Tonight in L.A.: Coachella, John Mayer, Pixies, Lil Wayne, Roisin Murphy, Floating Points, Honne, Downtown Boys, Jay Som, State Champs, Hot Flash Heat Wave, Julie Byrne, Berlin, New Found Glory, Miguel Bose, Donell Jones, Orgone, Faster Pussycat

Jay Som (Photo by Cara Robbins)
Jay Som (Photo by Cara Robbins)

Friday’s Los Angeles concerts:

► Weekend 2 of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival kicks off, with Radiohead, The xx, Travis Scott, Empire of the Sun, Father John Misty, Phantogram, Guided By Voice and more, at the Empire Polo Club in Indio.
► There are Coachella add-on shows featuring artists playing the festival later in the weekend: Roisin Murphy and Honey Dijon at the Fonda Theatre; Floating Points, with Sun Araw, at the El Rey Theatre; Honne at the Roxy; and Downtown Boys at the Constellation Room.
► The Pixies play the Fox Theter Pomona, joined by Public Access TV.
John Mayer visits the Forum behind his new album “The Search for Everything.”
► With her album “Everybody Works” just out last month, Oakland’s Jay Som plays a sold-out show at the Echo, supported by Kera & the Lesbians and Pinky Pinky.
► New York pop-punk outfit State Champs visit the Teragram Ballroom, with Against the Current, With Confidence and Don Broco supporting.
► And it’s Lil Wayne at the Hollywood Palladium.


Miguel Bose at the Greek Theatre
Donell Jones, Dyson and Sydney Castillo at the Regent Theater
Hot Flash Heat Wave, Franky Flowers and Hearty Har at the Hi Hat
Julie Byrne, Korey Dane and Avi Buffalo at the Bootleg Theater
Orgone and Monophonics at the Troubadour
Faster Pussycat at the Whisky a Go Go
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Rose
Nicole Haley, Johnny Chief, Dia, Identity Crisis, Lou Era, Triune and Truly Talented at the Silverlake Lounge
PartTime Chiller and Bassfakira at Los Globos
Jared Stanson at the Redwood Bar
Sally & George at the Escondite
Bernardus at the Escondite (Late Show)
Ghost Bath, Astronoid, Imperialist and Zephyrplex at Complex
Netsky at Exchange
DenManTau, Close Talker and Superwhatevr at the Hotel Café
Miranda Glory, Shoshana & Aki, Jillian Speer, Taylor John Williams and Chris Youmans at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Chris Pureka and Modern Huge at the Mint (Early Show)
Niki J. Crawford, You Are Here and GrooveSession at the Mint (Late Show)
High Priestess, Aboleth, Rope Trick and Ultra Electric Mega Galactic at Café Nela
La Resistencia, Raskahuele, Beach Bums, the Paranoias, Dskarados and Gabriela Penka at Union Nightclub (Early Show)
Perpetual Dawn, Intersessions, Tropic of Cancer, Nite Jewel, Heliokonia, Habibiboi and more at Union Nightclub
Etc! Etc!, Meaux Green, Snavs and Jon Mon at Avalon
Maya Jane Coles and Droog at Sound Nightclub
Tydi and Alvin Risk at Create Nightclub
Daphni at Lot 613
Juke Joint and Jackie Jackson & Her Royal Gents at Resident
Dough the Freshkid and Madchild at the Viper Room
Ford Madox Ford, the Sold! & Bones, the Brutalists and Chubbhouse Y Los Honeys at the Maui Sugar Mill
Eric Andersen at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
The Wailers at Saint Rocke
Big Monsta, Professor Colombo, Gardeners Logic, Soft Deadlines and the Echo Bombs at the Wayfarer
New Found Glory and Trash Boat at the Observatory
Downtown Boys at the Constellation Room
Berlin at the House of Blues Anaheim
Taylor Bennett at the Parish at House of Blues Anaheim
The Dollybirds at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Jai Wolf, Chet Porter and Trace at the Glass House
Li Yugang at the Pasadena Civic
Dom Mar KZ, Fernando Perdomo and Ruti Celli at Genghis Cohen
Dirty Rice at Copper Blues
Richie Kotzen at the Canyon
Reece Lyons Band at Molly Malone’s
Juan De Marcos & the Afro-Cuban All Stars at the Catalina Club