Rilo Kiley, John Cale & Band, The Walkmen, Jason Falker, Something For Rockets, Foreign Born, Run Run Run, Vagenius, Let’s Go Sailing, The Ettes, Gravy Train, Hey Willpower, Domingo Siete, Richart Street, The Supremes at The Sunset Junction Street Fair, 7/27, 11am – 11pm. All ages. 3600 – 4400 Sunset Blvd., Silverlake.
The New York Dolls, Suicide Girls, Eagles of Death Metal, The Gossip, The Weirdos, Burning Brides, Nebula, The Leaving Trains, Rolling Blackouts, Viva K., The Willowz, Los Pinguos, Jody Watley, Arthur Adams at The Sunset Junction Street Fair, 7/28, 11am – 10pm. All ages. 3600 – 4400 Sunset Blvd., Silverlake.
Michael Penn at Amoeba, 8/3, 7pm.
Alarma, Qui, Sabertooth Tiger, DJ Keith Morris at The King King, 8/3
Good Riddance, Stretch Armstrong, Haste The Day, Still Remains, Kane Hodder at The Henry Fonda Amphitheatre, 7/30
Violent Femmes at Amoeba, 8/2, 7pm
Omar Torres, Nafro, Philip Lawrence, DJ Sloe Poke at Temple Bar, 7/28
Black Eyed Peas, Talib Kweli at the Greek Theater, 7/28
Judy Chamberlain and Al Viola Jazz Orchestra at Hollywood and Highland Center, Central Courtyard, 8/2, 7pm. 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. (323) 467-6412
International Laureates Music Festival – Palpiti Artists 2005: Cameron Carpenter, Dmitri Demiashkin, Amanda von Goetz, Catharina Chen, Nora Hapca, Robert Kowalski, Isabelle Lambelet, Maria Machowska, David Marks, Peter Rainer, Yulia Sakharova, Aleksandr Snytkin, Jan Syrovatka, Vadim Teifikov, Sini Virtanen, Viola Cornelia Demian, Juan-Miguel Hernandez, Thomas Weilbach, Aroa Sorin, Kristaps Berg, Abraham Feder, Georgiy Lomakov, Eldar Saparayev, Danielle Jones, Kristoffer Saebo, Timpani, Kristina Gee, Timur Bekbosunov at Disney Music Hall, 7/30, 8pm.
Henry Mancini Institute’s Big Band with Maria Schneider & Tribute to Charles Mingus at Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, 7/28, 8pm. FREE
Bill Malonee & The Vigilantes of Love at The Talking Stick, 7/31
Readings / Performance
The Flypoet Spoken Word & Music Showcase: The Hollywood Slam Team, Hope, Ghost at The Conga Room, 8/3, 8pm.
Outlaugh: First Gay Comedy Festival with Lea Delaria, The Gay Mafia, Bob Smith, The Nellie Olesons, Page Hurwitz, Jason Dudey, Jerry Calumn, Jason Stuart, Bobaloo, Roy Cruz, Sabrina Matthews, Jen Slusser, Reichen, more at Highways Performance Space, 7/28 – 7/31. 1651 18th St., Santa Monica. More info: (800) 595-4849 or thegaymafia.net. A portion of opening night proceeds benefit LA Shanti, a volunteer organization supporting people facing life-threatening illnesses.
Michael Levine’s Charming Your Way to the Top: Hollywood’s Premier PR Executive Shows You How to Get Ahead at Diesel, A Bookstore, 7/31, 3pm.
The Week Ahead
Thursday, July 28
Every Move a Picture, She Wants Revenge, Love Like Heaven, Mighty Six Ninety at The Silverlake Lounge
Patria Jacobs, I See Hawks In LA, Sciflyer at Tangier
Hee Haw Hell at Bigfoot Lodge
Upsilon Acrux, Bad Dudes, Oohlahs at The Echo
Friday, July 29
Richard Buckner, Anders Parker, Matt Costa at El Cid
Irregular Wine Tasting, Mu at The Echo
Saturday, July 30
Man of The Year, Clean Prophets at Spaceland
The Studiofix at Rusty’s Surf Ranch
Sunday, July 31
James Combs, Mike Andrews, Bryony Atkinson, John K (creator of Ren and Stimpy playing rockabilly songs), Mike Stinson, Janda Baldwin, Nic Arnson, Michael Miller, Sara Melson at Tangier
The Chapin Sisters, Tim Prayer, Foxy Morons at Spaceland
Monday, August 1
Satisfaction, The Fictions, Rock Kills Kid, The Sess at The Silverlake Lounge. FREE.
Kamikaze Karaoke at Bigfoot Lodge
Starlite Desperation, Your Enemies Friends at Spaceland
Tuesday, August 2
Golden Arms, Golden Arms, Solo Click, Twin Engine at The Silverlake Lounge
Wednesday, August 3
Ditty Bops, Moon Upstairs, Skeeter Truck, Jesca Hoop at El Cid
Full Time Eux Autres at The Silverlake Lounge
London Calling at Bigfoot Lodge