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10 Things Happening in LA This Week


Festival season is slowing down, but fall tour season is picking up. Here are some music events around Los Angeles that we think are worthwhile checking out this week, whether you’re looking for a big show or something with a more intimate setting.

Tegan and Sara @ The Ace Hotel

When: Monday, October 17 @ 7:00 PM
Where: Ace Hotel | 929 Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
What: Tegan & Sara are Canadian identical twins who formed an Indie pop-rock duo are currently touring in promotion of their eighth album, Love You To Death. Click here for tickets.

Mura Masa @ The Fonda Theater

When: Monday, October 17 @ 9:00 PM
Where: The Fonda Theater | 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
What: The young British electronic music producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will be making a pit stop at The Fonda Theater for two nights (October 17&18). Click here for tickets.

The Naked & Famous @ Amoeba Music

When: Tuesday, October 18 @ 6:00 PM
Where: Amoeba Hollywood | 6400 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90028
What: The New Zealand electronic rock band, The Naked and Famous, will be celebrating the recent release of their album, Simple Forms, with a live performance a signing at Amoeba Hollywood! Be sure to get there early in order to secure a sweet spot. For more information check out their Facebook event.

Schoolboy Q @ The Shrine Auditorium

When: Tuesday, October 18 @ 7:30 PM
Where: The Shrine Auditorium | 665 W Jefferson Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
What: Los Angeles hip-hop artist Quincy Matthew Hanley, better known by his stage name Schoolboy Q, has been rapping since 2007 and making his mark in the hip-hop world as an emerging talent. Click here for tickets for his show with Joey Bad A$$.

Bad Suns @ The Obervatory OC

When: Wednesday, October 19 @ 8 PM
Where: The Observatory OC | 3503 South Harbor Boulevard, Santa Ana, CA 92704
What: Bad Suns is an American rock band that formed in 2012, and are currently touring to promote their sophomore album, Disappear Here. Click here for tickets.

Troye Sivan @ The Hollywood Palladium

When: Wednesday, October 19 @ 6 PM
Where: Hollywood Palladium | 6215 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
What: Sivan is making a stop at the Hollywood Palladium for his Suburbia Tour to further support his debut studio album, Blue Neighbourhood, after doing his Blue Neighborhood Tour earlier this year. Click here for tickets.

James Blake @ The Hollywood Palladium

When: Thursday, October 20 @ 7:30 PM
Where: Hollywood Palladium | 6215 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
What: James Blake will be playing two back to back shows at the Hollywood Palladium with Vince Staples starting Thursday. The British singer, songwriter, producer and musician, is currently on tour after the release of his third studio album, The Colour in Anything. Click here for tickets.

Ms. Lauryn Hill @ The Greek Theater

When: Thursday, October 20 @ 7 PM
Where: The Greek Theater | 2700 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027
What: Lauryn Hill is a singer, songwriter and rapper, also a member of the Fugees. Click here for tickets.

Lemaitre w/ Chet Porter @ The El Rey Theater

When: Friday, October 21 @ 8 PM
Where: The El Rey Theater | 5515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
What: The Nowegian indie electronic duo consisting of Ketil Jansen and Ulrik Denizou Lund. With support by Chet Porter. Click here for tickets.

Beach Goth Festival @ The Obervatory OC Grounds

When: Saturday & Sunday, October 22-23
Where: The Observatory OC | 3503 S Harbor Blvd., Santa Ana CA 92704
What: Orange County natives The Growlers are throwing their fifth annual Beach Goth Festival where they will be performing both Saturday and Sunday, alongside headliners: Justice, Bon Iver, Gucci Mane, RL Grime and more! Click here for tickets.


Stay tuned for some of our recaps from these events next week!