L.A. RECORD RECOMMENDS: SATURDAY APRIL 18

April 18th, 2015 | News

Photo by Ward Robinson

Our recommendations of shows happening in and around L.A. on night of Saturday, April 18. Feel free to add suggestions in the comments.

Cartel Presents Brokechella in Downtown L.A. : Tickets and info here.
Dozens of bands and DJs play on four different stages in downtown L.A., including Babes, TeamSupreme, Hi Ho Silver Oh, The Red Baron, and more.

Record Store Day at your local record store : info here.

We’ve helpfully compiled a breakdown of what you can expect and how to navigate the madness. Find our list of over 60 L.A.-area record stores here and a cheat sheet for the best live shows and deepest discounts here.

Goldenvoice Presents Charles Bradley at the Roxy Theater : Tickets and info here.
Daptone Records artist Charles Bradley brings the funk and soul to the Roxy.

An Evening With Gilberto Gil at UCLA’s Royce Hall : Tickets and info here.
Brazilian jazz singer and songwriter, former Brazilian Minister of Culture, and activist. According to the program, “The evening…will focus on the jazzy, urbane bossa nova of cosmopolitan Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, paying tribute to seminal recording artist and father of the form, João Gilberto. Joining Gilberto will be Bem Gil on guitar and percussion; Domenico Lancellotti on drums and percussion; and Mestrinho on accordion and percussion.” Not to be missed.

The Milk Carton Kids at the Largo : Tickets and info here.
Eagle Rock’s folk/Americana duo performing live ahead of their upcoming May release. Note that there is no late entry permitted.

The Abigails at the Wayfarer in Costa Mesa : Tickets and info here.
Francisco the Man and Roah Summit opening. Outlaw country outfit the Abigails (interview here.)

“Made in L.A.” Spring Film Series at L.A. Central Library : Tickets and info here.
A screening of 1955’s Rebel Without of Cause.

L.A. in Focus Presents Edward Colver and the Birth of Hardcore Punk from its Inception : Tickets and info here.
Edward Colver, the iconic photographer, presents his work.

Cinefamily and Light in the Attic Present Shogun Assassin at the Silent Movie Theater : Tickets and info here.
A midnight showing of the cult classic on 35mm.

Noel Paul Stookey at McCabe’s Guitar Shop : Tickets and info here.
Better known as the “Paul” in Peter, Paul, and Mary, he’ll be playing both an 8:00 and a 10:00 show to accommodate demand. Hurry cause it will sell out fast.

Amoeba Presents Mike Watt and the Secondmen at Space 1520 : Info here.
Minutemen co-founder and bass player Mike Watt (interview here) helps celebrate RSD across the street from Amoeba.

The Molochs at 4th Street Vine in Long Beach : Info here.
Long Beach band the Molochs (review here) with Nectarine and Talkies opening.

The Ox-Bow Incident at the Autry: Tickets and info here.
Henry Fonda stars in this classic film as part of the Autry’s “What is a Western?” series.

Thee Commmons at the Festival of Books : Tickets and info here.
East L.A.’s psych-surf-cumbia trio Thee Commons (interview here) play bright and early (11 am!) so rise and shine.