Time Out says
Posted: Thu Dec 13 2012
This classy art deco gem packs 'em in for shows from the indie-rock likes of My Morning Jacket, the Hives and Beach House, as well as the odd comic act such as Ron White or Tenacious D. Concerts are seated or standing-room-only, depending on the act. The sight lines are a plus, but elbow room in the best spots can be at a premium.
The Wiltern 3790 Wilshire Blvd
What's on at The Wiltern
Pop, Indie rock
Jack Antonoff should quit his day job. His solo debut under the Bleachers name easily eclipses his work as the guitarist in prom-ballad pop act Fun. Bright hooks illuminate dark autobiographical material in songs that gleam and hop like '80s radio. "Rollercoaster"...
This Swedish folk duo is comprised of sisters Johanna and Klara Söderberg, barely in their twenties, but already with the calming, melodic voices of much older souls. Their harmonies will have you swooning, and if you're lucky enough to hear their cover...
- Critics' pick
The moodily charasmatic Strokes frontman follows up on a back-to-back performance at FYF (with both the Strokes and the Voidz) with a Wiltern show featuring his first solo venture since his solid 2009 debut, Phrazes for the Young. This time around, he...
African music, Indie rock
Merrill Garbus and her crew roll back into town for a night of extraordinary looping, innovative instrumentation and primal, hair-raising vocals. tUnE-yArDs' nuanced folk-pop calls upon Micachu and The Shapes-esque riffs mixed with Afrobeats, psych-folk...