Tonight in L.A.: Emo Nite Day, Mating Ritual, Tori Amos, Dispatch, Hockey Dad, Strawberry Girls, Flobots, Prayers, Slothrust, Wheeler Walker Jr.

Mating Ritual (Photo by Matt Viscuso)
Mating Ritual (Photo by Matt Viscuso)

Los Angeles concerts for Sunday:

Emo Nite Day goes off at the Shrine Expo Hall & Grounds, with the Used, Tigers Jaw, Finch, Machine Gun Kelly, Teenage Wrist and more performing live, along with a host of DJ sets and other performances (including the Emo Nite Barbershop Quartet).
Tori Amos closes out her three-night run at the Theatre at Ace Hotel.
► L.A. indie-rockers Mating Ritual host a holiday bash at the Moroccan Lounge, joined by SWIMM and Goldensuns.
Strawberry Girls rock the Hi Hat, with the Unending Thread, Sea Monkey See and Gypsum opening.
► Australian surf-rockers Hockey Dad, whose new album “Blend Inn” arrives in February, headline the Bootleg Theater, with Jurassic Shark and the High Curbs supporting.
► Boston trio Dispatch is back for the second of two acoustic nights at the Troubadour.
► And Flobots visit the Roxy, along with Bang Data.


Giorgos Tsalikis at the Regent Theater
Wheeler Walker, Jr. at the Novo
Mister Paradise and Rosali at the Love Song
Ace Hood at Los Globos
Graves & the Bad Weather at El Cid
Doble Poder at La Cita
Steve Weisberg & his Orchestra at Zebulon
Sound Collective with the Sound of Ghosts, Michelle Vezilj, Patrick Dwyer and Marissa Barbalato at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Johnny Travis Jr. & the Delta Dawns at Harvard & Stone
Cire the Maestro Quartet at the Mint (Daytime Show)
RiKi, Off Task Band, Strange Case and Cody & the Black Widows at the Mint
Maria Howell Duets at the Three Clubs
The Savoys, Plexikill and Lipstick Stains at Café NELA
Aquarium at Avalon
Spiders & Snakes, Black Heroin Gallery, the Billtown Allstars, Molly Vamp, Mitch James and Rebel Rebel at the Whisky a Go Go
Trace Bundy at McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Josh Todd & the Conflict, the Schitz and Bourbon Saints at Saint Rocke
Slothrust, And the Kids and Painted Shut at the Constellation Room
Jack & Jack and Olivia O’Brien at the Observatory
Prayers at the House of Blues Anaheim
Vonda Shepard, Kings Road and Four Sue at the Coach House
Will Downing and Avery Sunshine at the City National Grove of Anaheim
Open Mic at the Silverlake Lounge