LA Concert Calendar: July 11 – July 17

Visit our concert calendar for a complete list of shows, links to buy tickets and our picks.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo***Recommended Show of the Week***
Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Cal Plaza
Best known for their performance on Paul Simon’s Graceland, LBM will ululate, grunt and roundhouse kick their way to your heart Friday night.

Hot Karl @ Knitting Factory
Bellrays @ Spaceland (free)

Billy Corgan @ Henry Fonda
Rob Dickinson @ Hotel Cafe
Matson Jones, Miss Derringer @ Silverlake Lounge

Billy Corgan @ Henry Fonda
Coheed and Cambria, Irving @ Spaceland (acoustic)
Into Eternity, Hate Eternal @ Key Club
Jimmy Gnecco @ Hotel Cafe

U.S. Air Guitar Championships @ Key Club
Tishoumaren @ Santa Monica Pier (free)
Dwarves @ Troubadour
Kinski @ Amoeba (free)
Billy Miles @ Tangier
Space Mtn, Monsters are Waiting, Vagenius @ Hammer Museum (free)
Jimmy Gnecco @ Hotel Cafe

Ladysmith Black Mambazo @ Cal Plaza (free)
Kid 606 @ Echo
Ja Rule @ House of Blues
The Like @ Viper Room
Les Sans Culottes @ El Cid

Rooney @ Echo
Les Sans Culottes @ El Cid
Balkan Beats @ Getty (free)
Martini Kings @ Skirball Center (free)
Sufjan Stevens @ El Rey
Weird War @ Spaceland
Bobby Matos @ Amoeba (free)
Lila Downs @ Vanguard
John Hiatt and North Mississippi All-Stars @ House of Blues
Freedy Johnston @ McCabe’s

Ben Harper @ Henry Fonda

Thanks to Audree for the Jimmy Gnecco tip