Best Shows This Week: May 7 to May 13, 2018

Hope your Cinco de Mayo weekend wasn’t too taxing, because there’s a lot of shows worth checking out on our Best Shows This Week concert calendar!

MONDAY, MAY 7

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite at the Troubadour, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Houndmouth, Chris Crofton at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 8 PM, $30.00

TUESDAY, MAY 8

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite at the Troubadour, all ages, 7 PM, $60.00

Kelsey Lu, FUPU at Moroccan Lounge, 21+, 7:30 PM, SOLD OUT

Ben Harper at Hollywood Bowl

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9

Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite at the Troubadour, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Khalid, PrettyMuch at the Greek Theatre, 7:30 PM, SOLD OUT

Eleanor Friedberger, Gun Outfit at Moroccan Lounge, 21+, 8 PM, $20.00

Jay Som at Girl School 2018 photo by Frank Mojica

THURSDAY, MAY 10

Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiwalker at The Forum, 7:30 PM, $59.50+

Courtney Barnett, Jay Som at Pico-Union Project, 21+, 8:30 PM show, SOLD OUT

Khalid, PrettyMuch at the Greek Theatre, 7:30 PM, SOLD OUT

illuminati hotties, Cartalk, Nani at The Satellite, 21+, 9 PM show, $8.00

The Afghan Whigs, Built to Spill, Ed Harcourt at The Wiltern, 6 PM, $20.00+

Schoolboy Q at Smokers Club 2018 photo by Alan Le

FRIDAY, MAY 11

Kendrick Lamar, SZA, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Ab-Soul, SiR, Lance Skiiwalker at The Forum, 7:30 PM, $59.50+

Liam Gallagher, Richard Ashcroft at Greek Theatre, 8 PM, $20.00+

Unknown Mortal Orchestra at The Wiltern, 8 PM, $20.00+

Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CAAMP at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 9 PM show, $20.00

NxWorries (Anderson Paak + Knxwledge) at Observatory OC, 8 PM show, SOLD OUT

Dirty Heads, Cold War Kids, AWOLNATION, Law, Dante Elephante at Santa Barbara Bowl, 5 PM, $39.00+

Mt. Joy at Moroccan Lounge photo by Danielle Gornbein

SATURDAY, MAY 12

KROQ Weenie Roast ft. blink-182, Panic! At the Disco, Rise Against, Dirty Heads, Cold War Kids, AWOLNATION, Bishop Briggs, Alice Merton, Manchester Orchestra, James Bay, Nothing But Thieves, Mt. Joy at StubHub Center in Carson, 1 PM, $42.95-$153.00

Nada Surf (playing Let Go) at Teragram Ballroom, 21+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Echosmith, The Score, Jenna Smith at Fonda Theatre, 8:30 PM, $29.00

Hot Snakes, Le Butcherettes at Troubadour, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

SUNDAY, MAY 13

Editors, Pluush at Belasco Theater, 7:30 PM, $25.00