Apr 122019

Coachella is this weekend (4/12-4/14) and next (4/19-4/21) and features a lot of great bands. Below are playlists with a selection of some of the bands playing on each day and a list of their set times and locations at the festival as a way to help narrow down some of the choices.


Let’s Eat Grandma- 2-2:40 on the Gobi Stage

Las Robertas- 2:55- 3:25 on the Sonora Stage

Hurray for the Riff Raff-  3:05-3:45 on the Gobi Stage

Beach Fossils- 4:10-4:55 on the Gobi Stage

JPEGMAFIA- 5:00-5:40 on the Outdoor Theatre Stage

Tierra Whack – 6:35-7:30 on the Mojave Stage and leave early to see Anderson .Paak from 7:05-7:55 on the Coachella Stage or see The Frights on the Sonora Stage from 7:30-8:10

BLACKPINK- 8-9:00 on the Sahara Stage

SOPHIE- 9:10-10:00 on the Mojave Stage then head to the Coachella Stage to see some of Janelle Monáe’s set from 9:50-10:40

Charlotte Gainsbourg- 10:45-11:30 on the Mojave Stage

End the night with Childish Gambino on the Coachella Stage at 11:25


The Red Pears- 1-1:30 on the Sonora Stage

Wallows- 1:30-2:15 on the Mojave Stage

Ty Segall and White Fence- 2:45- 3:35 on the Outdoor Theatre Stage

Shame- 3:40-4:15 on the Sonora Stage

Hop Along- 4:35- 5:10 on the Sonora Stage

JAIN- 5-5:45 on the Gobi Stage

Fashion designer and Louis Vuitton artistic director Virgil Abloh is DJ’ing on the Mojave Stage- 6:20-7:10

Superorganism- 7:40-8:25 on the Sonora Stage

Weezer- 8:35- 9:35 on the Coachella Stage or check out Idris Elba’s DJ skills on the Yuma Stage for a bit, he’s on from 9-11:00

Billie Eilish- 9:35-10:40 on the Outdoor Theatre stage or catch some  of Aphex Twin’s 9:05-10:35 set on the Mojave Stage

Tame Impala starts at 10:35 on the Coachella Stage

Little Simz is on the Gobi Stage starting at 11:00

Kid Cudi starts his set on the Sahara Stage at 11:55


Easy Life- 1:10-1:40 on the Sonora Stage

Mansionair- 2:30-3:10 on the Mojave Stage

Iceage- 3:45-4:20 on the Sonora Stage

Pusha T- 4:15-5:05 on the Coachella Stage

Lizzo- 5:45-6:30 on the Mojave Stage

YG- 7-7:50 on the Sahara Stage then stay for Gucci Gang (Gucci Mane, Lil Pump and Smokepurpp) from 8:15-9:05

Jon Hopkins 9:35-10:35 on the Gobi Stage

Kaytranada 10:55 on the Mojave Stage if you stay late

Jun 092016

Mutual Benefit- Not for Nothing

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/9-6/12/16)-


Hauser Wirth & Schimmel gallery in the Arts District is hosting a series of live music performances Thursdays from 5-8pm called After 5, with DJ Son Zoo performing this week. (free with RSVP)

MOCA Grand Avenue is screening Open Window, a film about artists who use the computer desktop in their work (free)

For Cinefamily’s Band and a Movie, Ted Leo will be playing live and the film is Radio On

Downtown LA Artwalk is back with it’s monthly event- this time the focus is on new filmmakers. Also check out the opening of LACDA’s (Los Angeles Center for Digital Art) exhibition of the winners from their recent juried competition (the artist’s reception is Saturday)

Islands are playing at the Teragram Ballroom


Mutual Benefit are playing with Florist and Jay Som at Resident

Friday Flights, the Getty Museum’s art and music event returns for it’s third year with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith performing with projected visuals, dancer/choreographer Kianí del Valle giving a solo performance, as well as other performances and installations around the Getty complex

Friday through Sunday

LA Pride Festival is on in West Hollywood with a weekend music festival which includes performances by Faith Evans, Le1f, Charlie XCX, Bebe Rexha, Trina, Big Freedia and more, and the large Pride Parade on Sunday

Old Town Music Hall in El Segundo is showing Sunset Boulevard with music played on their famous pipe organ, an audience singalong, and a comedy short before the film (also Saturday night and Sunday afternoon showings)

Friday and Saturday

The Great Horror Campout returns with various levels of terror – this time in Elysian Park


Make Music Pasadena, the annual one day free music festival returns with a great list of bands including Atlas Genius, Bear Hands, Small Black, James Supercave, Jay Som and more

The Hollywood Forever Cemetery film this week is Hitchcock’s To Catch A Thief

Today is the last day to see the giant lit up bunny sculptures downtown, created by artist Amanda Parer

Saturday and Sunday

The Playboy Jazz Festival is at the Hollywood Bowl with Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Seth MacFarlane and more on Saturday; Janelle Monae and Pete Escovedo Orchestra featuring Sheila E., Juan and Peter Michael and more on Sunday


Long Beach Patchwork Show has over 200 local vendors, chosen by a jury, selling their unique products outside at Marine Stadium as well as multiple music stages

Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only opens at the Hammer Museum



Jun 192014

Anamanaguchi- Meow

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (6/19-6/22)-


Nightmares on Wax is playing Amoeba Hollywood (free) and at the Fonda on Sunday (http://www.fondatheatre.com/events/detail/249094) – http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/upcoming/detail-3003/

Award winning shorts from the Cinematographers Guild at the Egyptian- http://www.americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/award-winning-shorts-from-the-cinematographers-guild-0


Anamanaguchi at El Rey- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/250685

Dwell on Design begins at the LA Convention center (through 6/22)- http://www.dwellondesign.com/

Design Hooky West- a free self guided tour around shops and galleries with a focus on design, ending in a party at Chalk LA- http://ladesignfestival.ticketmob.com/event.cfm?id=36745&cart


Culver City Artist Tour- Artists at various galleries will be speaking about their work, demonstrating specific techniques and participating in workshops with visitors- http://promo.nymag.com/artisttour/index.html

Cal Arts post-graduate exhibition at Cirrus/HYPERHYPER- http://artgradshow2014.calarts.edu/about/

The Ice Age Hair Ball at the Page Museum- elaborate wig/hair contest, djs, cocktails, tarpits and more- http://www.tarpits.org/ice-age-hair-ball

Kitten at El Rey- http://www.theelrey.com/events/detail/250513

Opening night at the Hollywood Bowl with The Go Go’s, Kristen Chenowith, Pink Martini and fireworks- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/opening-night-bowl/2014-06-21

Saturday and Sunday

Artists and Fleas Market on Mateo St. in the Arts District- http://www.artistsandfleas.com/markets


A discussion of Abstract Painting and the art of JonMarc Edwards at Coagula Curatorial Gallery with Andi Campognone (director of MOAH), Shana Nys Dambrot (arts writer), Jamie Brooks (gallerist) and the artist himself- https://www.facebook.com/events/787907221229070/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Janelle Monáe at the Hollywood Bowl- http://www.hollywoodbowl.com/tickets/janelle-monae/2014-06-22

USA vs Portugal in the World Cup at 3pm Los Angeles time so it should be easy to find a bar to cheer them on!