The playlist below is made up of musical selections from bands and musicians who played in Los Angeles in May of 2021, and others who had or were part of concerts online. As always, the selection includes a variety of genres.
The song above was released as a single on May 7th.
The Egyptian Theatre is showing a double feature of Suspiria and Carrie which includes a discussion with actress Barbara Magnolfi
At Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in Hollywood, experimental vocalists Carmina Escobar, soprano sound artist Micaela Tobin, and special guest from Mexico City, visual sound artist Juan José Rivas will perform in the main gallery
MOCA at both locations is free this evening from 5-8pm and The Geffen location is free all weekend as well
Wild Moccasins are playing a free show (but RSVP) with Dega at Resident
The Egyptian Theatre is showing another Dario Argento/Brian De Palma double feature this time it’s Blowout and Inferno
The Wiltern is screening Pink Floyd’s The Wall for the film’s 40th Anniversary
Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre are performing together at Zebulon
The Parrots are playing with Mozes and The Firstborn at the Bootleg Theater
Blum & Poe are hosting a book launch party for Friedrich Kunath’s I Don’t Worry Anymore with a special performance by Destroyer in conjunction with his excellent exhibition at the gallery which closes this weekend.
The James Hunter Six are playing an early show at The Echo
James Supercave are playing at the Troubadour with Winter and Lo Hum opening
Colleen Green is playing a free show at Highland Park Bowl with Susan and Space Kelly (formerly Dreamboat)
George Clanton is playing at Lodge Room with Surfing and Satin Sheets
There’s an all day free Laverne & Shirley Marathon to celebrate the life of Penny Marshall taking place at Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank with a special appearance by Cindy Williams
Hosted by Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn, The New Negroes at The Virgil is a night of comedy and music occurring every 4th Sunday of the month