This Week’s Shows: Aug. 21-27

Potty Mouth (Photo by Patrick George)
Potty Mouth (Photo by Patrick George)

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Dead Cross, Among Savages, Pioneer 11, Nightmare Air, Bear Fight, Bokonon, William Tyler, JP Saxe, Jake McMullen, SUR, Lovelytheband, Melvins, Psychic Ills, Doom, Boys School, Bellsaint, Low Hum, Melville, Kristeen Young, Herbie Hancock, Sophie B. Hawkins, Moon Honey, Die Antwoord, Slightly Stoopid, Tobacco, Chela, David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana, Early Winters, LPX, Grandson, Ethan Gruska, Khalid, the Dead Daisies, Sylvan Esso, the Mynabirds, Quetzal, Yanga, Guantanamo Baywatch, Tara Beier, the Rocket Summer, Mew, Young the Giant, Khalid, Azealia Banks, Kaleo, Potty Mouth, Kan Wakan, Venice Beach Music Festival, Arturo Sandoval, Savoy Motel, Quitapenas, Rocky Dawuni, Radio Moscow, Bodies of Water, Jay 305, Mickey Avalon, Summer Madness Ska Festival, Toto, the Prids, Dead Dawn

Above: Massachusetts trio Potty Mouth, with a new album on the way soon, headline the Teragram Ballroom on Saturday. They will be joined by Colleen Green, Ramonda Hammer and Pouty. Tickets ($10).

Want more free concerts? Find our (updated) Guide to Free Summer Concerts here.

Monday, Aug. 21

Dead Cross at the El Rey Theatre
Among Savages, Oliver Riot, Striking Matches and Ora de Oro at Bardot
Pioneer 11, Chester Watson, T.Y.E. and Earoh at the Echo
Nightmare Air, Terminal A, Davis and Tomahawk Training at the Satellite
Bear Fight, Kiddo, Little Wolves and Royaljag at Resident
Bokonon, Neqauquam Vacuum, James V and the Lentils at the Hi Hat
Brian Hill & the Noh Starrs, Pinky Pinky, Raspberry Blonde and Easy Love at the Bootleg Theater
Lost Puppy, Big Sleep, Six Weeks, Euphio and Mechanical Roots at the Silverlake Lounge
William Tyler, Mary Lattimore and In/Via at Zebulon
JP Saxe and Bob Oxblood at the Hotel Café
Chance Pena at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Bishop Briggs at the Grammy Museum
Dark Thirty, Moondreamzzz and Illuminati Hotties at Harvard & Stone
Steel Panther and Painting Chaos at the Roxy
The Sunset Jam with KCs Heroes and Mario Spencer at the Viper Room
Nick Schnebelen and Artur Menezes at the Maui Sugar Mill
Bobby Rock and Mothers Fathers Sisters Brothers at the Redwood Bar
Open Mic at the Lexington
The Jazzaholics at the Escondite
Thunder Gut, Quiet, the Sugar and MFB at the Wayfarer
Jidenna at the Observatory
Smith Band at the House of Blues Anaheim
Celeste, Black Mare, Destroy Judas and Hexa at the Federal Underground

