The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 5/23/19 – 5/29/19

The Damned. Photo by Elise Thompson.

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

Thursday 5/23

Alex’s Bar – The Damned + Jello Biafra’s Incredibly Strange Dance Party

Harvard & Stone – The Freeks, Biblical Proof of UFOs + del Toros

Redwood  Bar – Turbulent Hearts, Kim & the Created, Mean Heat + Stars at Night

Friday 5/24

Cafe Nela – Johnny Six Pack, Kurt Stifle + Mars

The Factory DTLA – Toys That Kill, Melted, Thick + Kevin

KGB Studios (1640 N.Spring St. L.A.) – Punk Museum Fest with Gitane Demone, Rikk Agnew Band + Siggy, for more info:  Punk Rock Museum

Las Vegas Strip – Punk Rock Bowling! Check: for all info. (Fri-Mon.)

Saturday 5/25

Alex’s Bar Dead Boys, The Side Eyes, Mink Daggers + Nico Bones

House of Machines – The Warlocks + Levitation Room (back room); The Tulips, Smokescreen + The Violent Mindfield (front room)

KGB Studios – Punk Museum Fest with Fifi, Ravens Moreland, The Mormons, Tommy Chiffon + Punk Bunny. For more info: Punk Rock Museum

Redwood Bar – The Crazy Squeeze, Richmond Sluts, Killer Hearts + Faz Waltz

Suzy’s Bar & Grill (Hermosa Beach) – CHUM, Thee Swank Bastards, Kelp, Glasgow Tiki Shakers, Jetpack, The Detonators, The Dirtbag Surfers + Outerwave, 2pm

Sunday 5/26

Bootleg Theater – Sumo Princess + Poppy Jean Crawford

Catch One – Mad Sin, Stellar Corpses, Thirsty Crows, Straight Shooter, Autopsies, Cigaratz, Catacomb Rockers, Gritty End, The Quaranteds + Coffin Draggers

The Echoplex – The Dils, The Avengers, The Alley Cats + more (Celebration of the life of Jimmy Wilsey)

KGB Studios – Punk Museum Fest & Taquila Mockingbird’s birthday with Gary Myrik, Tramp For The Lord, Taquila Mockingbird, The Wrinkling Brothers, Liz Gherna, Atomic Kangaroo + Steve Schub. For more info: Punk Rock Museum

The Observatory – Total Chaos, D.I. + The Exploited; Jasper Bones, Ariel View, Moon Fuzz + Blanco Nino (in the Constellation Room)

Monday 5/27

Wayfarer – Supersuckers, Speedealer + Alright Spider

Tuesday 5/28

Fox Theater Pomona – The Hives, Bleached + Refused

House of Blues – The Specials

Wednesday 5/29

Maui Sugar Mill – I see Hawks in L.A., Chip Kinman (singing Rank & File Songs), John Surge & The Haykalers + David Serby & The Hillbilly Fringe

The Regent Theater – The Stranglers + Rappresaglia

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




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