LA Concert Calendar: August 22 – 28

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

walkmen***Recommended Show of the Week***
Walkmen @ Spaceland
Hamilton Leithauser’s vocal chords will be put to the test as the Walkmen play the second of two Saturday shows. Sales of Mentho-Lyptus Halls in the Silverlake region should hit record levels.

Eisley @ Troubadour (free – print online ticket)
John Legend @ House of Blues
Starlite Desperation @ Spaceland (free)
Har Mar Superstar @ Knitting Factory
88 @ Troubadour
Satisfaction @ Silverlake Lounge (free)
Inara George @ Echo (free)

Seeds @ Knitting Factory

Mellowdrone @ Hotel Cafe

Buckwheat Zydeco, Kermit Ruffins @ Santa Monica Pier (free)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Snoop Dogg @ Greek
Our Lady Peace @ Viper Room
New Pornographers @ Tower Sunset (free-ish)
Willowz @ Amoeba (free)
88 @ Viper Room
Goldspot @ Hotel Cafe
Yasmin Levy @ Skirball (free)
Alejandro Escovedo @ Spaceland

I See Hawks in LA @ Cole’s
Midnight Movies @ Cinespace
Music of Leonard Cohen @ Theatricum Botanicum
Sharon Jones @ Echo
Blasters @ Tower Sunset (free-ish)

Walkmen w/ Giant Drag @ Spaceland
Rilo Kiley, Walkmen, Jason Falkner @ Sunset Junction

New York Dolls, Sharon Jones, Suicide Girls @ Sunset Junction
Reggae Night IV @ Hollywood Bowl
Silverback Music Festival @ John Anson Ford
John Wesley Harding, Kelly Hogan @ McCabe’s
Rachel Yamagata @ Hotel Cafe (two shows)