Best Shows This Week: August 13 to August 19, 2018

Clairo Best Shows This Week

SomeBODY once told me the city’s gonna rule with not one, not two, but three festivals. That’s right, Echo Park Rising returns for another four days of free local independent music, while Viva! Pomona moves to a new weekend and All My Friends makes its debutAlso, according to our Best Shows This Week calendar, The Shrekening will take place on Saturday in Pershing Square with Soul Asylum and Smash Mouth. Hey now! For all the dirt, visit our full calendar below.

MONDAY, AUGUST 13

Clairo, Garren Sean at The Roxy, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Rex Orange County, Vegyn at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

The Kills, Saul Williams at The Regent Theater, 18+, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

SLUGS, Wolf Woodcock, FACIAL, Jubilo Drive, Emily Kokal of Warpaint (DJ set) at The Echo, 21+, 8:30 PM, FREE

School Night feat. Niña Dioz, Suzy Jones, WARGIRL, Bailen, DJ sets by DRAEMINGS, Chris Douridas at Bardot, 21+, 7:30 PM, FREE with RSVP

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The Kills at KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

Ben GIbbard (of Death Cab for Cutie) at The Grammy Museum, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Clairo, Garren Sean at The Roxy, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Rex Orange County, Vegyn at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Allie X, Bobi Andonov at Moroccan Lounge, 18+, 7:30 PM, SOLD OUT

The Kills, Plague Vendor at The Glass House, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

ionnalee, Tungorna, Shaun Ross at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $23

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Nikki Lane at The Greek Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $35-55

Panic! At The Disco, A R I Z O N A, Hayley Kiyoko at Staples Center, all ages, 7 PM, $30.75-80.75

BTCHKRFT BTCHFEST 2018 mainbar
BTCHKRFT photo by Frank Mojica

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16

Melvins, Boris, We Are The Asteroid at Echoplex, 18+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Jenn Champion, Erik Blood at Bootleg Bar, 21+, 8:30 PM, $12.00

Echo Park Rising 2018 feat. Froglab (Joe Baiza and Mike Watt), Moniquea, Rumblepack, B Bravo and more, all ages, 3 PM, FREE

BTCHKRFT, Sylmar’s Condo, The Montgomerys at The Other Door, 21+, 8 PM, $6 at the door

TT at MOCA photo by Frank Mojica

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17

Echo Park Rising feat. TT (Theresa Wayman of Warpaint), Twin Temple, Smoke Season, Eduardo Arenas (Chicano Batman), and more, all ages, noon, FREE

Rodrigo y Gabriela, Dudamel at Hollywood Bowl, all ages, 8 PM, $14-145

Sadgirl, Boyo, Rumble Pack at 1720, all ages, 7 PM, $15 advance/$20 door

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Deafheaven, Drab Majesty, Uniform at The Wiltern, all ages, 7 PM, $15-22.50

Downtown Stage 2018 with Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors at Pershing Square, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Echo Park Rising 2018 feat. Starcrawler, Shannon Shaw, The Paranoyds, Miya Folick, and more, all ages, noon, FREE

Viva! Pomona 2018 feat. Surf Curse, Palm, Sill Woozy, Girl Ultra and more, all ages, 4 PM, $25 single day/$40 two-day pass

All My Friends 2018 feat. RL Grime, Gucci Mane, Jhene Aiko, Smokepurpp and more, 18+, 4 PM, $89 single day/$139 two-day pass

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

Echo Park Rising 2018 feat. Vowws, Egrets on Ergot, Ramonda Hammer, LA Drones, and more, all ages, noon, FREE

Viva! Pomona 2018 feat. The Marías, Shannon Shaw, Omar Apollo, The Red Pears and more, all ages, 4 PM, $25 single day/$40 two-day pass

All My Friends 2018 feat.M.I.A., Jamie xx, Armand Van Helden, Yo Gotti and more, 18+, 4 PM, $89 single day/$139 two-day pass

Jack White, William Tyler at Santa Barbara Bowl, all ages, 7 PM, $59.50-79.50