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20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

Go see a good show. You deserve it.

August 13, 2017

Written by Patrick McNamara

Why are there so many dope shows this week?

I don't know. I just blob here.

So let's blob. ❤️

20 Good Shows To See in LA This Week

*August 15 - August 21 / 2017 A.D.*

1. Washed Out at The Wiltern on Tuesday, August 15th.

We'll always have 2009 A.D.


2. Neon Indian at Teragram Ballroom on Wednesday, August 16th.

We'll always have 2009 A.D.


3. Echo Park Rising at Multiple Venues (August 17th - August 20th).

All free. All ages. Lots of local up-and-comers.

Various Echo Park venues.

4. Warpaint at Santa Monica Pier (free show) on Thursday, August 17th.

"The only thing better than a free show is Warpaint."

"The only thing better than Warpaint is a free show."

I'm A/B testing those two openings.

5. Lo Tom at Bootleg Theater on Friday, August 18th.

New band featuring David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Trey Many (Starflyer 59), TW Walsh (Pedro the Lion), Jason Martin (Starflyer 59).

RIYL: Pedro the Lion / Starflyer 59

6. Terry Malts at The Hi Hat on Friday, August 18th.

These California noise poppers rule.

Get into them at your earliest convenience.

Get there early for Business of Dreams. They rule too.

7. X at Pershing Square (free show) on Saturday, August 19th.

Punk legends.


Free show!

8. Midnight Oil at The Greek Theatre on Saturday, August 19th.

I forgot how much I liked this song.

Please blast this legit pop gem with me right now.

Trigger Alert: might put you in a better mood

9. Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble at The Sanctuary at Pico-Union on Saturday, August 19th.

Laetitia Sadier rules.

STEREOLAB FOREVA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rounding Out The Top 20:

Dead Cross at El Rey Theatre

GZA at The Regent Theater

Bill Burr at Largo

Willie Nelson at Shrine Auditorium

Atmosphere at The Wiltern

Sinkane at FIGat7th (free show)

SadGirl at Sagebrush Cantina (free show)

Brazilian Girls at Teragram Ballroom

The Weeknd at Grammy Museum

Matthew Sweet at The Echo

Shabazz Palaces at The Regent Theater

********* SEE ALL OF THIS WEEK'S GOOD LA SHOWS****************


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