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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)


When you live in Los Angeles, it means we’re privy to musical acts making their rounds quite often. This fall is no exception. From outdoor shows at legendary venues like the Hollywood Bowl and the Greek Theatre to The Forum, STAPLES Center and other venues, these are our picks for can’t miss concerts.

October 4, 2016
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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)


Chvrches
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
6000 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038
www.hollywoodforever.com

At this point, it may be tough to score a ticket to this show. But, maybe if you browse third-party concert ticket vendors, you’ll get lucky. After all, it’s not every day that Chvrches plays one of the coolest venues in Los Angeles. Bring a picnic, and some of your own drinks and rock along to this synthpop Scottish band which is headed by Lauren Mayberry, and her band members Iain Cook and Martin Doherty. Famous for their song “The Mother We Share,” the band certainly offers many other great songs for the audience. It’s one indie pop show you shouldn’t let yourself miss.

October 4, 2016
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(Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images)


Wynton Marsalis
The Granada Theatre
www.granadasb.org

Just a short drive north to Santa Barbara will bring you to The Granada Theatre where you’ll get to see one of Jazz’s legends, Wynton Marsalis. Led by trumpet player, composer Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is made up of 15 of today’s leading musicians. The resident orchestra for more than 25 years in one of the nation’s most distinguished jazz venues. Their vast repertoire spans from masterworks by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and John Coltrane to original compositions by Marsalis, Ted Nash and other orchestra members.

October 5, 2016
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(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)


Cyndi Lauper
Greek Theatre
2700 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(844) 524-7335
www.greektheatrela.com

There’s no debating that Cyndi Lauper is a phenom when it comes to her career in the music industry. With a career spanning over 30 years, her latest shows are in support of her newest album “Debut.” The Grammy Award winner is best known for her pop, rock, synthpop, blues and and soul music with songs like “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” and “Time After Time.” These pure classic songs are sure to be sung at this outdoor event!

October 5, 2016
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(credit: Mike Danenberg Photography)


The Lumineers
Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

The fact that the Lumineers are headlining the Hollywood Bowl is a pretty big deal. Just a few years ago, they were playing smaller venues like The Music Box. But, since then, they have had a meteoric rise. In support of their new album “Cleopatra,” The Lumineers will be delighting audiences with songs from their new album, and their incredible debut album. Expect a virtual dance party as the band’s energy practically turns their shows into a fun environment that cannot be explained. Songs like “Ophelia,” “Angela,” “Submarines,” “Dead Sea,” and “Ho Hey” are undoubtedly on the roster.

October 6, 2016
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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS Radio Inc.)


Miike Snow
Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall
665 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
www.shrineauditorium.com

Contrary to popular belief, Miike Snow is no an actual individual. Miike Snow is actually a band. But, after their rise to fame around 2010, where did they disappear to? Swedish indie-pop group Miike Snow took a break for a while, but one thing is clear: Miike Snow’s Andrew Wyatt, Christian Karlsson and Pontus Winnberg understand how pop music works. Staying largely behind the scenes recently as songwriters and producers, Miike Snow is making some appearances, starting with a show at the Shrine. The show is in support of their latest album “iii,” but leave no doubt that you’ll be hearing songs from their most popular album. With hits like “Animal,” “Black & Blue,” and others, this should prove to be the resurgence of Miike Snow!

October 7, 2016
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(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)


The Head And The Heart
Greek Theatre
2700 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(844) 524-7335
www.ticketmaster.com

Situated in the hills in Griffith Park, there may be no better place to hear the soulful and pop tunes from this Seattle band. The Head And The Heart, who came out of obscurity a few years ago to become one of Subpop Records’ most loved bands, has played the L.A. scene before, but headlining the Greek is a big deal. The show is in support of their latest album “Signs Of Light” which features tracks like “All We Ever Knew.” But, don’t be alarmed as you’ll get to certainly hear favorites from their debut album like “Lost In My Mind,” “Rivers and Roads,” and “Down In The Valley.”

October 8, 2016
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(Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)


Sia
Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

Sia has become the it girl of the moment for her incredible voice, catchy tunes and terrific music. Headlining the Hollywood Bowl is no small feat. With her “Chandelier” video bringing in over a billion views, it’s no surprise that her debut has propelled her to stardom.

October 8, 2016
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(Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)


The Dixie Chicks
The Forum
3900 W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90305
www.ticketmaster.com

Natalie Maines and The Dixie Chicks will be performing not just one, but two shows at two of LA’s iconic venues. On October 8th, see The Dixie Chicks at The Forum for their DCX World Tour MMXVI along with singer/songwriter Elle King. Then, 2 days later, join the iconic country pop act at the famed Hollywood Bowl. The American country band is sure to play hits from their older albums, including “Cowboy Take Me Away,” their cover of “Landslide,” and so many other terrific songs.