Tuesday, Aug. 22

Dead Cross and Melvins at the Echoplex
Jake McMullen, Hawai and Ruby Haunt at Resident
SUR, Magic Bronson and the Little Miss at the Hi Hat
Lovelytheband and Rad Horror at the Bootleg Theater
Little Timmy McFarland of Flight 19, Cairo Knife Fight, Foe and InnerWaves at the Silverlake Lounge
The Cooties, Kate Berlant, Steven Castillo and Josh Adam Meyers at the Satellite
Acoustic Generation, Deadrock, Adam Jason IIWII and Adam Rose at Los Globos
Pills Conspiracy at the Lexington Bar
Pi Jacobs and Kyra Gordon at the Escondite
Open Mic feat. Sean Fleming at the Lost Knight
King Leg and Western Scene at the Hotel Café
Ernie Halter, Justin Hopkins, Taylor Greenwood, Megan Tibbits, Joel Eckels and Ray Goren at the Hotel Café Second Stage
First Time in Color, Mothlight, Water District and the Knitts at the Mint
The Academic at the Peppermint Club
Space Yacht at Sound Nightclub
Ultimate Jam Night with Mitch Perry, Matt Starr, Chuck Wright and more at the Whisky a Go Go
Judith Owen and Leland Sklar at the Largo at the Coronet
Former Faces and We Are the West at Dirty Laundry
Cat Scan, Melissa Brooks and more at the Monty Bar
Sounds of Crenshaw with Terrace Martin, Lionel Loueke, James Genus, Jamire Williams and Kris Bowers at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Josh & Kira at Saint Rocke
Residente at the Observatory
Jon Licht and Tony Goffredi at Molly Malone’s
The Doobie Brothers at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Randy Emata at the Federal Bar
Garrison Keillor at the Theatre at Ace Hotel

Wednesday, Aug. 23

Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington at the Hollywood Bowl
Psychic Ills, and Vinyl Williams at the Echo
Doom, Blazing Eye and Apocalypse at the Regent Theater
Boys School, Nick Maybury Trio and Mia Dyson at the Bootleg Theater
Bellsaint, Davie and Twinkids at Resident
Low Hum & Dimber, Soft Lions and Object as Subject at the Hi Hat
Melville, Miriam Tamar, GNL Zamba and Black Shakespeare at the Silverlake Lounge
Kristeen Young and Falling James at the Redwood Bar
Nightliker and Bliscord at Zebulon
Dean Lewis and Ben Limpic at the Hotel Café
Ninet, Liah Alonso, Joel Eckels and Grace Blue at the Hotel Café Second Stage
The Spires, Fire Friend, Vasas and Buildings Breeding at Harvard & Stone
Taimane, Ruslan Sirota, Lizzy Small, Cordelia & the Buffalo and BobbyRock at the Mint
States & Capitals, A.J. Gordon, Ghoul Kids and the Withers at Union Nightclub – Jewel’s Room
Madus at Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
ASCAP Showcase at the Troubadour
Joe Dias at the Whisky a Go Go
IDKHBTFM, Badflower, Riot Child and Tidal Babes at the Viper Room
Dave Bernal at the Sugar Mill Saloon
Sophie B. Hawkins and Liz Gherna at Saint Rocke
Smooth Hound Smith and Ted Z & the Wranglers at the Wayfarer
Slaughter & the Dogs, the Crazy Squeeze, Cheap Tissue and Johnny Witmer at Alex’s Bar
Moon Honey, Summer Twins, Wyatt Blair and Lucy & La Mer at the Constellation Room
A.chal at the Constellation Room (Late Show)
Hogan Russ, Kyra Gordon and Kerin Brennan at Genghis Cohen
Open Mic at the Lexington
The Night Owls at the Escondite
Soweca at La Cita
Wordsauce and Canto at SLO Brew
The Federal Affair at the Federal Bar
Leslie Bee and Kevin O’Neal at the Catalina Club

