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20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

This feature rules.

August 7, 2017

Written by Patrick McNamara

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20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

August 8 - August 14 / 2017 A.D.

1. Priests at Highland Park Ebell Club on Tuesday, August 8th.

Priests is a punk band from Washington D.C.

They play protest anthems.

2. Yo La Tengo at Burton Chace Park (free show) on Saturday, August 12th.

This is the #2 most popular upcoming show on Oh My Rockness.

It's also free.

Hit movies the year YLT formed:

Ghostbusters * Beverly Hills Cop * The Terminator * Karate Kid * Gremlins * Nightmare on Elm Street * Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

3. B-52s at Pershing Square (free show) on Saturday, August 12th.

Another free show for you.

Hit movies the year B-52s formed:

Rocky * Taxi Driver * Carrie * All The President's Men * The Bad News Bears * Freaky Friday

4. Alphaville at Starlight Bowl on Saturday, August 12th.

Let's dance in style, let's dance for a while
Heaven can wait we're only watching the skies
Hoping for the best, but expecting the worst
Are you gonna drop the bomb or not?

Let us die young or let us live forever
We don't have the power, but we never say never
Sitting in a sandpit, life is a short trip
The music's for the sad man

5. Sleigh Bells at Theatre at Ace on Saturday, August 12th.

This is a thing happening during the Sundance Next Festival.

Movie screening (Bitch) and a band (Sleigh Bells).

Ace is the place.

6. Meat Wave at Bootleg Theater on Saturday, August 12th.

Meat Wave rules.

7. Nite Jewel at Teragram Ballroom on Saturday, August 12th.

Nite Jewel rules.

8. Jimmy Eat World at Hollywood Bowl on Monday, August 14th.

Jimmy Eat World is one of the most underrated overrated rock bands of the last 20 years.


Rounding Out The Top 20:

Kendrick Lamar at Staples Center

Lady Gaga at The Forum

KRS-One at The NoVo

Alt-J at Shrine Auditorium

Reggie Watts at Zebulon

Monobody at The Smell

Tim and Eric at The Theatre at Ace

Feels at Acerogami and Zebulon

Hans Zimmer at Shrine Auditorium

Dreamcar at The Fonda

Neil Diamond at The Forum

Steve Earle and the Dukes at Troubadour

Corey Feldman at Whisky Not Gonna Go-Go



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