Losanjealous Concert Picks: July 31 – August 6

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mission tikiPICK OF THE WEEK: Tiki Invasion @ Mission Tiki Drive-In

If I had to rank the greatest local tiki-themed drive-in theaters, the Mission Tiki Drive-In in Montclair would definitely make the top 5. But after Saturday’s Tiki Invasion, it might just crack the top 3. Ten bands including The Muffs and The 88, a Hot Rod and Classic Car show, three vintage cult classic movies, guest emcees King Kukulele and the mysterious jet-setting Johnny Nitro, a burlesque review, a bikini car wash, an attempt to break the world ukelele record and it’s BYOB. I like it like that.


  • Fri 8/4 Tricky @ Avalon cancelled
  • Sat 8/26 Jenny Lewis, Aimee Mann, Dave Eggers, Sarah Vowell, Mountain Goats @ Royce Hall
  • Fri 9/1 Jamie Lidell @ Getty
  • Fri 9/29 Del the Funky Homosapien @ Knitting Factory
  • Fri 9/29 Mojave 3 @ Roxy
  • Sun 10/1 Mojave 3 @ McCabe’s
  • Sat 10/14 & Sun 10/15 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah @ Fonda
  • Mon 10/2 Band of Horses @ Avalon
  • Sat 10/21 Decemberists @ Wiltern
  • Fri 11/17 The Slits @ Troubadour

10:2 @ Temple Bar (two shows)
Alexi Murdoch @ Troubadour
Amos Lee @ Hotel Cafe
Beth Orton @ Avalon
Corinne Bailey Rae @ House of Blues
CSNY @ Hollywood Bowl

Manu Chao @ Shrine
Tina Dico @ Largo
Typical Cats @ Echo

Hot Chip @ Troubadour
Panic At the Disco, Dresden Dolls @ Wiltern

Aggrolites @ Santa Monica Pier (free)
Broken Social Scene, Bloc Party, Mew @ Greek
My Brightest Diamond @ Echo
Xavier Rudd @ Troubadour

Blackpool Lights @ Spaceland
Gris Gris, Oranger @ Echo
Helen Stellar @ Knitting Factory
Kanye West, Wu Tang, Wolfmother, She Wants Revenge @ Street Scene San Diego
Moog Mania @ Cal Plaza (free)
Peaches, Eagles of Death Metal @ Wiltern
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott @ Tangier
Section Quartet @ Largo
Tricky @ Avalon (cancelled)

Beatnuts @ Knitting Factory
Magnolia Electric Co. @ Echo
Muffs, 88 @ Mission Tiki Drive-In
Nine Black Alps @ X Games
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Eleni Mandell @ Largo
Snoop Dogg, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bloc Party, Shins, Editors, Futureheads @ Street Scene San Diego
Wu Tang, Mos Def, De La Soul @ Rock the Bells

I See Hawks in L.A. @ Skirball

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