The Goldenvoice Present April series features more than 50 concerts at SoCal locales featuring artists also playing the sold-out weekends at Coachella. Included: Haim, St. Vincent, Tyler the Creator, Portugal. The Man, Chromeo, Fleet Foxes, A Perfect Circle.
Sleep State, ZHAO, Nicole Kiki Jaffe, Royaljag, Faunavision and Dana and the Wolf will perform Saturday at the Chinese New Year Festival in Chinatown — the music starts right after the 119th annual Golden Dragon Parade.
Weekending is Buzz Bands LA’s new weekly column of cultural events “beyond the music.” Check out 10 picks for this weekend, from a celebration of James Baldwin to happenings for lovers of books, film, comedy, theater, art and free festivals.