It looks like there isn't enough Nas to go around in Los Angeles, Scenestar readers! On tour in support of documentary film Nas: Time Is Illmatic and the 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas will headline a tour date at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, October 18. That show is now SOLD OUT, but for those of you who don't have tickets, Nas has added a second date at the Downtown L.A. venue on Wednesday, October 22. Both shows will feature a screening of Nas: Time Is Illmatic, followed by a live set with Nas, in which he will perform Illmatic in its entirety.
Chicago's Flosstradamus recently announced the HDYNATION Tour, which will conclude in Los Angeles at the Shrine Expo Hall on Monday, December 29, with special guest Two-9. Tickets for this 18+ show will go on sale this Friday, Sept. 26, at 10:00 a.m. via Ticketmaster for $31.50 each plus service fees. If you would like to buy your tickets earlier, Flosstradamus is hosting its own presale right now. Password: HDYNATION
It has been 16 years since alternative rock act Toad the Wet Sprocket has released an album, but now the band is back, touring in support of last year's New Constellation, which is the follow-up to 1997's Coil. As Glen Phillips and the rest of the band write on their website: "It's official: TOAD IS BACK." If you would like to see them, Toad the Wet Sprocket has scheduled an upcoming all-ages show at the Fonda Theatre on Saturday, November 29.
If you want to get down tonight, there is a cool concert option in Hollywood! Yolanda Be Cool will team up with Motez and Playmode for a night of dance music as part of Sweat It Out! at Sound Nightclub in Hollywood on Wednesday, August 20. If you'd like to attend, we're giving you the chance to win tickets to the 21+ show!
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Jessie Ware @ Tower Theatre, Oct. 23rd Tickets are $30.00 each (plus service fees) via Ticketmaster. Tickets are on sale 8/15 at 10:00 a.m. Live Nation presale is on 8/14/2014 at 10:00 a.m. Password: INFRONT