds" this summer and that young buck was totally ripping Animal Collective's early sound!

Best band ever, man.

ANIMAL COLLECTIVE with ERIC COPELAND (of BLACK DICE) | THE OBSERVATORY | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

SHOW INFO // TICKETS

#3. Twin Shadow - Hollywood Forever - Friday - September 23 - 2016 A.D.

Twin Shadow plays Prince's classic "Purple Rain" album in full at Hollwood Forever cemetery and people are DYING to get in!

TWIN SHADOW (PERFORMING THE ENTIRE "PURPLE RAIN" ALBUM) | HOLLYWOOD FOREVER CEMETERY | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

SHOW INFO // TICKETS

#4. Music Tastes Good - Long Beach - Fri/Sat/Sun - Sept 23/24/25 - 2016 A.D.

METZ is playing this three-day fest. That's all you need to know.

(But if you need to know more so is Iron & Wine and De La Soul and Warpaint and Melvins and Dr. Dog and Girlpool.)

But anyway, METZ!

IRON AND WINE, DE LA SOUL, METZ, WARPAINT, MELVINS, DR. DOG, GIRLPOOL AND MORE

MUSIC TASTES GOOD - DOWNTOWN LONG BEACH | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

SHOW INFO // TICKETS

#5. Sigur Ros - Hollywood Bowl - Saturday - Sept 24 - 2016 A.D.

Nobody really knows what the afterlife will be like but it just might sound like a Sigur Ros song.

This is the #1 most popular upcoming show on the entire blob.

SIGUR ROS | HOLLYWOOD BOWL | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

SHOW INFO // TICKETS

#6. Desert Stars Fest - Pappy & Harriet's - Fri/Sat - Sept 23/24 - 2016 A.D.

The two-day Desert Stars Fest is back in Pioneertown and this year's lineup rules!

Trail of Dead...

Dino Jr....

Sebadoh....

And on and on and on the goodness goes.

DINOSAUR JR, TRAIL OF DEAD, SEBADOH, MOON DUO AND MORE

DESERT STARS FESTIVAL at PAPPY AND HARRIET'S

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 & SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

SHOW INFO // TICKETS

Other notable shows this week = Lissie at Troubadour + LNZNDRF at Hollywood Forever + Die Antwoord at Hollywood Palladium + Crystal Castles at The Fonda and Observatory + Owen at Troubadour + Jane's Addiction at Irvine Meadows + Lush at The Fonda + Peter Hook and The Light at The Wiltern + Bloc Party at Hollywood Bowl

FOR ALL SHOWS THIS WEEK, CLICK HERE >>

Those are the good shows happening in LA this week.

Hope to see you out there at a few of these.

At the very least, though, I'm sure I'll be seeing you at the Fugazi reunion show.

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