This Week’s Shows: Aug. 14-20

Shabazz Palaces (Photo by Victoria Kovios)
Shabazz Palaces (Photo by Victoria Kovios)

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Echo Park Rising, Bryson Tiller, Incubus, Pioneer 11, Brian Hill & the No Starrs, Nightmare Air, GZA, Choppa Dunks, Jessica Childress, John Moreland, Washed Out, Matthew Sweet, Pokey Lafarge, the Bay Ledges, Sam Hunt, Samplenhold, Obey the Wolves, Jill Scott, Royal Blood, Neon Indian, Go Betty Go, Inc. No World, Highlands, the Marias, Katelyn Convery, Willie Nelson, Warpaint, Helado Negro, Margaret Glaspy, Dayme Arocena, DJ Quik, Gordi, the Warlocks, the Neighborhood Thieves, Fernando Perdomo, Atmosphere, Lo Tom, Brazilian Girls, Terry Malts, Dada Life, Vesperteen, Phora, Karinas, Vintage Trouble, Anne McCue, Boz Scaggs, X, ALT 98.7 Summer Camp, Midnight Oil, Jake Davis, Laetitia Sadler, Shabazz Palaces, Decorator, Machinedrum, 311, Zeal & Ardor, Pickwick, Bryan Ferry, Dave Koz, Chick Corea, KX Festival

Top 6 shows that have nothing to do with Echo Park Rising

Tuesday: It’s power-pop heaven on Tuesday night at the Echo, where Matthew Sweet performs behind his new album “Tomorrow Forever.” Rounding out the night is highly respected guitar-slinger Tommy Keene and L.A.’s Chris Price. Tickets.
Thursday: New York-based singer-songwriter Margaret Glaspy visits the Troubadour behind her album “Emotions and Math,” and on this tour she’s been mixing in some new songs. Tickets.
Thursday: The free Twilight Concert Series brings Warpaint to the Santa Monica Pier, along with Wild Belle. Info.
Thursday: Ecuadorian-American musician Helado Negro (see “Come Be Me”) visits the Regent Theater in support of his album “Private Energy.” Tickets.
Saturday: Seattle duo Shabazz Palaces released two albums last month — “Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star” and “Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines.” That’s a lot, and so are they. See them at the Regent Theater. Tickets.
Saturday: They were so good in May, it’s worth seeing them again. Midnight Oil is back in L.A., this time at the Greek Theatre. Tickets.

There are myriad other free concerts this week as well. Find our (updated) Guide to Free Summer Concerts here.

Los Angeles concerts for the coming week:

Monday, Aug. 14

Bryson Tiller, Metro Boomin and H.E.R. at the Greek Theatre
Incubus, Jimmy Eat World and Judah & the Lion at the Hollywood Bowl
GZA, Chester Watson and Sims at the Regent Theater
Choppa Dunks and Omulu at the Teragram Ballroom
Pioneer 11, Ralfy the Plug, Natia and Frosty Da Snowman at the Echo
Jessica Childress, Madalen Duke, La Bouquet and Faye Webster at Bardot
Brian Hill & the Noh Starrs, Shannon Lay, Rose Dorn and Cardinal Fang at the Bootleg Theater
John Moreland and Christian Lee Hutson at the Troubadour
Nightmare Air, the Saint James Hockey Society and Pair of Arrows at the Satellite
Triangle Fire, Cosmonaut Radio, Good Mistakes, Latumba and Little Bones at the Silverlake Lounge
William Tyler, Nedelle Torrisi and Billy Uomo at Zebulon
JP Saxe and Jesse Thomas at the Hotel Café
Jack Vanity at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Fiona Silver & the Entire Universe at Harvard & Stone
Dylan Connor and Benjamin Cartel at the Mint
Hemlock at the Whisky a Go Go
Steel Panther and Alan Azar at the Roxy
The Sunset Jam with Vattica and Cara Frew at the Viper Room
Roy Gaines at the Maui Sugar Mill
Open Mic at the Lexington Bar
The Jazzaholics at the Escondite
Matthew Sweet at Fingerprints
Assquatch, Girl Tears and Tenement Rats at 4th Street Vine
Thunder Gut, Shape Pitaki, Takers and Leavers at the Wayfarer
Just Dave Band at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Crystal Bright & the Silver Hands and Katelyn Convery at Molly Malone’s