October 11, 2016
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(Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for New York Magazine)


St. Lucia
The Wiltern Theatre
3790 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90010
www.ticketmaster.com

With its art deco theme and beautiful interior, The Wiltern is one of of Los Angeles’ best venues to see a show. Add to the fact that the great St. Lucia will be performing tonight, and you have the perfect evening lined up. Not to be mistaken for the country of Saint Lucia, this New York based band rose to fame in 2013 with their album “When The Night” reached criical acclaim with songs such as “Elevate,” “All Eyes On You,” and others. Now, they are debuting their newest album, “Matter.” Jean-Philip Grobler, is originally from South Africa, and brings a fresh sound to the world.

October 14, 2016
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(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)


The 1975
The Forum
3900 W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90305
www.ticketmaster.com

For one night only, pop rockers The 1975 will be headlining Inglewood’s The Forum venue. Presented by 106.7 KROQ, The 1975 will delight audiences with hits like “Chocolate,” “Girls,” and other songs that will make you want to dance. So, bring some friends and enjoy an evening that will be a memorable one. The 1975 is in town in support of their newest album, “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it.”

October 17, 2016
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(Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)


Green Day
Hollywood Palladium
6215 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 962-7600
www.livenation.com

Green Day? Yes, you heard it right! KROQ presents Green Day live and in concert. After years out of the limelight, Green Day is back and playing the Hollywood Palladium for a one night engagement. They are not supporting any new album, as their last album was in 2014, but you can expect them to rock out to some of their biggest hits like “Basket Case” and “American Idiot.”

October 18, 2016
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(Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)


The Temper Trap
The Belasco Theatre
1050 Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 746-5670
www.thebelasco.com

Around 2010, The Temper Trap was all over the map as one of the it bands of the moment. Since then, things have calmed a bit, but they are no less influential in the realm of music as they were when they debuted. From hits like “Sweet Disposition,” “Fader,” “Love Lost” and others which catapulted them to stardom and had them playing the biggest shows in the world, to their newest album with great hits like “Fall Together,” Temper Trap is one of those bands you can’t afford to miss seeing live.

October 20, 2016
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(Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)


Keith Urban
Staples Center
1111 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015
www.staplescenter.com

Keith Urban has made a big name for himself over the past several years. With hit after hit, this tour is in support of his newest album “Ripcord,” but fans can expect pop country hits Urban is known for including “Somebody Like You,” You’ll Think of Me”, and “Long Hot Summer.” Don’t forget your cowboy boots!

October 23, 2016
INDIO, CA - APRIL 14:  Musician Justin Vernon of Bon Iver performs onstage during day 2 of the 2012 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 14, 2012 in Indio, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella)


Bon Iver
Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com

When you get a chance to see Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, you immediately go. Along Since Vernon’s debut album “For Emma, Forever Ago,” Vernon and Bon Iver have effectively changed indie music forever. The album changed things forever, and in a great way. The concert is in support of his new album “22, A Million,” and the legendary Patti Smith will be along for the ride as well. With Vernon’s incredible voice, songs and terrific music, it’s one show you can’t afford to miss. Sure, you’ll hear hits from Bon Iver’s past albums, but you’re going to get a great taste of the newer hits from the album which was just released.

October 25, 26, 27, 2016 and November 1, 2016
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(Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)


Kanye West
The Forum
3900 W Manchester Blvd
Inglewood, CA 90305
www.ticketmaster.com

There’s nothing quite like a show with the iconic Kanye West. You can be sure that West will have thought of something unique to delight audiences as he always keeps it fresh. Forget the idea of just a stage and a rapper. West is known to bring everything he has to the stage. For a 4 night engagement towards the end of October and into November, West is on tour in support of his “Saint Pablo Tour” for his album “The Life Of Pablo.” Sure, you can expect the Kardashian clan, including Kim, to be there, but all eyes will be set on West and his unique antics. Expect hits from his newest album, as well as some of his classic songs from albums like “Yeezus,” “Watch The Throne,” “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” “808s & Heartbreak” and older albums.

October 27, 2016
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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)


Porter Robinson & Madeon
Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall
665 W Jefferson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90007
www.shrineauditorium.com

Porter Robinson, the American electronic music producer and DJ From Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has become a force to be reckoned with since his debut album Worlds in 2014. Since then, he has been named MTVu Artist of the Year, played alongside Skrillex, Bright Lights, and other electronic music legends. His songs are catchy, dance-worthy, and he’s sure to light up the Shrine for his one night engagement.

October 28, 2016
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(credit: Mat Hayward/shutterstock)


M83
The Greek Theatre
2700 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
www.greektheatrela.com

French electronic band M83 are back in town and ready to light up the Greek Theatre in support of their newest album “Junk.” You’re invited to dance along with the rest of the audience to this band that became famous for songs like “Midnight City” and “Wait.”

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