Friday, August 14, 2009

Weekly Events Calendar : Found in LA (Aug. 17th - 23rd)


Monday August 17th

Depeche Mode, Peter Bjorn and John @ Hollywood Bowl
Clipse, Cook Kids @ House of Blues, Sunset Strip
Local Natives, Voxhaul Broadcast, Soko, The Lonely H @ Spaceland
The Flaming Lips, Ghostland Observatory, Stardeath And White Dwarfs @ Greek Theatre (SOLD OUT)
"World's Greatest Dad" (2009 - Sneak Preview) @ Silent Movie Theatre - acclaimed new feature from director Bobcat Goldthwait and starring Robin Williams.
The Growlers, Xu Xu Fang @ Echo (FREE)

Tuesday August 18th
Jay Reatard @ Amoeba
The Flaming Lips, Ghostland Observatory, Stardeath And White Dwarfs @ Fox Theatre (Pamona)
Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes, Lucinda Williams @ Greek Theatre
The Minor Canon, The Grownup Noise, Blank Blue, Justin Janer Quartet @ Spaceland (FREE)
Opening Night of "Branches" feat. Jeremy Sole, Bobby Soul and Dijon @ Continental Room (Fullerton, CA)
"Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison" (2008) @ Grammy Museum (Music Docs Downtown Film Festival)
Mathieu Schreyer (KCRW) @ Bar Marmont
Dim Mak Tuesdays feat. Jackson and his Computer Band live performance with guest DJ's Does It Offend You Yeah, Kev E Kev, Steve Aoki plus resident DJ's Them Jeans, Dan Oh @ Cinespace
Complex Magazine Presents Green Label Art Vol. 3 Bottle Collection Release Party feat. Live performance by U-N-I plus DJ Adam-12 (She Wants Revenge), DJ Rockwell (87 Stick-Up Kids) @ Barracuda Melrose - FREE w/RSVP

Wednesday August 19th
Max Tundra, Death Kit, Very @ Spaceland (CLUB NME)
Dawes, Mississippi Man, The Romany Rye @ Echo (FREE)
Atmosphere, Murs, Aesop Rock @ Hollywood Palladium
Tracy Chapman @ Wiltern
KCRW Presents Emiliana Torrini, Anya Marina @ El Rey
Great Northern @ Pershing Square (FREE - Spaceland Under the Stars)

This is Tightrope Presents Folked Up! feat. Restavrant with DJ Zach Best @ Territory BBQ
Kenan Bell, Fitz and the Tantrums, John Forte, The Futhamuckas @ Troubadour
DJ's Juan Pablokey, Insectosound, Paolo Bautista & VJ Carlos Cardona @ Seven Ultralounge (Downtown)
Maxim Ludwig & The Santa Fe Seven, Lex Land @ Hotel Cafe
Armada, The Actors @ Universal Bar - Armada's last show of the summer
Audacity, Christmas Lightning @ Origami Vinyl
Giovanni Marks, Subtitle, Lexicon, Intuition, and Verbs @ Airliner Club (Low End Theory)
Love-made and Han Cholo Presents The Official Launch of Cold Hearted @ Thompson Hotel Rooftop - Preview/Purhcase with open bar plus after party with DJ Wendy City, Zina Star and surprise special guests - RSVP limited capacity to ladies only - heart at love-made dot com

Thursday August 20th
J. Tillman (of Fleet Foxes), Evan Way, Big Search @ Echo
KROQ Locals Only Presents Carney , Caitlin Crosby @ Roxy
Hockey @ Troubadour

Jedi Mind Tricks, MC Esoteric, Reef The Lost Cauze, Bound By Honor @ El Rey
Honey Honey, Curt Smith (Tears for Fears) @ Pershing Square (FREE)
Low Red Land, Appomattox, Firs @ Silverlake Lounge (FREE)
Mother Mother, Sing Orpheus, Ballerina Black @ Spaceland
Le Switch @ Cinema Bar
Amp Energy Presents What's Next LA CD Release Party with live performances by Zackey Force Funk plus DJ's DJS Abcnt, Frosty, Kutmah & special guest Crime @ AK1511 - RSVP Required - Limited Capacity
Dance Right feat. special guests @ La Cita (RSVP)
Afro Funke feat. DJ Bbrave (Akwaaba Music), live drumming from Najite plus Resident DJ's Jeremy Sole (KCRW), Glenn Red @ Zanzibar
Boogaloo Assasins @ Rootdown Club
ROYGBIV feat. Mario Cotto (KCRW) @ Tony's Saloon
Filter Presents Down and Derby Rollerdisco feat. DJ's Thee Mike B, Steve1der, more @ Echoplex - derby dresscode enforced
Rogue Thursday feat. Jose Galvan (Indie 103) and guest DJ Badknews @ R-Bar (FREE w/Password --> "ROGUE" - great music and drink specials ($5 margaritas and $3 beers) all night long
Marina Del Rey Summer Symphony feat. musical legends Cleo Laine and John Dankworth @ Chace Park (Marina Del Rey) - concert of jazz and pop classics
Quentin Tarrantino "Inglorious Bastards" (2009) Soundtrack Signing @ Amoeba Music (SOLD OUT) - a midnight screening of his new film to follow at arclight theatres in Hollywood.
ON/OFF - Mark Stewart From the Pop Group to the Maffia @ Silent Movie Theatre (Don't Knock the Rock 2009)