Tuesday, Aug. 15

Washed Out at the Wiltern
Matthew Sweet, Tommy Keene and Chris Price at the Echo
The Bay Ledges and Birthday at the Bootleg Theater
Pokey Lafarge and Ruston Kelly at the Troubadour
Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, Chris Janson and Ryan Follese at the Greek Theatre
Samplenhold, Elos, Fifths, Portrait XO and Josh Spoon at Resident
Obey the Wolves, BobbyrocK and Chainsaw Rainbow at the Silverlake Lounge
John Early, Heather Jewett, Gabe Liedman, Kera & the Lesbians, Aida Rodriguez, Michelle Buteau and BUCK at the Satellite
Alluxe, ANML and Amy Raasch at Zebulon
Brandon Stansell and Justin Hulsey at the Hotel Café
James Manning, DW3, Ollie Gabriel and Evan Hawk at the Mint
Goh & Abe at the Escondite
Sazerac Steppers Brass Band at the Sassafras Saloon
Heathen Apostles, Reverend Red and House of Rabbits at the Viper Room
Kristeen Young at the Redwood Bar
Ru Are You, Steeziak, Testa Grossa, Black’ Aramii, Domino, Blice and Jordan Ward at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Josh & Kira at Saint Rocke
Real Numbers, Sea Lions and Mo Dotti at Acerogami
Randy Emata at the Federal Bar

Wednesday, Aug. 16

Jill Scott and Robert Glasper Experiment at the Hollywood Bowl
Royal Blood at the Wiltern
Neon Indian at the Teragram Ballroom
Go Betty Go, the Two Tens and the Katellas at the Satellite
Pokey Lafarge and Ruston Kelly at the Troubadour
Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, Chris Janson and Ryan Follese at the Greek Theatre
Formell y Los Van Van at the Novo
Microdose, with D. Wing, the Pocket Rockets and Henry Nowhere, at the Hi Hat
Ki: Theory, Cannons and Harmless at the Bootleg Theater
The Head, Prudence, Their Only Dreams and Walk to Heirloom at the Silverlake Lounge
Max Cooper and Anton Tumas at the Regent Theater
The Abyssinians at Echoplex
Inc. No World, Sam Gendel and John Keek at Zebulon
Jade Bird, Lexie Rose and Madi Diaz at the Hotel Café
Tulpa & Blankts, Travis Hayes, Hirsh and Javier Dunn at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Highlands, Spirit Mother and No. 44 at Harvard & Stone
The Marias, Chatrooms, HIPS and Of the Dark I Dare at the Study
Katelyn Convery, Mothica, Stefan Carow and Matilda Jonsson at the Mint
Bearcats, Iris Jupiter and the Love-Inns at the Smell
Hitway Music Festival with Trippie Redd, Yung Gleesh, Diego Money, D Savage, Hoodrich Pablo Juan and more at Union Nightclub
Johnzo West & the Wayward Souls at Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
Why Don’t We and Jazmine Lucero at the Roxy
Crowned By Fire at the Viper Room
Dave Bernal at the Maui Sugar Mill
Blazing Dueling Pianos at Saint Rocke
Divine Council at the Constellation Room
The Alarm and the Ferns at the Coach House
Nick Pacoli, Khadisma, Monica Parales and Marcus Singleton at Acerogami
Lipbone Redding and Bob Malone at Genghis Cohen
Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre
The Federal Affair at the Federal Bar
Low End Theory at the Airliner
Real Numbers, Shark Toys, Band Aparte and Smokescreens at the Redwood Bar
Sleeping Jesus, Wistappear, the Ferdy Mayne and Wild Year at Ham & Eggs
Open Mic at the Lexington Bar
Angel Magic and Passive Tourist at the Escondite
Changui Majadero at La Cita
Marla Jones and Kathryn Farren at the Catalina Club

