Best Shows This Week: December 16 to December 22, 2019

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We’re getting close to Christmas but that doesn’t mean you can’t unwrap a present early in the form of a dope show. Phantom Planet, The Joy Formidable and more make up our Best Shows This Week.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

Shannon Lay, Ty Segall (solo) at Zebulon Cafe, 21+, 8 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

All-Time Low: 10th anniversary of Nothing Personal at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM show, $39.00

DIIV, Omni, Nixon/Kato at Lodge Room, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

Whispertown & Friends Holiday Program ft. M. Ward, Nate Walcott, Lavender Diamond, Supermoon, Jake Bellows, Azure Ray, Tim Kasher & Stef Drootin, Out Of This World, Valley Queen, Nik Freitas, Leslie Stevens, McCarthy Trenching at Bootleg Theater, all ages, 8 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

SiR at The Novo, all ages, 8 PM show, SOLD OUT

All-Time Low: 10th anniversary of Nothing Personal at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM show, $39.00

Waterparks, De’Wayne Jackson, Kitten at House of Blues Anaheim, all ages, 6 PM, $25.00

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18

LA Gives Back 4 ft. special guests at The Belasco, 18+, 8 PM, $35.00

WFNM Presents: Zealyn, FYOHNA, LeyeT, Spectre Jones at The Hi-Hat, 21+, 8 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

Thursday, Chris Conley (of Saves the Day) at The Roxy, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Lola Kirke, Angelica Garcia at Bootleg Bar, 21+, 9 PM, $12.00

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20

My Chemical Romance, Thursday at Shrine Expo Hall, all ages, 8:30 PM, SOLD OUT

X, The Blasters at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 9 PM, SOLD OUT

Black Sabbitch, The Great Sadness, Flames of Durga at The Echo, 18+, 8:30 PM, $12.00

Lola Kirke, Angelica Garcia, Odetta Hartman at Pappy & Harriet’s, all ages, 7 PM, $15.00

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21

The Joy Formidable at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 9 PM, $26.00

Leaving Records 10-Year Anniversary Party ft. Julia Holter, Sudan Archives, MNDSGN, and more at Lodge Room, all ages, 6 PM, $14.00

together PANGEA, Cowboy Social, No Parents, Destroy Boys at The Roxy, all ages, 8 PM show, $22.00

Thursday, Chris Conley (of Saves the Day) at The Glass House, all ages, 8:30 PM, $35.00

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22

WFNM Presents: Emarosa, La Bouquet, Luna Aura, Alke at Moroccan Lounge, 16+, 5:30 PM,