Best Shows This Week: October 29 to November 4, 2018

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 The 2018 concert season shows no signs of slowing down for Halloween as Rocktober gives way to a similarly-stacked Showvember. In or Best Shows This Week concert calendar, St. Vincent kicks things off by shredding souls and melting faces at the Hollywood Palladium before the likes of John Carpenter, Henry Rollins, Lauren Ruth Ward, Morrissey and Cardi B at Tropicalia Fest and more. For additional information on these and many, many more must-see gigs, check out our full calendar below. 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

St. Vincent at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 7 PM, $39.50

Lauren Ruth Ward’s 30th Birthday Bash ft. songs of Led Zepplin by Valley Queen, Veronica Bianqui, Holy Wars, Vista Kicks, The Soft White Sixties, Moon Honey, Laura Jean Anderson and more at Harvard and Stone, 21+, 9:30 PM, FREE

Jay Rock, Reason at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $25

Monday Night Residency: Dangerbird Records feat. Criminal Hygiene, NO WIN, Ryan Pollie (of LAPD), Manhattan Murder Mystery at The Echo, 21+, 8:30 PM, FREE

School Night feat. The Coronas, Saint Sister, Bitch Falcon, David Keenan, DJ sets by Jes Danz, EJ, Chris Douridas at Bardot, 21+, 7:30 PM, FREE with RSVP

The Adicts, The Dickies, Messer Chups at The Novo, all ages, 7 PM, $19.50-29.50

Yungblud at Cal Jam 2018 photo by Kat Manos

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

Deap Vally, The Paranoyds, The Entire Universe at Echoplex, all ages, 8 PM, $13 advance/$18 day-of

The Midterm Massacre ft. Grandson, Yungblud at 1720, all ages, 7 PM, $20.00

Henry Rollins Travel Slideshow Tour at City National Grove of Anaheim, all ages, 7 PM, $30

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Anderson .Paak at 88Rising Fest by Thane Fernandes

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

John Carpenter Live Performing Halloween & All Of His Greatest Scores at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 7 PM, $45

Gorgon City (live), Justin Jay, King Henry, Bones, Matt Black at The Novo, 18+, 8:30 PM, $33.00

Thee Oh Sees, Ex Ek, Prettiest Eyes at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life feat. Chance the Rapper, Anderson .Paak, Earl Sweatshirt, SZA, Travis Scott and more at Greek Theatre, all ages, 5 PM, SOLD OUT

Morrissey at Majestic Ventura Theater, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Exile on Hollywood Blvd: A Rolling Stones and David Bowie Halloween Soirée feat. members of Deerhoof, The Flaming Lips, Lauren Ruth Ward, Smoke Season, The Blood Brothers, Moon Honey, The Buttertones, Veronica Bianqui and more at Harvard and Stone, 21+, 9 PM, FREE

DJ Snake, Mustard at Shrine Expo Hall, 18+, 9 PM, $39.50-$49.50

Jauz, Holy Goof, LondonBridge at Fonda Theatre, 18+, 9 PM, $28.00

Poppy, Jaira Burns, Kailee Morgue at The Wiltern, all ages, 7 PM, $25

Evan + Zane (featuring Evan Rachel Wood & Zane Carney) at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $20

Gorgon City at M3 Festival photo by Kelsee Becker

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Gorgon City (live), Hotel Garuda, King Henry, Bones, Matt Black at The Novo, 18+, 8:30 PM show, $33.00

Morrissey, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at Microsoft Theater, all ages, 7 PM, $49.50-129.50

Jessie J, Ro James, Kiana Ledé at The Wiltern, all ages, 7 PM, $37.50

Reignwolf at The Roxy, all ages, 8:30 PM, SOLD OUT

Rüfüs Du Sol, Cassian & Icarus at Shrine Expo Hall, 18+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Jim James at KCRW HQ photo by Eric Han

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Cloud Nothings, Shells, Divinity Band at Teragram Ballroom, all ages, 8 PM, $20

Jim James at The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian, all ages, 7 PM, $40.50

Suzie True EP Release Party and Goth Prom, Ember and His Orchestra, Girl Friday, Oscura Luna at The Factory DTLA, 18+, 8 PM, $8

Rüfüs Du Sol, Cassian & Icarus at Shrine Expo Hall, 18+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Mike Shinoda, Don Broco, Grandson at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 7 PM, $49.50

Frankie Cosmos, Kero Kero Bonito at Regent Theater, all ages, 7 PM, SOLD OUT

Toro y Moi, Salami Rose Joe Louis at The Novo, all ages, 8 PM, $24.50-29.50

Phantogram at Air & Style 2018 photo by Tim Aarons

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Tropicalia Fest feat. Morrissey, Mazzy Star, Kali Uchis, Toro y Moi, Natalia Lafourcade and more at Queen Mary Park, all ages, 11 AM, $150 single-day/$280 two-day pass

HARD Day of the Dead feat. Justice, Die Antwoord, Knife Party, Cashmere Cat and more at Los Angeles State Historic Park, 21+, 2 PM, $79.99-179.99

Big Adventure Fest feat. Empire of the Sun, Phantogram, Patton Oswalt, Bro Safari and more at OC Fair & Event Center, all ages, $49.50 single-day/$79.50 two-day pass

Public Image LTD (PiL) at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

FIDLAR, DIlly Dally, The Side Eyes at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 7 PM, $26.50

Rüfüs Du Sol, Cassian & Icarus at Shrine Expo Hall, 18+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

La Luz at Teragram Ballroom photo by Tim Aarons

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Tropicalia Fest feat. Cardi B, Mac DeMarco, Chicano Batman, Mon Laferte, Badbadnotgood and more at Queen Mary Park, all ages, 11 AM, $150 single-day/$280 two-day pass

Big Adventure Fest feat. Modest Mouse, Cold War Kids, Jim Jefferies, What So Not and more at OC Fair & Event Center, all ages, $49.50 single-day/$79.50 two-day pass

La Luz, Shy Boys at The Echo, 18+, 8:30 PM, $14 advance/$17 day-of

Eric B. & Rakim at The Novo, all ages, 7 PM, $15