Thursday, July 12
Big Ups, Potty Mouth, Total Heat @ The Smell
Brooklyn-based harsh-your-vibes punks Big Ups return to LA in support of their latest album Two Parts Together.
STILL WOOZY, NEIL FRANCES, and KCRW DJ Jeremy Sole @ Summer Nights at the Hammer Museum
Oakland’s Still Woozy hits the Hammer Museum for a FREE show of bedroom pop electronica.
Friday, July 13
The Coathangers, Dommengang @ Resident
Atlanta best punk band emerges in the Arts District with LA rockers Dommengang.
Sotomayor, COASTCITY @ Levitt Pavilion MacArthur Park
With over 50 free shows in MacArthur Park this summer, you have no excuse to not check one out. Let us recommend Sotomayor’s “elegant blend between afro latin rhythms and electronic beats” next Friday.
Smokescreens, The Molochs, D.A. Stern @ The Monty Bar
Another free show (summer in LA is exhausting, eh?) this time at The Monty Bar in Westlake featuring LA’s Smokescreens which includes the Terry Malt’s Corey Cunningham. Check out their new album on Slumberland Records when it is released on July 13.
Sound and Fury @ The Belasco Theater
Day 1 (Friday, July 13): Abuse Of Power / Backtrack / Bracewar / Citizen / Creatures / Dead Heat / Division Of Mind / Drug Church / Ecostrike / Foreseen / Gouge Away / Initiate / Mil-Spec / Oso Oso / Queen Of Jeans / Rotting Out / Spine / Teenage Wrist
Day 2 (Saturday, July 14): Bib / Candy / Ceremony / Cold World / Dare / Day By Day / Detain / Diztort / Freedom / Fury / Ingrown / Negative Approach / Nosebleed / Red Death / Sabertooth Zombie / Spiritual Cramp / Trail Of Lies / War Hungry
Downtown punk/hardcore festival Sound and Fury returns for its 10th edition at The Belasco Theater in DTLA on 7/13 & 7/14. Tickets are only ~$50 for two full days of punishing performances.
Saturday, July 14
FezFest 2018 @ White Oak Music and Arts
Lineup: Feels, Girl Pusher, Junkie, The Crudes, Ariel View, Child Support, This Uni, Swells, Sad Park, Be Good Boy, Lucifurnace, The Unending Thread, The Residency, Rumblepak, Roger Hallaway, Gypsum, Supplement, Banned From Japan, The Rooms, Mexican Slum Rats, Bandits, Bed, Kosher Green
You can’t beat the price of this all day music festival in Van Nuys. Promises to be slightly more relaxed than Sound and Fury with a mix of local acts.
The Paranoyds @ Resident
A free day show in the Arts District with LA’s fuzz-punk four piece the Paranoyds.
Best Coast @ Pershing Square
Free downtown show with Southern California ambassador Bethany Cosentino at Pershing Square. Make sure to RSVP with the link above.
Tuesday, July 17
Serpentwithfeet, Katie Gately @ The Echo
NY’s self-described “avant garde vocalist and performance artist” will be in LA to support his excellent new album soil with support from LA-based experimental musician Katie Gately.