The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 5/2/19 – 5/8/19

Gitane Demone & Rikk Agnew photo by Hilary Russell

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations:

Thursday 5/2

The Echo – Young Jesus, Follies, Fell Runner + Picky Bunches

The Hi Hat – Reverend Beat Man, Nicole Garcia + Frantic Rockers

Hollywood Palladium – Bikini Kill + La Butcherettes

Redwood Bar – The Two Tens, Vicky & the Vengents, Carvels NYC + King Flamingo

Friday 5/3

Alex’s – The Weirdos, The Stitches, Jail Weddings + Loose Trucks

Cafe Nela – Death on the Radio, Non-Blips, Exploding Pintos + Somos Mysteriosos

BeachLife Festival 2019 (Redondo Beach) with X, Willie Nelson & Family, Brian Wilson, Ziggy Marley, Violent Femmes, Steel Pulse + many more! (Fri.-Sun.)

House of Machines – Red Fang, Nebula, Fatso Jetson, Yawning Man, Duel + House of Broken Promises

Redwood Bar – Mike Watt & the Secondmen, The Wrinkling Brothers, Queen Tusk + Les Enfants

The Regent – The Church (performing “Starfish”)

Saturday 5/4

Brick’s Bar (Maywood) – The Steadians, The Munchies, Maldritas Drogas, Devastator, Asphyxia, Astronauts, Hub City Trash + more, 1pm

Cafe Nela – Los Creepers, Beowulf, Countime, Sick Sense, Revolting Sound + SLUG

Highland Park Bowl – The Loons, Mercury Wheel, Sound Station + DJ Ladybug

Old Town Pub (Pasadena) – Walker Brigade, Spindrift, Black Widows + Factory Superstars

Redwood Bar – Gitane Demone with Rikk Agnew, Eva O, Lucas Lanthier, Experiment Perilous + more! (benefit for Scarlet Dream)

Sunday 5/5

Cafe Nela – Enemy Proof, Pedal Strike, Rundown Kreeps, Forced Identity + Sunset Couriers

Maui Sugar Mill – Vicky & the Vengents, Fur Dixon (solo) + The Carvels NYC

The Offbeat – Pedal Strike, La Tumba, Philthy Dronez, Jim Smith, Weaksauce, Banana Leaf Boy + Xolo, 9pm

Redwood Bar – The Roswell Sisters, Candypants, + Hollow Trees, 3pm; Saturn Nine, Dezign Flaw, Ad Hocs, Tardo + Echo, 9pm

Monday 5/6

La Santa – STFKR

Tuesday 5/7

Amoeba Records – The Dream Syndacate

Joe’s Great American – Crown City Bombers + Here Comes the Night

Largo at the Coronet – Aimee Mann, Tim Heidecker + John C. Reilly

Wednesday 5/8

Redwood Bar – Twisted Black Sole, Los Fauna, Pepper Sunlight, Camarones Orquestra Guitarristica, The Sad Girls + The Famous Wolf

For this week’s full live show listings, please check out The Intown Report



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