Roy Jurgens on
Los Angeles concerts for Friday:
► Admit it, you know the words to every Culture Club tune they’ll play at the Hollywood Bowl tonight.
► Bouncy dream pop from Baltimore’s Beach House, playing with Big Search and Entrance at the Theatre at Ace Hotel.
► Those darling Swedes Peter Bjorn & John headline the Roxy Theatre with Bayonne and Jay Som opening.
► Perhaps Father John Misty will fess up about the origin of those crystal earrings he’s selling tonight at the El Rey Theatre, with Tess & Dave.
► The Satellite features a slap to the eardrums with Nick Valensi’s (Strokes) new act, CRX, glamdoomboogie with Death Valley Girls and indie folk from Chase Cohl.
► Avant garde Japanese metal legends Boris perform with drone metal mavens Earth at the Regent Theater.
► Reunited Canadian indie vets Wolf Parade co-headline with Britpopsters JUNK at the Echo.
► Sheer Mag introduce their Philly rawk to the Echoplex.
► Superstar Japanese synth-pop, post-Shibuya-kei girl band Perfume vamp it up at the Wiltern.
► Snoop Dogg will be sippin’ on gin and juice at the Canyon.
► Midnight Faces debut their terrific new album, “Heavenly Bodies” at the Hi Hat.
► Portland’s Ages & Ages play their chirpy choral pop with Chris Pureka at the Bootleg Theater.
► Josh Groban will make all the ladies swoon at the Greek Theatre.
Juan Gabriel at the Forum
Saves The Day and Hop Along at the Glass House
Zig Zags, Feral Ohms and Cheap Tissue at Resident
Reeve Carney and Kail Baxley at the Troubadour
Heather Barron, New American, TAL, Brittney Westover and Jamie Palato at the Silverlake Lounge
The Red Pears, Jurassic Shark and the Pedestrians at the Smell
Ricky Montgomery & the Honeysticks, Flower Punks and Heaps N Heaps at El Cid
Fatai, My Brothers & I and Space Cadets at the Hotel Café
Love Songs For God & Women, Sean McConnell, Andy Davis and Conor Coughlan at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Alice Underground, Ramsey, Liz Gherna, VinylHead and Sugar Fly at the Mint
Pouya, Mod Suns, Volumes, Germ, Ramirez and Shakewell at the Novo
El Tri at the Hollywood Palladium
Citizen Zero, Black Moods and the Wans at the Whisky a Go Go
Metalachi, Schwarzenator and Dirty Old Town at the Viper Room
Jon Brion at the Largo at the Coronet
Latin BMI Summer Nights at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
M-pact at LACMA
Jamael Dean Quartet at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Steve Forbert at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Clayton Joseph Scott at Saint Rocke (Happy Hour Show)
Acidez, 8 Kalacas, Battalion of Saints, Corrupted Youth and Destructive B at the Constellation Room
Headhunterz at the Observatory
Missing Persons and Bow Wow Wow at the Coach House
Jenny Jarnagin at Genghis Cohen
Glam Skanks and Loose Nerves at the Garage
Jack Littman, Siena Streiber and Keelan Donovan at Genghis Cohen
YES at the City National Grove of Anaheim
Bandette and Big Whoop at Molly Malone’s
Kenny Burrell Quintet at the Catalina Club