Best Shows This Week: September 2 to September 8, 2019

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The week starts slow thanks to Labor Day, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a lot of live music to take in. The National and Alvvays kick things off this week at the Greek Theatre, and there’s a trio of Massive Attack shows at the Hollywood Palladium among other things.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

The National, Alvvays at Greek Theatre, all ages, 7:30 PM, $39.50+

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Massive Attack at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 6:30 PM, $79.50

WFNM Presents: Ninet Tayeb, Griffin Oskar, Laprete, Rett Madison at Madame Siam, 21+, 8 PM, FREE

Ramonda Hammer, Broken Baby, KEVIN at The Echo, 18+, 8:30 PM, FREE

Disco Shrine photo by Tim Aarons

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Massive Attack at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 6:30 PM, $79.50

Twilight on the Pier: A-Wa, Disco Shrine, LA Arabs Orchestra at Santa Monica Pier, all ages, 7 PM, FREE

WFNM Presents: Kid Eyes, Jamie N Commons, Final Child, YVR at The Hi-Hat, 21+, 8 PM, FREE WITH RSVP

All Things Blue photo by Jacqui Gaball

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Massive Attack at Hollywood Palladium, all ages, 6:30 PM, $79.50

Tycho, Chrome Sparks at Greek Theatre, all ages, 6:30 PM, $39.50+

MUNA at Amoeba Hollywood, all ages, 6 PM, FREE (signing + meet&greet available if you purchase new album)

The Drop: Avril Lavigne at GRAMMY Museum, all ages, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

All Things Blue, Cheekface, The Grinning Ghosts, Lindsay B at Alex’s Bar (Long Beach), 21+, 8 PM, $7.00

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Valley Queen photo by Tim Aarons

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Durand Jones & The Indications, Rudy De Anda, Sonrisita at The Novo, all ages, 8 PM, $26.00

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

Valley Queen, GOON at Lodge Room, all ages, 8 PM, $12.00

Lux Prima: Karen O & Danger Mouse at Theatre at Ace Hotel, all ages, 8 PM, $39.50+

Bleached, The Paranoyds at Glass House Pomona, all ages, 9 PM, $15 advance/$18 day-of

Everlast at Troubadour, all ages, 8 PM, $30.00

PVRIS at El Rey Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $30.00

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Zedd photo by Tim Aarons

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Zedd, Troyboi, Keys N Krates, Jax Jones, Brownies and Lemonade at LA State Historic Park, 18+, 5 PM, $59.50+

Lux Prima: Karen O & Danger Mouse at Theatre at Ace Hotel, all ages, 8 PM, $39.50+

Red Hearse (w/ Jack Antonoff) at Moroccan Lounge, 18+, 8 PM, SOLD OUT

Greensky Bluegrass, Andy Frasco & The U.N. at Fonda Theatre, all ages, 8 PM, $27.50

Oso Oso, The Sidekicks, Future Teens at The Hi-Hat, 21+, 7 PM, $14.00

A Night of Queer Expression IV: Eerie Jane, POLARTROPICA, Clair Voyance, L Castro, Hood Profet at Junior High, all ages, 7 PM, $5.00

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

Joy Again, Field Trip, King Nun at The Echo, all ages, 7 PM, $12 advance/$15 day-of

Sunn O))), Papa M, Big Brave at The Mayan, 21+, 7 PM, $25.00