What’s Going on This Weekend La?

21 08 2009

If your a music lover, this is the weekend to be in LA! Tons of shows going on and five different music festivals; Busker Fest, Sunset Junction, Fidotrust Fest, Epicentre 2009, and The Heroes of Woodstock. It’s gonna be a banger!

= Top picks

Friday

Shows
Busker Fest w/Cold War Kids @ Long Beach’s East Village Arts District (FREE)
ZZ Top @ House of Blues Sunset
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Los Campesinos, Ramona Falls, Lucky Dragons @ El Rey Theatre
Tea Leaf Green, Coffee Bean Brown @ Troubadour
Sunset Junction Pre-Party w/ Benji Hughes, B.R.A.M. @ Spaceland
Hockey, The French Semester @ The Echo
The Hell Awaits Tour w/ Jedi Mind Tricks, MC Esoteric, The Armada @ The Glass House
The Sonics, Prima Donna, Japanese Motors @ Echoplex
Captain Ahab, Fleshtone, Pharmakon, tik///tik, Guidance Counselor, Beast Cop @ The Smell
Chantal Kreviazuk, Janet Robin, Brian Travis Band, etc. @ The Hotel Café
The 88 @ Apple Store (at the Grove)
The Zeros, The Hangmen, The Hitchhikers, The Hitz @ Alex’s Bar
E-40 @ Galaxy Theatre

Saturday

Shows
Sunset Junction Street Festival w/ The Delta Spirit, Islands, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley, Dengue Fever, etc. @ Sunset Junction
Sunset Junction After-Party w/ Benji Hughes, The Belle Brigade @ Spaceland
Fidotrust Fest @ Alex’s Bar, The Prospector, The Cellar, Que Sera
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Los Campesinos! w/ Girls @ The Glass House
Kings of Leon, The Whigs @ The Forum
The Matches, Neon Trees, Dizzy Baloon @ Troubadour
Panda, Division Minuscula @ The Wiltern
The Cult w/ Year Long Disaster @ Club Nokia
Terra Naomi, Jay Nash & Tony Lucca, The Fresh, etc. @ The Hotel Café
Former Ghosts, Casey and Brian, Cristopher Cichocki, Puppy Dog @ The Smell
Epicenter 2009 w/ Tool, Alice In Chains, Wolfmother, Atmosphere, etc. @ Pomona Fairplex
Dios, Los Mysteriosos, Bella Novela, Juanita and the Rabbit @ Alex’s Bar

Art
“Weekend Pacifist” @ SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS GALLERY

Film
“Singing in the Rain” @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Sunday

Shows
Sunset Junction Street Festival w/ Built To Spill, The Sonics, Mika Miko, Fool’s Gold, etc. @ Sunset Junction
Friendly Fires w/ The Phenomenal Handclap Band presented by 89.9 KCRW @ The Glass House
The Heroes of Woodstock w/ Jefferson Starship, Big Brother and The Holding Company, Country Joe McDonald, etc @ Greek Theatre
Stones Throw Sundays w/ Peanut Butter Wolf @ Amoeba Music
High Places, Silk Flowers @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
The Widow Babies’ record release @ The Echo
Night Control, Phonecalls, Rapid Youth @ The Smell
The Hereafter, Joey Ryan, Jason Whitton, Chris O’Brien @ The Hotel Café

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