► Echo Park Rising brings more than 100 bands to the venues, shops and galleries in that neighborhood, with Fool’s Gold, Youngblood Hawke, Voxhaul Broadcast, NO, Soft Swells and more playing. Free and all ages. See our page with map and set times.
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► Snoop Dogg [pictured] and John Legend head up the lineup at the H20 Music Festival at Los Angeles State Historic Park.
► The Mad Decent Block Party brings Zeds Dead, Theophilus London and more to the LA Center Studios (450 S. Bixel).
► Beachwood Sparks plays an afternoon set, and there’s more at the Hester Street Fair (at Hollywood and Argyle).
►And Buskerfest goes off in the East Village Arts District (at Broadway and Linden) in Long Beach, with Beachwood Sparks and the Fling capping the day’s activities with headlining sets.
► Geographer performs and Dublab DJs and other artists provide “soundtracks” to the installations at “Muse Til Midnight” at LACMA.
► Chilean singer-MC Ana Tijoux does a free show downtown at California Plaza.
► The Record Company, joined by Random Ninjas, Stephen Sowan, Buyepongo and KCRW DJs Anthony Valadez and Aaron Byrd, entertain at the free Chinatown Summer Nights (943-951 N. Broadway).
► And good club shows too? Sure, and topping the list are L.A. indie rockers Torches and Incan Abraham, who play the Satellite along with Body Parts and Young Empress.
Diana Krall at the Hollywood Bowl
Neil Diamond at the Greek Theatre
Eleni Mandell and David Dondero at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Field Report and Charlotte Martin & Jacqueline Caruso at the Hotel Café
Go Betty Go, the Dollyrots, Get Set Go and Dizzy Stilettos at the Troubadour
Burning Jet Black, Hello Echo and Blonde Summer at El Cid
Assuming We Survive, A.M. Or Above and Stitched Up Heart at the House of Blues
Standing Shadows at the House of Blues Foundation Room
Beta Wolf and Brando’s Island at the Viper Room
Mirror Talk at Space 1520
Chico Trujillo at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Marc Anthony, Chayanne and Marco Antonio Solis at the Citizens Business Bank Arena
Julien-K at the Constellation Room
A Flock of Seagulls at the House of Blues Anaheim
Claire Means at One Colorado
Summer Slaughter Tour at the City National Grove of Anaheim
Pacific Symphony Orchestra at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Irvine
Ron Jones Jazz Influence Orchestra at Vitello’s Jazz & Supper Club
Voodoo Glow Skulls and Buck-O-Nine at the Observatory
Moein at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
IE, Horsemeat, Pure Shit, Wimp & Shrimp and Suzi Star at Pehrspace
Mutations, Kill For Kicks, Bodysnatchers and LA Coyote at the Smell
Frank Stallone at the Mint
Katie Lynn Logan and Beth Whitney at the Hard Rock Café Hollywood
L.A. Velvet, Soul Exchange, Help the Doctor, the Black Moods, Liftoff, Honor Meets the Outlaw and Good With Grenades at the Roxy Theatre
Bo Burnham at Largo
Jamestown Revival and the Perfect Nines at Saint Rocke
The Holloys at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Snakebit Drifters, Jameson&Co and John Wayne Bro at the Detroit Bar
Marc Seal, Steven Ybarra and Chris Falson at the Coach House
Adolescents, the Gears, the Crowd and the Dead Set at Alex’s Bar