L.A. Upcoming: A Fish Fry, Miike Snow, CTRL+ALT+REPEAT

A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

  • Region: Echo Park
    Music: Fish Fry Benefit w/ Amanda Jo Williams, Glass Goblins…
    Vitals: Echo Country Outpost on Sunday, May 30 (starts at noon)
    (details at LA Weekly)

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LA Notcoming: Gary Numan cancels El Rey gig

A champion has been declared in the epic battle of Gary vs. The Volcano. Hint: the one that spews magma won. Sadly, this means that the New Wave legend not only missed the weekend’s Coachella festival, but that he’s canceled the U.S. mini tour that was to follow. I’d written a preview for Wednesday’s L.A. gig. Read it if you wish, or make the jump to peruse Numan’s announcement.

  • Region: Miracle Mile
    Music: Gary Numan
    Vitals: El Rey Theatre on Wednesday, April 21
    (details at LA Weekly)

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LA Upcoming: Donovan + Friends, Todd + Takara + Raff, Julia Holter + Nudge + Matthewdavid

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Miracle Mile
    Music: Donovan & Friends
    Vitals: El Rey Theatre on Friday, March 19
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Silver Lake
    Music: Mia Doi Todd, Mauricio Takara, The Rebekah Raff Harp Ensemble
    Vitals: Bootleg Theater on Sunday, March 21
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Westlake
    Music: Julia Holter, Nudge, Matthewdavid
    Vitals: Synchronicity Space on Monday, March 22
    (details at LA Weekly)

LA Upcoming: 826LA, Boyz II Men, Little Boots

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Echo Park
    Music: The Submarines, The Growlers, Pity Party, Summer Darling
    Vitals: Echoplex on Saturday, March 6
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Downtown
    Music: Boyz II Men
    Vitals: Club Nokia on Saturday, March 6
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Miracle Mile
    Music: Little Boots, Dragonette, Class Actress
    Vitals: El Rey on Wednesday, March 10
    (details at LA Weekly)

LA Upcoming: Pearl Harbor, The Album Leaf w/ strings, Imaad Wasif + Lou Barlow + Avi Buffalo

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: Hollywood
    Music: Pearl Harbor (performing and DJing)
    Vitals: Space 15 Twenty on Friday, February 12
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Miracle Mile
    Music: The Album Leaf with Magik*Magik Strings
    Vitals: El Rey Theatre on Friday, February 13
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Silver Lake
    Music: Imaad Wasif & Two Part Beast, Lou Barlow & The Missingmen, Avi Buffalo
    Vitals:
    Spaceland on Thursday, February 18
    (details at LA Weekly)

LA Upcoming: Daedelus + Nosaj Thing + Jogger, Haiti Relief Done Ska Style, and Wild Beasts

A short list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus videos for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions.

  • Region: East Side
    Music: Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, Jogger, Frosty
    Vitals: Echoplex on Friday, February 5
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: Mid-Wilshire
    Music: Haiti Relief with Hepcat, Dengue Fever, Joey Altruda’s Crucial Riddims, The Lions, Very Be Careful, The Tuffingtons
    Vitals: El Rey Theatre on Saturday, February 6
    (details at LA Weekly)
  • Region: West Hollywood
    Music: Wild Beasts, Still Life Still, Magic Bullets
    Vitals:
    The Troubadour on Wednesday, February 10
    (details at LA Weekly)