Best Shows This Week: May 6 to May 12, 2019

Jenny Lewis new song

Can you believe it’s been four years since Los Angeles last saw FKA Twigs? Her Magdalene tour kicks off this week with two sold-out shows at the Palace Theatre, and after the recent release of her jaw-dropping video for “Cellophane,” the anticipation has soared to unbearable heights. 

Also featured in the latest Best Shows This Week concert calendar are Jenny Lewis, The Faint, Ariana Grande, LA Witch, Al Green and more. Get the full details below. 

MONDAY, MAY 6

Monday Night Residency: CAPYAC with Paper Idol, Benny Bridges, Magdalena Bay, Moon Ensemble at The Echo, 21+, 8 PM, FREE

School Night feat. Mating Ritual, Rainstorm Brother, Isaac Gracie, Jonathan Something, Vita Bergen, DJ sets by William Reed, Ozzie, Chris Douridas at Bardot, 21+, 7:15 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

Ariana Grande, Normani, Social House at Staples Center, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

TUESDAY, MAY 7

FKA Twigs at Palace Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Ariana Grande, Normani, Social House at Staples Center, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Spencer Krug at The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever, all ages, 8 PM, $20

The Faint, Choir Boy, Closeness at The Roxy, all ages, 7 PM, $25-28

L.A. Witch photo by Lee Bedrouni

WEDNESDAY, MAY 8

FKA Twigs at Palace Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

LA Witch, Kim and the Created, Deap Vally at 1700 Naud Street Gallery, 21+, 7 PM, FREE with RSVP

The Faint, Choir Boy, Closeness at The Roxy, all ages, 7 PM, $25-28

White Lies, The Active Set at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $30

Lo Haze, Others, Moonily, Spiced Milk at The Offbeat, 21+, 9 PM, FREE

THURSDAY, MAY 9

Rival Sons, The Sheepdogs at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Al Green at The Greek Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

The Dodos at The Love Song, 21+, 9 PM, SOLD OUT

Sugar Candy Mountain photo by Frank Mojica

FRIDAY, MAY 10

ionnalee | iamamiwhoami, Allie X at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $33

Lolo Zouaï, Jean Deaux at The Roxy, all ages, 7 PM, $15-50

Sugar Candy Mountain, Flaural, Hooveriii, The Mad Walls at The Echo, 18+, 8 PM, $15 advance/$18 day-of

Yann Tiersen at Orpheum Theatre, all ages, 7 PM, $39.50

HEALTH, Youth Code, Breatherr at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Ariana Grande, Normani, Social House at Staples Center, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Starcrawler photo by Frank Mojica

SATURDAY, MAY 11

Jenny Lewis at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

TOKiMONSTA, Milck, Sophia Black at Ford Theatres, all ages, 5:30 PM, SOLD OUT

Starcrawler, Death Valley Girls, Mike Watt and the Jom and Terry Show, Slaughterhouse at Brouwerji West, all ages, 6 PM, FREE

HEALTH, Youth Code, Breatherr at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 7 PM, $20

Amanda Palmer at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, all ages, 6:30 PM, $45-60

Dance Gavin Dance, Don Broco, Hail the Sun, Covet, Thousand Below at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 5:30 PM, SOLD OUT

SUNDAY, MAY 12

American Football, Illuminati Hotties at The Regent Theater, 18+, 7 PM, $25 advance/$32 day-of

Dance Gavin Dance, Don Broco, Hail the Sun, Covet, Thousand Below at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 5:30 PM, $29.50

Eels, Robert Ellis at The Theatre at Ace Hotel, all ages, 7 PM, $45-53.50