[Devo partying backstage, 1977] Every week, we tell you that the slate of amazing, diverse live music in the L.A. area shows no signs of letting up. Frankly, we're not sure whether you believe us or not, because maybe you're all just getting used to being able to see the biggest names and best-kept-secret young talents in the music world, week after week, and you take this all for granted. Well, all we can do is keep hitting you with our top picks from yet another amazing week of awesome, unique live shows from your favorites and future favorites in every genre. I guess what we're trying to say is, Go See A Show!

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