From Death Cab to Tanlines: 5 Must-See Concerts in Los Angeles This Week

Thursday, July 9

Sink into the intricate sounds of Lorde-approved trio Son Lux, who recently released their album Bones on Glassnote. They play the El Rey Theatre tonight with Olga Bell.

8pm, 5515 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Friday, July 10

Unique, harp-wielding artist Active Child, aka Pat Grossi, is fresh from the release of his second album Mercy. Let his haunting voice literally take you to church tonight at The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian, where he appears with Low Roar.

7pm, 3300 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Saturday, July 11

Tanlines are hard at work on the road in support of their new album Highlights. The synth-pop duo’s numbers have swelled into a fuller live band. See what’s up with the new songs at the Observatory tonight.

8pm, 3503 S. Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA

Upstate New York twee-punks Quarterbacks know how deliver vulnerability in compact form, with many of their frenetic tracks clocking in at less than two minutes. Check out their self-titled album irl tonight at the Echo.

5pm, 1822 Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, CA

Sunday, July 12

Your favorite aughts indie band Death Cab for Cutie will play LA’s Hollywood Bowl this Sunday in support of Kintsugi, their eighth studio album and the first since 2011’s Codes and Keys.

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