Friday August 21st
The Cult @ Club Nokia
Los Campesinos!, Girls, Ramona Falls @ El Rey
Benji Hughes (Sunset Junction Pre-Party), B.R.A.M. @ Spaceland
Hockey, The French Semester @ Echo (Club Underground)
The Sonics, Prima Donna, Japanese Motors @ Echoplex
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre
- (Performing Aja & the hits)
The 88 @ The Grove Apple Store (Acoustic set w/ FourTrack iphone demo)
Dan Wilcox (KCRW) with special guest Aaron Byrd (KCRW) @ The Doheny - RSVP Required -
dohenyrsvp at att dot net
Martin Luther, Jeremy Sole (KCRW) @ Air Conditioned Lounge (Vintage Soul Fridays)
Calling All Kids feat. Daedelus, Zacky Force Funk @ Hyperion Tavern
"Pillow" Fight Club (1999) @ Hollywood Outdoor Cinema - a massive pillow fight in an old circuit city parking lot followed by a screening of the cult classic
Everything is Possible - A Polaroid Group Show (Opening Reception) with live performance from Mark Borthwick @ Space 15 Twenty - RSVP - info at space15twenty dot com
"Dirty: One Word Can Change the World" (2009) @ Grammy Museum (Music Docs Downtown Film Festival) - ODB Documentary
Mike Judge (In Person) Tribute feat. double feature screening of "Beavis and Butthead Do America" (1996) and "Office Space" (1999) @ Aero Theatre

Saturday August 22nd
Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, Islands, Delta Spirit, The Submarines, Nico Vega, Rumspringa, Warpaint, War Tapes, Miss Derringer, Gran Ronde @ Sunset Junction Street Festival (Day 1)
DJ Paul V Presents Post Sunset Junction Dance Party @ Echoplex - Free admission with sunset junction stamp
Chavalot Conjunction Junction feat. Dance Right DJ Crew and Very Be Careful @ El Chavo Restaurant Parking Lot (4-10pm)
Benji Hughes (Sunset Junction After-Party), Belle Brigade @ Spaceland
Blow Up LA 3 Yr Anniversary Party feat. Wallpaper, Hottub @ Downtown LA Loft - Discounted RSVP
Los Campesinos!, Girls @ Glass House (Pamona)
Kings of Leon @ The Forum
Jason Eldredge's (KCRW) Last Show @ (89.9fm) - Jason will move to NY for grad school
Avaland 5 yr anniversary party feat. Steve Bug, Adultnapper, Dan Berkson, James What @ Avalon
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Seasons, Odd Modern, Health Club, Manhattan Murder Mystery @ Pehrspace
Former Ghosts, Casey and Brian, Cristopher Cichocki, Puppy Dog @ The Smell
I Live Here Charity Event feat. Chris Douridas (KCRW), Tom Schnabel (KCRW) and Adrian Govind @ Moving Pixels
Triorganico @ Bootleg Theatre
Horse Thieves @ Hotel Cafe
Cinespia Cemetary Screenings feat. "Singin' in the Rain" (1952) @ Hollywood Forever Cemetary
"Of All the Things" (2008) @ Silent Movie Theatre (Don't Knock the Rock 2009) - comeback story of songwriter Dennis Lambert
"Fast Times at Ridgemont High" (1982) @ Angel City Drive In
Scorpio Rising Pop Up (Opening Reception) feat. live performance from Leo Fitzpatrick @ Space 15 Twenty - RSVP - sophomore at sophomorenyc dot com
Fancy Yard Sale feat. over 500 vintage pieces under $20 for the men and madammes plus DJ's Tommy B, Soft Touch, Supercrass, and Dirty Dave plus Frankenstand Hot Dogs and free cocktails @ Apartment 3 (Los Feliz)
"Sixteen Candles" (1984) @ Downtown Independent (10pm)- celebrate the classic comedy from the genius filmmaker John Hughes
Against the Stream Scholarship Fundraiser feat. "Meditate and Destroy" (2007) with Noah Levine @ Against the Stream Meditation Society (Santa Monica - 7pm) - feature-length documentary about the life and practice of Noah Levine
Mike Judge (In Person) Tribute feat. "Extract" (2009) (Sneak Preview) @ Aero Theatre