Thursday, Aug. 17

Echo Park Rising, Day 1
Please see our complete list of set times here

Willie Nelson and Kacey Musgraves at the Shrine Auditorium
Warpaint and Wild Belle at the Santa Monica Pier
Helado Negro, Nancy Sanchez and Jesse Baez at the Regent Theater
Margaret Glaspy and Liza Anne at the Troubadour
Dayme Arocena at the Skirball Center
Fernando Perdomo, Ethan Gruska, Tall Tall Trees and Matt Holubowski at the Hotel Café
DJ Quik and Suga Free at the Novo
Gordi at Resident
The Warlocks at Harvard & Stone
Domino, Tolliver, A. Sarr, Wamoo and Dyllan at the Silverlake Lounge
Papago Warrior, Sonido La Cumbia, Rumbandela and Xandao at Levitt Pavilion
17 : Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness and Shelter & Grace at OC Parks Summer Concert Series at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach
Living Cover at the Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series at the Redondo Beach Pier
Lythgoe Family Panto presents: Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
The Neighborhood Thieves, Breakup Hospital, Foliage, Jurors, Citywaves and Eye Candy at Los Globos
Mo Lowda & the Humble and Eyes on the Shore at Los Globos
Flux Pavilion at Exchange
EG Daily, Ashley Maietta, Damian Sage, David Farrell Melton and Jack Adams at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Liis, Jorgie, Dominic Perfetti and Runson Willis III at the Mint
The Freedom Ledges at Three Clubs
Brian Kenny Fresno at Café NELA
Beat Bodega at the Escondite
Michael Calfan at Sound Nightclub
Møme at Couture
Chuck Mosley and Pvsher at the Viper Room
Pete Anderson at the Maui Sugar Mill
HOWL at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Matt McCluer, Indianna Hale and Ash Reiter at the Wayfarer
Mugen Hoso at Alex’s Bar
Atmosphere at the Observatory
Lo Tom, TW Walsh and Stranger Kings at the Constellation Room
Bo & the Bluesdrivers at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Deep Pockets at Copper Blues
Lily Lyon, Lyusi Simon and Ava Sophia at Molly Malone’s
Gene Evar JR, Groovesession and Cody Lovaas at the Federal Underground
The Alarm at the Canyon
Nothing to See Here at Genghis Cohen
The Shakedown at the Federal Underground
John Pizzarelli at the Catalina Club

