Lord Huron + The Lonely Wild @ The Echo (2000 / free / 21+)
Dark Dark Dark @ The Echoplex (1930 / $15 / 21+)
The Record Company + Chris Shiflett & The Dead Peasants (of the Foo Fighters) + Warships @ The Satellite (2030 / free / 21+)
Japandroids + Bleached @ The Fonda (2000 / $20 / all ages)
Minus the Bear + Cursive + Girl In A Coma @ The Glass House (1900 / $25 / all ages)
He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister @ Fingerprints (1900 / free with RSVP / open to the public)
Andrew Jackson Jihad + Future of the Left + Jeff Rosenstock (of Bomb! The Music Industry) @ The Echoplex (2000 / $14 / all ages)
Papa + Grouplove @ The Observatory (2000 / $20 / all ages)
The Abigails + Summer Twins + The Blank Tapes @ The Echo (2030 / free / 21+)
Halloween’s on a WEDNESDAY… so go bonkers this week! And you can start tonight!
Doug Loves Movies @ UCB Theatre (comedy / podcast / celebrities / 1930 / all ages)
Friday the 13th in 3D @ Space 15 Twenty (film / outdoor / 1900 / open to the public)
Live Read, directed by Jason Reitman @ LACMA (show / celebrities / 1800 / open to the public)
Classic Doctor Who screening @ NerdMelt (tv / retro / 1400 / open to the public) AND Villains Tavern Halloween Festival @ Villains Tavern (festival / live music / drinks / 1800 / 21+) OR Halloween Costume Party @ Liquid Kitty (party / Halloween / 1900 / 21+)
large sections of the 405 will be closing to finish work on the Mulholland Bridge from 7 p.m. Friday, September 28 to 1 a.m. Monday, October 1. which means… Carmageddon has returned. and with it comes some sweet deals to keep you local and off the road!
Metrolink is offering a $10 all-weekend pass for rail services, plus this awesome interactive map of discounts and deals near you. it’s got plenty of food freebies, shopping discounts and free admission days to keep you entertained.
so hit the pavement, throw a bike party, or grab a deal! The Rampture is coming. live it up.
Monday: Salman Rushdie@ Central Library (talks / 12:30 p.m. / RSVP)
Tuesday: Murs + Fashwan @ Amoeba Hollywood (live msic / webcast taping / 6 p.m. / all ages)
Wednesdsay: Hands @ Library at the Redbury (live music / 9 p.m. / all ages)
Friday: Interiors @ Mandrake (music / dj / 8 p.m. / 21+)
Sunday: Neon Park / Chick Strand Closing Party @ La Luz De Jesus Gallery (art / party / 6 p.m. / open to the public) OR Full Moon Party @ Ace Hotel and Swim Club (hippies / festivities / 7 p.m. / open to the public)
calendars section has even more!
September 21, 7 p.m.
STRFKR (DJ set) + free beer @ Space 15 Twenty, Hollywood
(live music / outdoors / free beer / free / open to the public)
shhh. some of the best no-cover residencies to keep on the DL.
Monday: Wumpskate @ World on Wheels (roller rink / djs / electro / goth / 9 p.m. / all ages)
Tuesday: Blank Tuesday @ Airliner (music / art / fashion / 9 p.m. / 21+) OR [note the free here is the drinks] Dim Mak Tuesdays @ Dim Mak (djs / free keg / free vodka 9-10 p.m. / $5 before 10:30 p.m. w/ RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org / 21+)
Wednesday: The Federal Affair @ Federal Bar (live music / $2 draft / 9:30 p.m. / 21+)
Thursday: King Trivia @ One-Eyed Gypsy (prizes / 8 p.m. / 21+)
Friday: Sugarfoot @ Verdugo (space disco / hip hop / funk / 9 p.m. / 21+)
Saturday: Funky Sole @ The Echo (dance / free before 11 p.m. / 21+)
Sunday: Full Time Punx @ Cha Cha Lounge (djs / $4 beer + shot / 9 p.m. / 21+)
as always, way more on the calendars!
Fuck Yeah Fest (Fest) times were announced Tuesday night, so just for fun, here’s what i’ll definitely be doing this Labor Day weekend.
Saturday, September 1
1:25 p.m.-1:55 p.m.: FIDLAR (Broadway stage)
6:55 p.m.-7:40 p.m.: Warpaint (Main stage)
8:10 p.m.-8:55 p.m.: Sleigh Bells (Main stage)
10:40 p.m.-11:50 p.m.: Simian Mobile Disco (Broadway stage)
Sunday, September 2
3:25 p.m.-4:05 p.m.: GIVERS (Main stage)
4:50 p.m.-5:35 p.m.: Aesop Rock (Hill stage)
6:55 p.m.-7:45 p.m.: Dinosaur Jr. (Main stage)
8:15 p.m.-9:05 p.m.: Desaparecidos (Main stage)
10:50 p.m.-11:45 p.m. The Faint (Broadway stage)
more on the calendars!
inside outside upside down. (get ready for Saturday.)
Tuesday: A Tribute to the Clash, with members of The Henry Clay People @ Satellite (live music / 8:30 p.m. / 21+)
Wednesday: The Graduate (1967) @ Sunset Triangle Plaza (outdoor / film / 8 p.m.)
Friday: He’s My Brother She’s My Sister @ California Plaza (outdoor / live music / noon / all ages) AND Under the Sheet Music Presents Beats, Rhymes, and Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest @ Pershing Square (outdoor / film / 8 p.m.)
Saturday: Echo Park Rising @ Echo/Echoplex/Taix (festival / live music / 11 a.m.-2 a.m. / all ages) AND Hester Street Fair’s Goodnight Hollywood Blvd. Music Festival @ Hollywood/Vine (live music / 11 a.m.-7 p.m. / all ages) AND Chinatown Summer Nights (festival / food / dancing / 5 p.m.-midnight / all ages)
Sunday: Poetrypalooza Grand Finale @ Last Bookstore (literary / 2 p.m.)
i bet all those ripped-ass track stars at the London Olympics really make you wanna stuff your face with fat for absolutely no good reason, right? RIGHT???
SO, in honor of Chinatown Summer Nights’ DIM SUM EATING COMPETITION this Saturday, we’re taking a look at some of the most famous eating challenges in the city. it’s a familiar format: finish your meal, and you get the food free (sometimes even a t-shirt and a place on the Wall of
Shame Fame). now go make your mama proud.
Orochon Ramen, Downtown: SPECIAL #2
extra spicy ramen / 30 min. / Wall of Bravery
Coolhaus Truck: SKYSCRAPER
five-layer ice cream sandwich / $20 value / no time limit
Grill ‘Em All Truck: the ANNIHILATOR (off menu)
3-4 lb. quintuple-bacon-french fried-bbq-cheeseburger / $40 value / no time limit
White Rabbit Truck: WHITE RABBIT VS. MAN/WOMAN
6-lb. burrito / $20 value / 45 min. / free t-shirt / 50% off future purchases / must notify in advance (email@example.com)
Sushi Delight, Lomita: GODZILLA ROLL
6 lb. of sushi + house sauce / $35 value / 1 hr. / includes free t-shirt
Sunset Deli, Hollywood: MONSTER
3-lb. sandwich / free t-shirt / sandwich of your choice added to the menu
Dan’s Super Subs, Woodland Hills: MEGA EATING CHALLENGE
two jumbo subs / 1 hr. / Facebook Hall of Fame
PLUS Five O Four, Hollywood: BOURBON STREET BLACKOUT
one of every drink on the menu / free shirt + named engraved on Blackout Champions Plaque