1. Monday, August 17, 2009

    super crazy week in rock here in LA this week 

    ending with Sunset Junction!

    see full list including ticket givaways at Losanjealous, but here are my standouts:

    Depeche Mode @ Hollywood Bowl
    Flaming Lips w/ Ghostland Observatory, White Dwarf & Stardeath @ Greek Theatre

    Elvis Costello & The Sugarcanes w/ Lucinda Williams @ Greek Theatre
    Flaming Lips w/ Ghostland Observatory, Star Death & White Dwarf @ Fox Theater, Pomona

    Atmosphere @ The Palladium
    Depeche Mode @ Honda Center
    Tracy Chapman @ The Wiltern

    Depeche Mode @ Santa Barbara Bowl
    J. Tillman (of Fleet Foxes) @ The Echo
    Jedi Mind Tricks w/ MC Esoteric & Reef the Lost Cause @ El Rey

    Los Campesinos! w/ Girls @ El Rey
    Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre (Performing Aja & the hits)
    The 88 @ The Grove Apple Store (7pm)
    ZZ Top @ House of Blues

    Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre (Performing Gaucho & the hits)
    Sunset Junction (Mary Wilson, Spencer the Gardner(!), Sly & Robbie, Dengue Fever, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Nico Vega, The Submarines, and more)
    The Cult Performing “Love” @ Club Nokia

    Heroes of Woodstock: Jefferson Starship, Canned Heat and More @ Greek Theatre
    Los Campesinos! @ Detroit Bar
    Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre (Peforming “The Royal Scam” & the hits)
    Sunset Junction (Morris Day & The Time, Arrested Development, The Sonics, Built to Spill, and more)