Friday, Aug. 18

Echo Park Rising, Day 2
Please see our complete list of set times here

Atmosphere, Zuluzuluu and Greg Grease at the Wiltern
Brazilian Girls at the Teragram Ballroom
Lo Tom and TW Walsh at the Bootleg Theater
Terry Malts, Real Numbers, Business of Dreams and Wellness at the Hi Hat
Dada Life at the Hollywood Palladium
Cody Johnson and Josh Ward at the Troubadour
Vesperteen, Groves and XAXO at the Roxy
Phora and JSirus at the Novo
Karinas and Que Madre at the Regent Theater
Fencer, Black Birch Dogs, Triple Burner, the Afterglow, White Tar and PlsticMe at the Silverlake Lounge
Mariachi Divas at Levitt Pavilion
Sinkane at the Figat7th Downtown Festival
Mariachi Divas at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Dayme Arocena​ at Grand Performances at California Plaza
Cameron Graves – Solo Piano, Ensemble and Leon Ware Tribute at Grand Performances at California Plaza
Albert Lee at the Rose
Juke Joint and Jackie Jackson at Resident
Jonas Rathsman, Daddy Differently and Goddollars & Paradise at Los Globos
Norwood and Downtown Brown at the Redwood Bar
The Shag Rats, Flesh Blood & Bones, Death by Stereo and Circle One at Five Star Bar
Charlie Chan & the Drones at the Escondite
Liquid Soul, Captain Hook and Perfect Stranger at Exchange
Vintage Trouble, Hamish Anderson, Jules Galli and Sarah Jaffe at the Hotel Café
Anne McCue, Jocelyn & Chris Arndt, Abbot Kinney, Monk Parker and Lili Blessing at the Hotel Café Second Stage
The Simpkin Project, Solution and New Leaf at the Mint
Forced Identity, the Goons, Difference of Opinion, Cause of Aggression, the Krylons and NonCon at Café Nela
Marduk, Incantation and Abysmal Dawn at Union Nightclub
Antiserum, Diskord, Swage, Dack Janiels and Nov8 at Avalon
Patrice Baumel and Sahar Z at Sound Nightclub
Crizzly at Create Nightclub
Stanton Warriors, Deekline, Oscure, Fester and GDAT at Lot 613
The Watkins Family Hour at the Largo at the Coronet
Sid & the Twins, a Pretty Mess, Johnny Madcap and Poster Boyz at the Sugar Mill Saloon
Patterson Hood at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Mo Lowda & the Humble, Eyes on the Shore, Bird & the War and Westpark at the Wayfarer
Itsoktocry and Lil Toenail at the Constellation Room
Carlos Daniels at the House of Blues Anaheim
Jasmine & Darlene at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
The Sweet, Lucidiom and the Relatives at the Coach House
Horror Squad, Old Rivals, Tracy Soto and Never Old Bones at Acerogami
Boz Scaggs at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Warrant and Drop 8 at the Cave
3oh!3 at SeaLegs Live at the Beach
Jill Scott and Todd Johnson at the Pechanga Resort & Casino
The Seattle Times, Brenna Bavis Band and Francesco Allegro & Agnes at Molly Malone’s
Fast Times at the Canyon
John Pizzarelli at the Catalina Club

Saturday, Aug. 19

Echo Park Rising, Day 3
Please see our complete list of set times here

ALT 98.7 Summer Camp, with Foster the People, the Head & the Heart, HAIM and more, at the Queen Mary Events Park
Midnight Oil, the Living End and the Smith Street Band at the Greek Theatre
Jake Davis, Emily C. Browning and Elise Trouw at the Teragram Ballroom
311 and New Politics at the Hollywood Palladium
Laetitia Sadier Source Ensemble, Heather Trost and Astrobal at the Sanctuary at Pico-Union Project
Shabazz Palaces, Porter Ray and Derrick C. Brown at the Regent Theater
Decorator, the Shakers, Andy Allo, the Mosaics and Alice Underground at the Troubadour
X and Meat Puppets at Pershing Square
Buskerfest as part of Long Beach Summer and Music in the East Village Arts District
Popfuji 3, with Mike Watt, Death Valley Girls, Avi Buffalo, Toys That Kills and more, at 110 E. 22nd Street, San Pedro
Residente at the Novo
Machinedrum, Eprom, Mala, AWE, Matthew David and Rochelle Jordan a the Fonda Theatre
Non Stop Bhangra, Dholrhythms and Jimmy Love at Resident
Zeal & Ardor at the Hi Hat
Pickwick and Prism Tats at the Bootleg Theater
Fasiv, J. Martin, Big Air, Grammars, Byrddogs and Pegasis at the Silverlake Lounge
Chomper and Max Bruce at Los Globos
The Rocketz and the Hellflowers at La Cita
KX Festival at Levitt Pavilion
Daedelus – Grooves for COLA20 at Grand Performances at California Plaza
Katey Segal at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Elwood Moon at the Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series at the Redondo Beach Pier
Nora En Pure and Sander Kleinenberg at Exchange
Coffee Shop Arena Rock IIII with Valerie Broussard, Vic Fuentes, Dani Rose, Joel Taylor, Tommy Hobson, Toni Staley and more at the Hotel Café
Jeff Caudill, Popeye Vogelsang, Little Temple, Mara O’Conner, Goldwash and Haathi at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Alexis Keegan, Alma Lake, Lo Thompson and Alexis Hana at the Mint
Javier Carballo, Ciszak, Brockie, Majistrate and more at Union Nightclub
Ben Nicky and Kane Michael at Avalon
Jeremy Olander and Vivrant at Sound Nightclub
Throttle at Create Nightclub
Volto at the Whisky a Go Go
Jidenna, Anik Khan and Mannywellz at the Roxy
The Bridget the Midget Band at the Viper Room
Robert Douglas, Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, the Schizophonics, the Sold! & Bones and F-71 at the Maui Sugar Mill
Katalyst Collective at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Stan Ridgway at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Metalachi and Somewhere Thru Time at Saint Rocke
Groovesession and Shaky Feelin’ at the Wayfarer
La Chamba and Los Waraperos at Alex’s Bar
DJ Quik & Scarface at the Observatory
The Simpkin Project, Quinto Sol and Scrap Yard Aces at the Constellation Room
Steel Panther and Neptune Blue at the House of Blues Anaheim
Mad About Blues at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Honk and Venice at the Coach House
Bryan Ferry and Judith Owen at the Santa Barbara Bowl
Atmosphere, Musab and Ink Well at the Fox Theater Pomona
Jed & Morisette at the Pechanga Resort & Casino
Marisela at the Arlington Theatre
The B’s & the Honey, Jared Huff and Maureen Toth at Genghis Cohen
Philippine Madrigal Singers at the Plaza Del Sol Performance Hall CSUN
Todd Johnson at the Pechanga Resort & Casino
D.I., Toxic Energy and Ukulelu Hiro at the Gaslamp
Pacific Symphony at the Pacific Amphitheatre
Soledad, La Sole and Pastorutti at Royce Hall UCLA
BowWowWow, When In Rome II and the Untouchables at the Canyon
John Pizzarelli at the Catalina Club