Thursday, Aug. 24

Die Antwoord at the Shrine Expo Hall
Slightly Stoopid, Iration, J Boog and the Movement at the Greek Theatre
Tobacco at the Teragram Ballroom
Early Winters, Taylor John Williams and Jamie Drake at the Satellite
LPX, Monogem and Tulpa & Blankts at the Echo
Chela, Disco Shrine, Zealyn and Axel Mansoor at the Hi Hat
David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana at Sunset Concerts at the Skirball Cultural Center
Paprika Mari Jazz Ensemble at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Family Style and Tijuana Dogs at OC Parks Summer Concert Series at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach
Abrakadabra at the Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series at the Redondo Beach Pier
Birds & Arrows, 222, Dena Rey and Candio at the Silverlake Lounge
Paprika Mari Jazz Ensemble at Levitt Pavilion
Chaparral at the Love Song
Ghost Noise, Casey Chisholm and the Tissues at the Smell
Grandson at El Cid
Visceral Volume at the Redwood Bar
Spooky Mansion, the Vivids and Camila Webb at Ham & Eggs
The Glowbars and No Darling at the Lexington Bar
Ethan Gruska, Jade Bird, Mount Holly, Lou Pine, Matt Holubowski and Mark Stoermer at the Hotel Café
Trubdr, Adam Road, Delphie Freeman Band, Mitchell Schaffer and Susy Sun at the Hotel Café Second
Angelo Fishbone and Dr. Madd Five & the Missing Links at Harvard & Stone
Paul the Trombonist, Deronda, Johnny Butler and Ready Player Two at the Mint
Arms Akimbo at Lucky Strike Hollywood
Spent Idols and Les Beberts at Café Nela
Aurelio Voltaire and Bella Morte at Union Nightclub – Jewel’s Room
Zero Theorem, Christina Faith and Rubberband at the Whisky a Go Go
Beck Black, ASNK and Cara Frew at the Viper Room
Pete Anderson at the Sugar Mill Saloon
Prize Fight Records Showcase at the Del Monte Speakeasy
David Lindley and Jodi Siegel at Saint Rocke
Jake McMullen, Roah Summit and Murderoid at the Wayfarer
Les Grys-Grys, the Loons and Creation Factory at Alex’s Bar
Cosmo’s Midnight and Mark Johns at the Constellation Room
Eric Turner Band at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Dierks Bentley at the Honda Center
Spicy Mayo for the Fish, Mary’s Mischief and Jessie Pitts at the Federal Bar
Brian Nicholette and Coso at Copper Blues
Hello Noon, Em Rossi and Ethan Estrada at Genghis Cohen
Slow Season, the Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs, the Freeks and Albatross Overdrive at the Federal
The Gipsy Kings at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa
Sharon Marie Cline at the Catalina Club

Friday, Aug. 25

Khalid at the Novo
The Dead Daisies and the Dives at the El Rey Theatre
Sylvan Esso and Flock of Dimes at the Hollywood Palladium
The Mynabirds, Winter and Ummm at the Bootleg Theater
Quetzal at the Figat7th Downtown Festival
Yanga at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Guantanamo Baywatch, Susan and VNLVX at the Echo
Tara Beier, Ted Jones, Mothlight and Ecstatic Union at the Troubadour
The Rocket Summer and 888 at the Roxy
The Dopest Band at Resident
Slaughter & the Dogs, Cheap Tissue and Tenement Rats at the Hi Hat
Charity Ekeke, Ebb & Flow, Bedlam Jackson, Desert Tundra, Chase Enriquez, SCRY and the Wasteds at the Silverlake Lounge
Empty Palace, Delicate Boys, Ecstatic Union and Kevin Nichols at the Satellite
Psychic Ills at Friday Flights at the Getty
Beach Bums, Kicked off the Streets and Hexed at the Smell
The Claws at the Redwood Bar
The Pacific Coast Soul Co., James Jazz and Mean Mr. Mustard at the Lost Knight
Maureen & the Mercury 5 at Villain’s Tavern
Jason Ross, Genix, Myon and Spencer Brown at Exchange
Ethio Cali and SK Kakraba Band at Zebulon
Gipsy Kings at the Hollywood Bowl
Huxlee, Ghost Lit Kingdom and Maggie Malyn at the Hotel Café
Jason Hawk Harris, Heather Robb, Hibbity Dibbity and Pistachio at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Radiodriver, Stereo Citizen, Jr. Sun, MFB and the Withers at the Mint
Fofo Fadi, Nohran, Tofu, Sarisuk, Sodvpop and Yetep at Union Nightclub
Sintesis and Dayren Santamaria at the Ford
Magic Wands, Pow!, Egrets on Ergot and Future Shoxxx at HM157
Lauren Lakis and Alex Stills at the Study
wAFF and Doc Martin at Sound Nightclub
Lookas at Create Nightclub
Paradise Kitty and Renegades of Rage at the Viper Room
Jon Brion at the Largo at the Coronet
Kristeen Young and Glam Skanks at the Maui Sugar Mill
Brad Kay’s Regressive Jazz Quartet at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Tammy Faye Starlite and Eszter Balint at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
The Spazmatics and Watcher Moon at Saint Rocke
Dustin Lovelis at the Long Beach Museum of Art
Radio Moscow and the Last Internationale at the Wayfarer
Mew and Monakr at the Observatory
Inner Wave at the Constellation Room
Kaleo at the House of Blues Anaheim
David Lindley, Firemelon and the Delta 88’s at the Coach House
Dream Club, Daydream Time Machine and the No. 44 at Acerogami
Young the Giant, Cold War Kids and Joywave at the Santa Barbara Bowl
The Spazmatics at Pasadena Civic Plaza
Long Beach Dub Allstars at the Cave
Lewy at the Federal Bar
Billy Joseph at Genghis Cohen
Jack Russell’s Great White at the Canyon
Metalachi at the Rose
Fuel, Dishwalla and Marcy Playground at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa
Twisted Gypsy at Copper Blues
Strunz & Farah at the Catalina Club

