Friday’s Los Angeles concerts:
► RAC‘s “Going On Own Way” tour hits the Shrine Expo Hall, bringing a big lineup including Big Data, Geographer, Filous and Karl Kling.
► The Polyphonic Spree, on tour to celebrate the 15th anniversary of their first album “The Beginning Stages of …,” headline the El Rey Theatre with Andy and Uncle supporting.
► Sturgill Simpson holds forth at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, with Billy Wayne Davis supporting.
► It’s Zeds Dead and Aryay at the Fonda Theatre.
► The Cult (who have a new album “Hidden City” due Feb. 6) and Primal Scream team up for a big night at the Hollywood Palladium.
► Scottish indie-rockers We Were Promised Jetpacks headline the Teragram Ballroom, supported by Seoul.
► Bay Area indie-poppers Trails & Ways headline the Bootleg Theater behind their debut album “Pathology.” Get there early for Babes and Breakfast.
► And interstellar psych-rockers Fever the Ghost headline the Echoplex, joined by Fartbarf and HOTT MT.
Holly Golightly & the Brokeoffs, Electric Children and Vanessa Silverman at the Redwood Bar
New Found Glory and Yellowcard at the Wiltern
Badbadnotgood, Sam Dew and Charlotte Day Wilson at the Tower Theatre
Toadies (record release) at the Hotel Café
Anderon Ponty Band at the Saban Theatre
Inside Riot, the Raven Black Project, Ramonda Hammer, Kittenhead and Sleep Machine at the Silverlake Lounge
Emancipator Ensemble, Blockhead and Manatee Commune at the Regent Theater
Mylko and Luka at the Lost Room
YOB, Black Cobra and Deathkings at the Echo
The Horrorist at Los Globos
MOON, the Brevet and Michael Cartwright at Mrs. Fish
Apollo Soul, Mind Monogram, the Unending Thread and Josh Abrams at the Smell
Seaweed Salad and Post Life at Lot 1
Levitation Room, Triptides and Dream Legal at Non Plus Ultra
The Fontaines and Emerson Star at the Virgil
Prints, Fire Chief Charlie and October’s Child at El Cid
Raging Fyah and Jah Faith & the Dub Elite at the Mint
Nick 13, Death March Left Alone, the Howlers and the Black Rose Phantoms at the Troubadour
Corey Feldman & the Angels and Fartbarf at the Whisky a Go Go
Deafheaven at the Roxy Theatre
Mason Gold, No Jet Left, Stemlife and David Divad at the Viper Room
Cosmic Gate at Exchange LA
Matthew Dear and Chromie at Sound Nightclub
Hayes Carll at the Largo at the Coronet
Hedgehog Swing at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Thorns Of Sin, Se7en4, Spadra, Deep Drain, RetConStruct and Obsidion at Loaded Hollywood
Swords of Fatima, Hellbat, the Mourners and Katy Soljak (New Zealand) and Bill Barrett at Cafe NELA
The Pocket Rockets and Bad Bikini at Taix
Dr. Fadeaway, Litronix and more at the Lexington
Rhett Miller at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Rand at Saint Rocke (Happy Hour)
The Dirty Knobs, Mike Campbell, Jason Sinay, Matt Laug, Lance Morrison, Marc Ford and Grampa’s Grass at Saint Rocke
Feels and Susan at Acerogami in Pomona
Aaron Marcus, Taylor Jaymin, Dangerhouse and Halston Lux at the Wayfarer
The Good Foot at Alex’s Bar
Minus the Bear and Murder By Death at the Observatory
Eric Bellinger, Victoria Monet, DeLon and Scibe Cash at the Constellation Room
J Boog, Seedless and Westafa at the House of Blues Anaheim
The Story So Far, Basement, Turnover and Pookie at the City National Grove of Anaheim
Tini Grey at the HOB Anaheim Crossroads
Christmas with the Nelsons and Waldo Bliss at the Coach House
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Canyon
Steve Tyrell at the Catalina Club