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Concert Picks: Shows You Won’t Want to Miss This Weekend in Los Angeles

3:31 PM PDT on April 26, 2018

[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]ooking for some live music this weekend? We've looked through the hundreds if not thousands of shows available this weekend from every possible genre in the musical paradise we call Los Angeles, and made one pick per night.

Disagree with our choices? Let us know your preferred shows in the comments.

Thursday, April 26th

Girgio Moroder's Birthday Party with Roy Ayers, Yacht, and More

This supremely eclectic event at the Globe Theater brings together one of the most unique lineups we've seen this year. Roy Ayers (live) will join Yacht, Aeroplane, special guests, and a DJ set from the legend himself. Kudos to L'Affaire Musicale for putting this unique and rare night together. It goes from 7pm to 2am and includes things like special 4k visuals, and sound by Void Acoustics. Tickets available here.

Friday, April 27th

Lapalux, Daedelus, and Pbdy at Union Nightclub

Lapalux, signed to the groundbreaking L.A. label Brainfeeder, will return to Los Angeles for the first time in over four years. He brings a virtuosic approach to electronic sounds, blending multiple genres during a single tune, blowing minds to the point where you may need to take a long walk alone in the woods after the show. Joining him is Daedelus, the homegrown genius we interviewed in 2016.

Saturday, April 28th

BASS CULTURE: Holly & Woolymammoth, Reidspeed, AdamGoesHam, 6Blocc

Underground bass culture is alive and well in Los Angeles, if you want to get deep down into the underground scene, check out this party for a new mixtape from Holly & Woolymammoth with guests Reid Speed, 6blocc, Adam Goes Ham & wolfbaby. Invite only so RSVP to to get the address or pre order tix to be automatically added to the guest list.

Sunday April 29th

Electric Wizard Live at the Wiltern

Electric Wizard are a doom metal band from the UK that have achieved legendary status since their formation in 1993. L.A. has always had a thriving metal scene, and in recent years the number of shows from touring bands has multiplied, meaning there's some metal available pretty much every weekend. This Sunday's scene will be at the Wiltern, with doors opening at 7pm. Tickets here.

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