Saturday, Aug. 26

It’s Not Dead, with Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, A Wilhelm Scream, Buzzcocks, Channel 3, The Casualties, Down By Law, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes and more, at Glen Helen Amphitheater
Khalid at the Novo
Mew and Monakr at the El Rey Theatre
Azealia Banks and Nobody Music at the Fonda Theatre
Kaleo at the Wiltern
Potty Mouth and Colleen Green at the Teragram Ballroom
Intersection: A Playhouse District Festival, with Kan Wakan, the Dead Ships, Givers & Takers, Racquet and Susy Sun, at Colorado Boulevard and El Molino in Pasadena
Venice Beach Music Festival, with Strawberry Alamr Clock, Barry “The Fish” Melton and the San Francisco All-Stars Cubensis, Ginger Merkin and more, at Windward Plaza Park
Arturo Sandoval at Marina Del Rey’s Summer Concerts at Burton Chace Park
Savoy Motel at Off the 405 at the Getty Center
Quitapenas at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Mark de Clive-Lowe – Mirai No Rekishi (History of the Future) at Grand Performances at California Plaza
Rocky Dawuni at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Moein at the Greek Theatre
Radio Moscow and the Last Internationale at Resident
Bodies of Water, Joel Jerome and Furniture Daniel at the Hi Hat
One Bad Mother and Kay Cannon at the Bootleg Theater
Andy Matteo, Paul the Trombonist and Stefan Carow at the Silverlake Lounge
Jenny & the Mexicats at the Echo
Polartropica, Nightgown, Mini Bear, Pussy Vision and Derde Verde at the Smell
Streetwalkin’ Cheetahs at the Redwood Bar
The Moonshoots, Rivers and DJ M-Y at Ham & Eggs
Cedric Gervais at Exchange
Bryan Ferry and Cecile McLorin Salvant at the Hollywood Bowl
Moa and Space Cadets at the Hotel Café
Dyllan, Flavia, Esbie Fonte, Xmekate, Nina Shallman and Alexa Jarred at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Dane Drewis, Christine Hoberg, the Dirty Roots, Edi Roque, Julia Ryan & the Way and Night Spots at the Mint
Pat Todd & the RankOutsiders, the Alley Cats, the Amadans and Neverland Ranch Davidians at Café NELA
Hostile, Chibs, Getorix, Akira, AD, Subtronics, Svdden Death, Uber, Spass, JuJu and Neonix at Union Nightclub
Black Asteroid, Anthony Jimenez, Lindsey Herbert, Ayarcana and 138 at Union Nightclub – Jewel’s Room
Hernan Cattaneo, Guy Mantzur and John Day at Lot 613
EDX at Sound Nightclub
Marty Friedman, Scale the Summit and the Fine Constant at the Whisky a Go Go
Jay 305 at the Roxy
Mickey Avalon at the Viper Room
Monkeys and Calling Kings at the Sugar Mill Saloon
Katalyst at the Del Monte Speakeasy
Ernest Troost, Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Pine Mountain Logs and Gwendolyn Edwards at Saint Rocke
Like Zeppelin (Led Zeppelin Tribute) at the Redondo Beach Pier Concert Series at the Redondo Beach Pier
Guantanamo Baywatch and Susan Distractor at the Wayfarer
Summer Madness Ska Festival with 8 Kalacas, Raskahuele, Royal Club, Tijuana No, La Banda Skalavera and more at the Observatory
August Alsina, Rotimi, Tone Stith and Indica at the House of Blues Anaheim
Kevin Nealon at the Coach House
Revolution Underground, Critically Disturbed and My Old Ways at the Glass House
It’s Not Dead with Rancid, Dropkick Murphys, Buck-O- Nine, the Buzzcocks and more at the Glen Helen AmphitheaterVincent Coleman and Here’s to Now at the Federal Bar
Eli Young Band at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Emmarose Driver, Chris Valenti and Mark Goldenberg Trio at Genghis Cohen
Paul Anka at the Fred Kavli Theatre
Parker Harrison, Joel Brandon, Olivia Harris, Jet Black Savvy, John Stauffer and Lose Your Fear at Molly Malone’s
Jack Russell’s Great White at the Rose
The Jelly at Copper Blues
Dead Man’s Party at the Gaslamp
Smash Mouth at SLO Brew
Zumbrodeo at Genghis CohenMissing Persons at the Canyon
Strunz & Farah at the Catalina Club
Kid Ink at SeaLegs Live at the Beach

