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20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

Jesus & Mary Chain * Redd Kross * Omar Souleyman * Woods * DIIV * U2 * Nite Jewel * Amtrac * Patton Oswalt

May 14, 2017

Written by Patrick McNamara

The good shows this week dedicated to the nine days.

The nine days.

The nine dayyyyyyyys.

20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

May 15 - May 21 / 2017 A.D.

1. Conor Oberst plays a free show at Amoeba Records on Monday, May 15th.

Mr. Bright Eyes plays a free show at Amoeba at 4 PM.

"Oh Commander Venus My Commander Venus!"

2. Redd Kross play The Echo on Tuesday, May 16th (tickets).

This Hawthorne, CA band has been kicking out the good jams since circa forever.

Hit Movies The Year Redd Kross Released Their Debut EP:

The Empire Strikes Back / The Shining / Airplane / Raging Bull / Caddyshack / Friday the 13th

3. Omar Souleyman plays ECHOPLEX on Tuesday, May 16th (tickets).

This Syrian musician brings the big time beats.

Omar Souleyman's first LA show in like two years.

Here's a ripper!

4. Woods play Teragram Ballroom on Thursday, May 18th (tickets).

Woods: ruling the eccentro pop scene since 2005 A.D.

5. DIIV play The Observatory on Friday, May 19th (tickets).

Hiighly suggest you get tiickets to thiis.

A miighty fiine band to see on a Friiday niight in May.

Come for the jiingles. Stay for the swiirls.

6. The Jesus & Mary Chain play The Wiltern on Friday, May 19th (tickets).

A loud band from Scotland.

Hit Movies The Year Jesus & Mary Chain Were Born:

Return of the Jedi / Flashdance / Scarface / WarGames (how about a nice game of chess, bro?) / Risky Business / Superman III (see also: heist plot of Office Space)

7. U2 play Rose Bowl on Saturday May 20th / Sunday, May 21st.

U2 is an up-and-coming band from Ireland.

Both shows for this buzz band are sold-out but you can get tickets here if you have mad money at your disposal.

8. Nite Jewel plays The Getty on Saturday, May 20th.

Nite Jewel rules.

So does a full summer's worth of free shows at The Getty.

Kick off this super series in a sweet style.

Come for the beats. Stay for the beats.

9. Amtrac plays Sound Nightclub on Saturday, May 20th (tickets).

Still one of the best remixes I've ever heard.

10. Patton Oswalt does Largo on Sunday, May 21st (tickets).

Listen to this.

Rounding Out The Top Twenty:

Calvin Love at Bootleg Theater

Phantogram / How to Dress Well at El Rey Theatre

Jessy Lanza at Teragram Ballroom

No Win at The Hi Hat (free)

Ceremony at The Echo

Pallbearer at ECHOPLEX

Miike Snow at Los Angeles Historic Park

Infinity Shred at The Hi Hat

Moving Units (playing Joy Division) at The Regent Theater

Thundercat at The Observatory


Wish we could stay forever.

In the nine dayyyyyyyyyyyys.


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