Roy Book Binder, Sons of Never Wrong at McCabe’s, 7/8, 8pm.
Stephane Wrembel Trio at Amoeba Music, 7/7, 7/8, 7/11, 7pm. Wrembel “celebrates the tradition and virtuoso skills of Gypsy Jazz with his trio.”
Dan Hicks & the Hot Licks at the Mint, 7/10
My Favorite, Voxtrot (Austin), Old Haunts, Bipolar Bear at The Silverlake Lounge, 7/7
KCRW presents: Laura Cantrell at McCabe’s. 7/9, 8pm. “If Kitty Wells made Rubber Soul it would sound like Laura Cantrell.”
Los Pinguos, Sahara Uprockers, DJ Sloe Poke at Temple Bar, 7/7
Long Beach Short Bus, Dumbluck at The Knitting Factory, 7/8
Filter Mag presents: Devics, Manouk, special guest at Tangier, 7/12
Miss Derringer, Matson Jones, Human Value at The Silverlake Lounge, 7/12
Matt Costa, Meho Plaza at El Cid, 7/8
Mexico Mixed: The Summers Sessions with Los Mocosos and Domingo Siete in the Getty Museum’s courtyard and garden terrace, 7/9, 6pm.
Kellye Gray with Larry Fuller, Peter Barshay, Nate Wood at The Vic, 7/7, 8pm.
Zola Moon at Lunaria, 7/9, 9:30pm. 10351 Santa Monica Blvd., WLA. (310) 282-8870.
Walt Weiskopf, Andy Fusco, more at The Jazz Bakery, 7/13 7/16
Late Night Jazz: Jonah Minton Quartet at The Vic, 7/7, 12am – 2am.
In Good Company: An Evening of Romantic Duets Under The Stars, Stephen Schwartz at The Ford Amphitheatre, 7/10, 8pm, 323 GO 1-FORD, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood.
Readings / Performance
Jeanne Heuving, Suzanne Jill Levine at Beyond Baroque, 8/9 July, 7:30pm. Heuving is author of Incapacity, Omissions Are Not Accidents: Gender in the Art of Marianne Moore. Levine is author of The Subversive Scribe: Translating Latin American Fiction and Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman: His Life and Fictions, plus translations of Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Julio Cortazar, Carlos Fuentes, Alejandra Pizarnik, and Severo Sarduy.
Sarah Maclay, Rick Bursky at Moonday (Village Books), 7/11, 7:30pm. Open reading to follow, early sign-ups.
Hammer Forum with Mona Eltahawy – Lecture and Discussion: Women and Islam at The Hammer Museum, 7/13, 7pm. FREE. “Egyptian commentator and New York-based journalist Mona Eltahawy discusses the state of politics, Islamic feminism, and being Muslim in post 9/11 United States.”
Ramona D’Viola at Diesel, A Bookstore, 7/10, 3-6pm. “A collection of urban landscapes [by] . . . nomad, water woman and surfer chick from Santa Cruz. . .” D’Viola.
Gay Men’s Chorus of LA – They Had it Coming: The Music of Kander and Ebb at The Alex Theatre, 7/8 & 7/9, 8pm. (818) 508-1754.
God Squad Box of Wolves, Blue Velvet Lounge, People of Whoville, Opening Night: The Musical, Turnstile at The ImprovOlympic West, 7/8. 6366 Hollywood Blvd., (323) 962-7560
Blue/Orange at The Skirball, 7/3 – 7/15, 8pm. “. . . winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Play . . . Airs on L. A Theatre Works’ The Play’s The Thing.” Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Blake Shelton with Rascal Flatts at The Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, 7/8 & 7/9, 8:15pm. (213) 480-3232.
Hammer Conversations: Miranda July and George Saunders at The Hammer, 7/7, 7pm.
The Week Ahead
Thursday, July 7
Western Beat: Michael Anderson, James Lee Stanley, Jennifer Vazquez, John Townsend, Amy Kuney, Rob Seals and Ernest Troost, hosted by John Braheny at Highland Grounds, Hollywood, 8–11pm. FREE.
Luke Andes and Elektrobek at the Mint
Hee Haw Hell at Bigfoot Lodge
Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca in the City Hall courtyard, Culver City
Cameo at The Malibu Inn
Bitter Tongues, Say No to Microchips, The Pods, The Spruce Goose at 14 Below
Friday, July 8
J. Rocc, Egon, Connie Price & The Keystones, The Cold Heat All Stars at Temple Bar
Chris Cain at Harvelle’s
Jah Quest, Blue Judy at Rusty’s Surf Ranch
The Foolish White Men, Mother Superior, Courtney Lemon and The Struts, Scout Master, The Lovely at 14 Below
Saturday, July 9
Randy Weeks & Co. at the Cinema Bar, Culver City. 10pm. Free.
Frank McComb, Jeremy Gregory, David Ryan Harris, DJ Anthony Valadez at Temple Bar
Café R&B at Harvelle’s
The Jenerators at Rusty’s Surf Ranch
Sunday, July 10
John Marx at Fais Do Do
Mission on Mars, Naked Rhythm at Temple Bar
The Toledo Show at Harvelle’s
Monday, July 11
The Few, Cold War Kids, Careen at The Silverlake Lounge. FREE.
Dawn Norfleet, Monique Debose at Temple Bar
Rock n’ Roll Karaoke at Bigfoot Lodge
Tuesday, July 12
Common Sense at The Malibu Inn
Kevin Sandbloom, Amy Farris, Wisely at Temple Bar
Wednesday, July 13
Kennedy, Rexaquarium, The Grabs at The King King
London Calling at Bigfoot Lodge
Coheed and Cambria at Spaceland
Warrior, Eight Track Mind, Alaiana Alexander at Temple Bar