Sunday, Aug. 27

Toto, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo at the Greek Theatre
August Alsina, Rotimi and Tone Stith at the Wiltern
Pink Martini and Charo at the Hollywood Bowl
The Prids, Fotoform, Glaare and Charm at Echoplex
Green Slime, Les Grys Grys, the Loons and the Schizophonics at Resident
Redacted Mixtape, the Unending Thread, Roger Hallaway and Birdluck at the Hi Hat
Clairvoid Fest with Dead Dawn, ExSage, the Tissues, Band Aparte, Burning Palms, Cat Scan and Love Rites at the Bootleg Theater
Open Mic at the Silverlake Lounge
Birdie’s Playhouse at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles
Super Diamond at Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts at the South Side of the Hermosa Beach Pier
Billy Mitchell at Levitt Pavilion Pasadena
Lynette Skyyrd (Lynard Skynard cover band) at Manhattan Beach Summer Concerts in the Park at Polliwog Park’s amphitheater
2TONEDISCO, @Hikeii, DnZ, Metsa and Slow Shudder at Los Globos
No Age, Gun Outfit, Sun Araw and R.R. Barbadas at the Smell
Brandie Posey at the Virgil
Red Channle, Pastel Felt, Jody and Kim Grey at the Redwood Bar
Traps P.S., My Alowance and Hoboglyphs at Ham & Eggs
Ben Bostick at the Escondite
Doble Poder at La Cita
Aneesah Williams and Andree Belle at the Hotel Café
Wolfe Jackson at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Johnny Travis Jr. & the Delta Dawns at Harvard & Stone
The Patients, Twenty Two B, Malou Toler, Schedule 1 and Coat Check Girl at the Mint
Thugnadians at Three Clubs
Great Dane, Player Dave, Samsin and more at Union Nightclub
Akira the Don at Good Times at Davey Wayne’s
Sawyer Fredericks, Gabriel Wolfchild & the Northern Light and Haley Johnsen at the Troubadour
Inbellum, Black Stone Wolves and Circle of Punishment at the Viper Room
Chely Wright at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Marty Friedman, Scale the Summit and the Fine Constant at the Parish at House of Blues Anaheim
Michael Physick Trio at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar
Vinny from Strange Weather at Copper Blues (Daytime Show)
Thelma Houston and Michael Colyar at the Ford Amphitheatre
Idina Menzel at the Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Matt McAndrew, 1 st Klass and Luke Wade at the Federal Underground
Tiern at the Catalina Club
Richard Blades at SeaLegs Live at the Beach