Sunday, August 20

Echo Park Rising, Day 4
Please see our complete list of set times here

Dave Koz and Larry Graham at the Hollywood Bowl
Girl Cult with Chloe & Halle, Willow Smith, Snoh Aalegra, Sevyn Streeter, Diana Gordon and more at the Fonda Theatre
Chick Corea and Bela Fleck & the Flecktones at the Wiltern
David Binney Group, Chord Four and IT LO at the Bootleg Theater
Rufus Wainwright at the Music Center
KX Festival at Levitt Pavilion
Peter & The Wolf – Edición Latinx at Grand Performances at California Plaza
Day of the Dead featuring Cubensis, Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band at Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts at the South Side of the Hermosa Beach Pier
Hollywood (U2 cover band) at Manhattan Beach Summer Concerts in the Park at Polliwog Park’s amphitheater
2017 Nutty at West Hollywood Summer Sounds at Kings Road Park
Natural Wonder (Stevie Wonder tribute) at Woodland Hills Concerts on the Green at Warner Center Park – Lou Bradlow Pavilion
Ben Bostick at the Escondite
Doble Poder at La Cita
Arturo Garcia, Ayline Amirayan, Anna Dellaria and Coevality at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Johnny Travis Jr. & the Delta Dawns at Harvard & Stone
Claire Renee, Monique Magitt, Sweet Tea, Kikee Bah and Mind Plays at the Mint
Joe Baiza & Brian Christopherson, Friedman Fraser Duo, Dick Woods and Hookah at Café NELA
Open Mic at the Silverlake Lounge (Early Show)
MiNX at the Silverlake Lounge
Freckleland at McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Matinee Kids’ Show)
The John Stewart Band and Chuck McDermott Band at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
VNV Nation at the Constellation Room
Michael Physick Trio at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Spendtime Palace, the May Company and Tunnels at the Continental Room
Xeina Flores at Copper Blues
Ha*Ash and Yuridia at the Pacific Amphitheatre
Tony Hadley at the Canyon
John Pizzarelli at the Catalina Club
Power Violence Comedy Night at the Satellite