13th Annual American Society of Young Musicians’ House of Blues Spring Benefit Concert and Awards Show with Linda Hopkins, Solomon Burke, Dwight Yoakam, The Goo Goo Dolls, Josh Groban, Billy Bob Thornton, Common, Kristin Chenoweth, Brian Culbertson, Adrienne Frantz, AJ Trauth, Mikalah Gordon, Rocco DeLuca, Deborah Falconer, Mavin, Paula AbdulKenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, Amber Tamblyn, Mischa Barton, Sally Kirkland, Jarvee Hutcherson, Freda Payne, Snoop Dogg, Camille Anderson, Bo Bice, Brooke Burke, Lacey Chabert, Kaley Cuoco, John Heder, Rachel Hunter, Lauren Mayhew, Sol Levine, Reagan Gomez Preston, Mia Tyler, Nikki Ziering, more at The House of Blues, 6/9. Red Carpet Event at 5pm, Celebrity Reception, Silent Auction and Cajun at 6pm. Concert and Awards at 7:30pm. The American Society of Young Musicians is “a non-profit national organization [who] share a commitment to the enrichment and advancement, both educationally and artistically, of up-and-coming musicians.”
Rosie Flores, Mike Stinson, Speedbuggy at The Echo, 6/10
John Doe at Tower Records, 6/9, 7pm. FREE. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood.
Michelle Shocked at Amoeba Music on Sunset, 6/14, 7pm. FREE.
Dwight Yoakum at The House of Blues, 6/11
Jason Robert Brown, The Caucasian Rhythm Kings at The El Portal Theatre, 6/10 & 6/11, 8pm. 5269 Lankershim Blvd.
The Raveonettes, Gram Rabbit at Spaceland, 6/14
The BackCourt at Temple Bar, 6/15
Sid Hillman Quartet, Thee Missouri (Nuremburg – Blue Disguise) at Tangier, 6/9
“Pops” Concert with The Santa Monica College Emeritus College Band, Wallace Umber at the SMC Concert Hall, 6/12, 3pm. A 60-member concert band, that’s part of SMC’s acclaimed Emeritus College for older adults, under the baton of Wallace Umber, who founded the Emeritus Band in 1968. Awards for service will be presented to 22 band members who have played with Emeritus Band for 10 to 36 years. 1900 Pico Blvd. (310) 434-4306
Javon Jackson Quintet at The Jazz Bakery, 6/9 – 6/12
Grant Geissman Quintet at The Vic, 6/9
Zola Moon at Lunaria, 6/10, 9:30pm
Late Night Jazz: Zane Musa Trio at The Vic, 6/9, 12mid – 2am.
Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition & Festival at Redcat (Walt Disney/CalArts Theater, Wal Disney Concert Hall), 631 W. 2nd St.,Downtown LA.
Judy Chamberlain & Friends at The Millenium Biltmore, 6/11, 9pm. 506 S. Grand Ave., Downtown LA. (213) 624-1011
Westwood Chamber Orchestra: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Requiem at The Westwood Presbyterian Church, 6/12, 3pm. 10822 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. (310) 474-4535.
Repertory Opera Company: “Don Giovanni” at the United Methodist Church, 4350 Wilshire Blvd., LA
Readings / Performance
Ariel Robello, Luis Rodriguez at Beyond Baroque, 6/10, 7:30pm.
Mort Sahl, at McCabe’s, 6/11
The Week Ahead
Thursday, June 9
Ollin, Mezhlah, La Banda Skalavera at Spaceland
8 Bit, Ninja Academy, Mormons at The Echo
Nafro at Temple Bar
Steve Carlson Band at The King King
Eugene Edwards, The Brokedown at The Cinema Bar, Culver City
Friday, June 10
John Gold, Vincent & Mr. Green, Full at El Cid
Shovision’s Funkhouse at The Larchmont. 5657 Melrose Ave., Hollywood. (323) 467-4068
The Willowz, Scarling, Shoot Out The Lights, My Sexual Dad at Spaceland
Sounds of Asteroth, Soda and His Million Piece Band, VCR at The King King
Rancho Deluxe at The Cinema Bar, Culver City
Marc Broussard at The House of Blues
Saturday, June 11
The National, Menomena at Spaceland
Dragstrip 66 at The Echo
Balance, Carlos Mendoza, Toddley at The King King
Randy Weeks and Co. at The Cinema Bar, Culver City
Rowen and Navarro at The Mint
The Black Tongued Bells at RJ’s, Beverly Hills
Grant Langston and the Supermodels at Molly Malone’s
Sunday, June 12
Angela Correa, Fairechild at Tangier
Eddie & The Hot Rods, The Pervz at Spaceland
Part Time Punks at The Echo
Marc Broussard at The House of Blues
Monday, June 13
Innaway, Asher, Monte Carlo 76 at The Silverlake Lounge. FREE.
Keren Ann, Trespassers William, Becky Stark & The Lavender Diamond at Tangier
Foreign Born, Longwave, Army Navy at Spaceland
Taking The Jesus Pill: A Southern Gothic Stage Play at The King King
Tuesday, June 14
Keren Ann, Richard Swift at Tangier
Early Dolphin, The-Matic at The Silverlake Lounge
Wednesday, June 15
The Spores, Bangkok, Alarma, Star No Star at The King King
Club London Calling at Bigfoot Lodge
Dub Club & Echo present: Brigadier Jerry at The Echo
The Raveonettes, Amusement Parks on Fire at Spaceland