Luckily for us, local acts abound in LA. To suss out which ones are worth watching this year, we asked four local venues—the Satellite, the Echo, Bootleg Theater and Silverlake Lounge—for their picks of the most promising LA-based performers bound to blow up. Click through the slideshow below and keep an eye out for the following acts, so you can say you saw 'em back when.
RECOMMENDED: See our 2014 bands to watch, including Moses Sumney, De Lux and Lo-Fang
Also, check out the rest of our predictions for 2015