Best Shows This Week: August 25 to August 31, 2019

Our Best Shows This Week calendar is jam-packed to close out August! The Cure headline Pasadena Daydream, and Daniel Caesar playing the Greek highlight the week.


A Dinner Party: Hazel English at Checker Hall, 21+, 7 PM, $50.00 (includes food + drink)

Daniel Caesar, Koffee at Greek Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $25.00+

School Night: Holander (11 PM), Nate Mercereau (10 PM), Luke Rathborne (9 PM), maye (8 PM) at Bardot, 21+, 8 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

The Drop: Local Natives at GRAMMY Museum, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Monday Night Residency: Automatic, Colleen Green, Diva Dompe, Girl Friday, DJ Inkarose, Brittany Bueno at The Echo, 21+, 8:30 PM, FREE


MC50, Porcupine at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 7 PM, $40.00

Seratones, Salt Lick, Los Dead Dreams at The Echo, 18+, 8:30 PM, $11 advance/$14 day-of

Grace VanderWaal, Patrick Martin at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $32.00

Lindsey Stirling at The Roxy, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Potty Mouth photo by Tim Aarons


The Roots, Christian McBride Big Band at Hollywood Bowl, all ages, 8 PM, $14.00+

LEAN, The Young Wild, Creature Canyon at Bootleg Bar, 21+, 8:30 PM, $10 advance/$12 day-of

Potty Mouth, Nomantics, Chase Petra at The Satellite, 21+, 8:30 PM, $8 advance/$10 day-of

Grace VanderWaal, Jade Jackson at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $32.00

Twilight on the Pier: Helado Negro, San Cha at Santa Monica Pier, all ages, 7 PM, FREE

Howlin’ Rain, Pacific Range, GospelbeacH at Moroccan Lounge, 21+, 8 PM, $15 advance/$17 day-of


Smashing Pumpkins, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, AFI at FivePoint Amphitheatre (Irvine), all ages, 7 PM, $35.00+

Bryan Ferry at Greek Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $49.50+

Lisa Loeb at Dynasty Typewriter, 21+, 8 PM, $20 advance/$25 day-of

Allie Crow Buckley photo by Tim Aarons


Ty Segall & Freedom Band (performing First Taste + Emotional Mugger), LAMPS at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 8 PM, $28.00

Allie Crow Buckley, Van William at Bootleg Bar, 21+, 8:30 PM, $12.00

FACIAL, Daisy, Neza Alexander at The Factory, 18+, 8 PM, $5 advance/$10 day-of

Candlebox (performing Candlebox), Aeges, State To State at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $35.00

Blink 183 (members of Peach Kelli Pop + Joyce Manor), Fuss at The Hi-Hat, all ages, 8 PM, $10 advance/$12 day-of

Cold War Kids photo by Justin Higuchi


Made in LA 2019 day one ft. Cold War Kids, Lemaitre, Pell, Jasper Bones at Golden Road Brewing, 21+, 4 PM, $25.00 (includes one beer)

Pasadena Daydream ft. The Cure, Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, The Joy Formidable, Chelsea Wolfe, The Twilight Sad, Emma Ruth Rundle at Brookside at the Rose Bowl, all ages, 1 PM, $149+

Papa Roach, Asking Alexandra, Bad Wolves at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 6 PM, $45.00

Lauren Ruth Ward photo by Frank Mojica


Made in LA 2019 day two ft. Phantom Planet, Lauren Ruth Ward, Donavan Frankenreiter, Rob Leines, Key LeBlanc at Golden Road Brewing, 21+, 4 PM, $25.00 (includes one beer)