Losanjealous Concert Picks: October 2 – 8

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PICK OF THE WEEK: LA Weekly Detour
Finally. A reasonably-priced music festival with a blue chip lineup in LA proper. Everybody go so the Weekly does this again next year. Want free tickets? Keep reading…



LA Weekly DETOURBeck, Queens of the Stone Age, Basement Jaxx, Peeping Tom, Redd Kross, Blonde Redhead, !!!, Nortec Collective, Blackalicious, Of Montreal, The Like, The Elected, OH NO! OH MY!, The Blood Arm, Everybody Else, The Howling Bells, and Wired All Wrong. DJ sets by VHS or Beta, Weird Science, Shepard Fairey and Travis Keller

We are damn excited to give readers chances to win pairs of tickets to this first ever LA event of its kind, taking place this Saturday, October 7. Here’s your contest question:

Who are you most excited to see at DETOUR and why?

Got your answer? Click the link below to send an e-mail to us at DETOUR-contest@losanjealous.com:.

UPDATE: Entry for Detour has ended. Winners will be notified by 12:00 midnight Thursday, Oct. 5. Thanks to all that entered. We’ll see you there!

Festival Info | Festival MySpace | Feeling unlucky? Buy tickets now and be sure you get in.

[w/ Dears]
@ Troubadour
Wednesday, October 4
Contest ended
Jose Gonzalez
[Biggest LA show yet]
@ Vista Theater
Thursday, October 5
Contest ended
MC Pee Pants = MC Chris
[adult swim’s MC/beats man]
@ Roxy Theater
Friday, October 6
Contest ended

Fri 10/5 Go Betty Go & The Hairbrain Scheme added to MC Chris @ Roxy
Wed 10/11 Futureheads @ Safari Sam’s is cancelled
Thu 10/26 CSS @ Westwood Plaza
Thu 11/2 Ladytron @ Westwood Plaza
Arthurfest moved from The Echo to Downtown Palace Theater

Band of Horses @ Avalon
Hotel Cafe 2006 Tour @ House of Blues
Lambchop @ Troubadour
Monsters Are Waiting @ Viper Room
Patton Oswalt @ Largo
Pink Mountaintops @ The Echo
Rocket @ Spaceland (October residency – free)
Stills @ Fonda
Yeah Yeah Yeahs @ Palladium

Giant Drag @ Safari Sam’s
Killers @ Jimmy Kimmel
Ozma @ Troubadour
Teitur @ Largo
Visionaries @ Amoeba (free)

Billy Bragg @ Fonda
Fields w/ Dears @ Troubadour (Fields LA debut)
Killers @ Jimmy Kimmel
Moral Free Agents @ The Smell
Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Hotel Cafe
Shys @ Spaceland
Teitur @ Largo

Jose Gonzalez @ Vista
Killers, Tom Petty @ Jimmy Kimmel
Ray LaMontagne @ House of Blues
Teddy Geiger @ Troubadour

Adult @ Troubadour
Bird and the Bee @ Silverlake Lounge
Courtney Jaye @ Amoeba (free)
Darker My Love, Asobi Seksu @ Echo
Killers @ Wiltern
Kinky @ Glass House
Madeleine Peyroux @ Royce Hall
Magnolia Electric Co @ Knitting Factory
MC Chris @ The Roxy
Mon Frere @ Ground Zero Coffeehouse (free – first 100 get free milshakes)
Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra @ Cal Plaza (free)
Rob Dickinson @ Hotel Cafe
West Indian Girl, Oohlas @ Molly Malone’s

Demetri Martin @ Avalon
Beck, Queens of the Stone Age, Basement Jaxx, Blonde Redhead @ LA Weekly Detour
Julia Fordham @ Troubadour
Killers @ The Wiltern
Monsters are Waiting, Eleni Manell/Inara George, Future Pigeon, Jesca Hoop @ Eagle Rock Music Festival (free)
Sexy Motor & Solidfunk (venue tbd)

Album Leaf @ Troubadour
Bitter:Sweet, Submarines, Aloe Blacc @ La Brea Tar Pits
Califone @ Spaceland

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