Sunday August 23rd
Built To Spill, The Sonics, Mika Miko, Tiny Masters of Today, Night Horse, Fool's Gold, Local Natives, Nico Stai, Love Grenades @ Sunset Junction Street Festival (Day 2)
Chavalot Conjunction Junction feat. Dublab DJ's, Paul V @ El Chavo Restaurant Parking Lot (4-10pm)
Traffic Events Presents Room Service feat. Chuck Love (Om Records/Salted Music), Joshua Heath, Hoang Luu @ The Standard Downtown - Discounted RSVP
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre - (Peforming The Royal Scam & the hits)
Plushgun, Venus Infers, Front Runner, Solarcade @ Knitting Factory
Slang Chickens, Some Days @ L'Keg Gallery
Jacqueline Becker @ The Mint
Peanut Butter Wolf @ Amoeba (Stones Throw Sundays)
Gris Gris feat. Michael Barnes (KCRW) and Sould Marcosa with special guest Alberto Sol (Soul Syndicate) @ La Cita
Widow Babies (LP Release Party) @ Echo (Part-Time Punks)
Breakfast Show 1 feat. High Places, David Scott Stone, Silk Flowers, Dune @ Eagle Rock , Center For the Arts
Back to School Films feat. "Revenge of the Nerds" (1984) / "Back to School" (1986) @ Aero Theatre (Santa Monica) - Live performance between films by the Rubinoos
Unique Los Angeles and Space 15twenty Present Mini-Market @ Space 15 Twenty (10am-4pm) - over 60 vendors, bbq, photobooth, more
Banana Split Sundaes feat. DJ's Spider, Fashen, Thee Mike B @ Bardot (RSVP)


8/24 - Friendly Fires, Phenomenal Handclap Band @ El Rey (SOLD OUT)
8/25 - Green Day, Franz Ferdinand @ The Forum
8/25 - The Dead Weather, Tyvek @ The Wiltern
8/26 - Music Go Music, Rainbow Arabia, Tommy Santee Klaws @ Bordello
8/26 - Deerhunter, Extra Golden, Blank Blue @ Center For the Arts, Eagle Rock
8/26 - Cake @ Henry Fonda Theatre (SOLD OUT)
8/26 - The Dead Weather @ The Mayan Theatre
8/26 - Dungen, Woods, Kurt Vile @ Troubadour
8/27 - Gary Wilson and The Blind Dates, James Pants and Royal Zodiac, Dam-Funk with Master Blaster, Weave @ Bootleg
8/27 -
Matt & Kim, Amanda Blank @ El Rey (SOLD OUT)
8/27 -
Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, Dungen, Kurt Vile @ Echoplex
8/27 -
The Dead Weather, Tyvek @ The Glass House
8/27 - Franz Ferdinand @ Palladium
8/28 -
Os Mutantes @ Echoplex
8/28 - Junior Boys (DJ Set) @ Avalon
8/28 - Pollyn with Michael Barnes (KCRW) @ The Mint
8/28 - Gang Gang Dance, Ariel Pink @ Troubadour
8/29 -
Band of Horses, Willoughby @ Fox Theatre (Pamona)
8/29 -
The National, Cass McCombs @ The Wiltern
8/29 - Princeton, Fol Chen, with special unnamed guest @ Pehrspace
8/30 - "The Bear" (1988) w/live score by No Age @ Silent Movie Theatre
8/31 - Bat For Lashes, Other Lives @ Henry Fonda Theatre (SOLD OUT)
8/31 - Black Joe Lewis and the Honey Bears, Extra Golden @ Troubadour

Long-Running Events
Aug. 15th - Aug. 21st - Downtown Film Festival @ The Grammy Museum
Aug. 6th - Aug. 27th - Celebrity Will Eat Itself @ Carmichael Gallery
May 28th- Aug. 28th - Barack Obama : The Freshman @ M+B
Aug. 1st - Aug. 30th - Love and Guts @ Crewest Gallery
Aug. 15th - Sept. 8th - Flux Super 8 @ Scion Installation Space
Aug. 21st - Sept. 21st - Everything is Possible Polaroid Group Show @ Space 15 Twenty
Aug. 15th - Sept. 25th - Woodstock: The 40th Anniversary Exhibition @ Duncan Miller Gallery

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