L.A. shows for Wednesday:
► Ms. Lauryn Hill holds forth at the Hollywood Bowl, joined by H.E.R.
► City & Colour headline the Theatre at Ace Hotel in support of their new album “A Pill for Loneliness.”
► Two songwriters with new albums — Jesse Malin (“Sunset Kids,” his eighth) and Joseph Arthur (“Come Back World,” his 14th solo effort) — team up for a night at the Roxy, with Trapper Schoepp opening.
► Western Canadian psych-folk trio Loving make their Los Angeles debut at the Highland Park Ebell Club.
► With his short film “86’d” just out and more new work coming in the new year, Neon Indian headlines the Teragram Ballroom, with Chaos Chaos and Blackpaw opening.
► Ohio folk trio CAAMP headlines the Fonda Theatre in support of their album “By and By,” with the Ballroom Thieves opening.
► Country star Tanya Tucker does the first of two sold-out nights at the Troubadour in support of her new album “While I’m Livin’,” her 25th full-length. Reverie Lane opens.
► And Talk Time heads up the lineup for a free show at the Hi Hat, joined by Pablo Dylan, Cody Lovaas and Tolliver at the Hi Hat
Vetusta Morla at the Lodge Room
Hot 8 Brass Band and LA Qoolside at the Bootleg Theater
Cray and Highschool Jacob at the Echo
Ride and Spirit of the Beehive at the Observatory
Hobo Johnson & the Love Makers and Mom Jeans at the House of Blues Anaheim
The Moon Rocks, Pussy Cow and the Santa Monica Peers at the Silverlake Lounge
Creating Monsters, Nadoyel, Darkplay, the Absurd, Gelnneyre and Karma Vulture at the Satellite
Dan Melchior Band, the Intelligence and Susan at Zebulon
Claud, Grace Ives and Tomi at the Moroccan Lounge
The Holy Knives and Estereoromance at the Love Song
Mary Scholz, Abby Posner Music and Heather Lomax at Highland Park Bowl
GESS, Boy Apocalypse, Maddie Ross & more at the Resident
Shotty, Break! and Mixed Kid Fridays at the Redwood Bar
Butch Bastard, J. Graves and Sis at El Cid
Yola at the Grammy Museum
Paco Versailles at the Peppermint Club
Ruby Jean Rose, Kasey Lansdale and Katie Anne Mitchell at the Hotel Café
Winnie Ford, Tori Thomas, Schmab and more at the Hotel Café Second Stage
Al Lover, Wurve and Powder Pink & Sweet at Harvard & Stone
Ariel Mosconi, In Audela and Em at the Mint
Lauren Hall, Ni/Co, Lulu Simon, GENAU and Emma Sameth at the Study
Carey Frank at the Three Clubs
Melissa Villaseñor at Dynasty Typewriter at the Hayworth
Brother Yusef and Molly Hanmer & the Midnight Tokers at the Sassafras Saloon
Tantric, Burning Red, Amargo, the Rewind and Color Chemistry at the Whisky a Go Go
Svetlanas, Robbers, Toxic Energy, Raptors and New Evil at the Viper Room
Lily Waters, Billy Changer, Welfair and Twin Seas at Alex’s Bar
Modulö (Maná tribute) at the Continental Room
Steve Maggiora at the HOB Anaheim Restaurant & Bar (Early Show)
Senses Fail, Hot Mulligan and Yours Truly at Chain Reaction
Album Attack (performing Elliot Smith’s “Either/Or”) at the Wayfarer
Ras-1, Warehouse One and LakeDub Music at Saint Rocke
Don Gallardo at the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon
Bird 3 and Give In at Molly Malones
Arthur Hanlon at the Catalina Club
Diimond Meeks at the Black Rabbit Rose
Hearts and Minds at Mr. Musichead Gallery
Jonathan Biss, Piano (Beethoven) at the Soraya
Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band at the Santa Barbara Bowl
“Murder in the Front Row” (thrash metal documentary) and Q&A with dir. Adam Dubin at the Regent Theater