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Upcoming gigs in the Los Angeles area

Elizabeth Corcoles, Arts & Entertainment Editor

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Veteran and new concert goers, be prepared for these concerts coming to Southern California. The experience is sure to create a memorable night.

Here are some upcoming concerts:

First and foremost, Phoenix, the indie-pop band from Versailles, France, are continuing their five day residency at the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles.

Playing their latest album “Ti Amo,” as well as playing older tracks, Phoenix will be at the Fonda Theatre one last time on Sept. 12, before heading out to Denver and continue their performances. Phoenix released “Ti Amo” June of 2017.

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Korn, who show no signs of retiring will also be performing in the area. The band will be at the Hollywood Palladium on Sept. 13.

In the EDM electro-house scene, DJ Benny Benassi will be performing at Exchange LA on Sept.14. A typical venue for DJ’s, Exchange LA is the place to visit to see artists like Benassi.

Early 90s nostalgia is also making a return, Jimmy Eat World and their opening band The Hotelier, will be at the Wiltern on Sept. 15.

While Jimmy Eat World’s latest album is an extended play record, or EP, from 2016, Jimmy Eat World’s vocalists, Jim Adkins, continues to have the amazing vocals from 93′.

Foster the People, the not so small indie-pop band, will be playing a few nights an intimate venue, the Observatory in Santa Ana. Their first show is set for Sept. 18.

Although, the band has not released a new album since their last album, “Sacred Hearts Club,” back in 2017, fans can expect their latest single, “Ride or Die.”

Like Foster the People, Arcade Fire has a re-release of one of their tracks, “Put Your Money on Me,” from their 2017 album, “Everything Now,” and is now an upbeat remix by Steve Mackey.

Arcade Fire will perform at the Greek Theatre on Sept. 20.

Touring his latest and most ambitious album, “Negro Swan,” Blood Orange will be at the Greek Theatre on Sept. 21.

 

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Blood Orange’s “Negro Swan,” depicts black depression, R&B sounds, while being modern and romantic.

One of pop’s and rap’s greatest icons will also be on tour. Beyonce and Jay-Z will be at the Rose Bowl on Sept. 22 showcasing their collaborative album, “Everything is Love.”

Making a return to the music scene, Grizzly Bear, an indie-rock band from Brooklyn, New York, will be performing at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 23.

Chvrches, the synth-pop band from Glasgow, will perform at the Greek Theatre on Sept. 23.

The band has an indie-pop electronic dance sound to the them, that is sure to make the concert an awesome experience.

The summer has been filled with releases from wonderful and talented artists, which includes Florence + the Machine’s, “High as Hope.”

With the latest release of their album, Florence + the Machine will tour their album and be performing at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept. 25.

And lastly, but certainly not least, DJ Porter Robinson will be performing as Virtual Self at the Nos Events Center on Sept. 28.

Robinson created this second persona as a side project to continue his dance and electronic-synth sound, while he will only be performing songs from the self titled EP “Virtual Self,” Robinson does not disappoint when it comes to hyping up his fans and creating wonderful and dynamic visuals.

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The year 2018 seems to have many experienced and talented artists making a return, so go out there and experience live music.

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Elizabeth Corcoles, A&E Editor

Elizabeth Corcoles is the current editor for Arts and Entertainment at Cerritos College’s Talon Marks. She hopes to transfer to Cal State Long Beach...

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