The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 8/15/19 – 8/21/19

The Mecolodiacs. Photo by Elise Thompson.

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

**EPR = Echo Park Rising shows

Thursday 8/15

American Barbershop – Birth Defects, Turbulent Hearts, Broken Baby, Doctrin, New Evil, Beers For Fears + Velvet Starlings (EPR)

Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park – Fartbarf +

Prospector (Long Beach) – Compress Collide, One High Five, Dropout Heroes + Cheery Tang

Redwood Bar – Wrinkling Brothers, Mecolodiacs + Slim Zwerling & the Yums

Friday 8/16

American Barber Shop – Electric Children, Dirty Cakes, Flames of Durga, Ugly Sweaters, Speed of Light, Spare Parts for Broken Hearts, The Manx, Iress + Fucked Forever (EPR)

Cafe Nela – The Corpuscles, Double Naught Spy Car, Electric Ferrets + Mars

Liberty Stage (Liberty & Reservior Sts.) – The Red Pears, The Paranoyds, Sister Mantos, Cat Scan + Allensworth (EPR)

Redwood Bar – Teenage Goo Goo Muck, Bella Novela, The Damed + Rumours

Spacedust (2153 W. Sunset) – Cigarette Burns, Vaguess, The Haunts, Cassini, Miss Jupiter, Poppy Jean Crawford, Traps PS + L.A. Drones (EPR)

Saturday 8/17

5 Star Bar – The Vibrators, Resilience, Narcopleptic Youth, The Grim, Informal Society, The Bastards, Bad Ass, Down! Not Out!, Soto St., The Spewers, Subverteer + Power Beer, 1pm

Cinema Bar – Talkin Treason, Groovy Rednecks + Pedal Strike

Liberty Stage – French Vanilla, Egrets on Ergot, Saro, Perfection Black Nile, Palm Springsteen + L.A.Qoolside (EPR)

Maui Sugar Mill – Black Widows, Atomic Sherpas, Exploding Pintos + Wasted,Inc.

Sunday 8/18

Alex’s Bar – The Last (40thAnniversary), The Zeros, The Alley Cats + Tropsky Icepick, 2pm, then at 8PM, Inhuman Atrocities, Zombie Eating Horse, headstone + Deified

Cafe Nela – Psilocybin Pony (Cars tribute), Mango Napalm, Non-Blips, A Bleeding Sky + Sinful Nature

The Echo – Ravens Moreland, Melted Bodies, Radwaste, Bank of America, Draemings, R. Clown, Dancing Tongues, Ever So Android, N8NoFace + Bob Villain (Part Time Punks, EPR) 2:15pm; Albert & His Dreamboats, Jason Hawks Harris, Parting Lines, Pacific Range, S.O.S. + Leggy Peggy (Patio, EPR) 4pm

Little Joy – The Great Sadness, Prissy Whip, Assquatch, DMTina & The Bumps, Kevlar, Bloody Death Skull, Sunny Gummy Hands, The Gems + KidEyes (EPR)

Sticky Rice (1801 Sunset, LA) – Dream Phases, The Dates, Susan, Photo Ops, Butch Bastard, Guy Blakeslee, Frome-Rose, Lael Neale, Ryan Baine, Henry Wolfe + Laciste (EPR)

Monday 8/19

Corbin Bowl – Johnny Madcap & The Distractions + The Ripkatz, 9pm, all ages, free!

The Echo – Automatic, Adult Books, Gold Cage, Body Double + DJ John Roller

Tuesday 8/20

Cinema Bar – The Wrinkling Brothers, The Red Cars + Run Downhill

Wednesday 8/21

Catch One – Kadavar, ASG + Truckfighters

Greek Theatre – Steve Miller Band + Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

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



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