May Concert Guide 50 Must-See Shows from Coast to Coast

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Whether stalking your favorite artist or just looking for something to do, we’re here to help: we’ve rounded up every concert happening in New York and Los Angeles for the month of May. No need to snag us a ticket — we’ll see you there.

 


 

LOS ANGELES

MAY 8th

THE MOWGLIS @ THE REGENT THEATRE

THE ACID @ EL REY

PURITY RING @ THE FONDA THEATRE

 

MAY 9th

KAYNE WEST, CALVIN HARRIS, DAVID GUETTA, MEGHAN TRAINOR, NE-YO & JASON DERULO @ POWERHOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL 

GIRAFFAGE @ THE OBSERVATORY

TEI SHI @ THE LYRIC THEATRE

 

MAY 11th

NICK MULVEY @ BOOTLEG HIFI

 

MAY 14th 

JAMES BAY @ THE FONDA THEATRE

THE JOSHUA TREE MUSIC FESTIVAL 

G-EAZY @ OHM NIGHTCLUB 

 

MAY 15th

THE JOSHUA TREE MUSIC FESTIVAL

I LOVE MAKONNEN @ EL REY THEATRE

LE YOUTH @ THE WAYFARER

 

MAY 16th

POWERHOUSE MUSIC FESTIVAL @ ANAHIEM HONDA CENTER

 

MAY 18th

LANA DEL RAY AND COURTNEY LOVE @ HOLLYWOOD BOWL

TALLEST MAN ON EARTH @ THE WILTERN

TANLINES @ ECHOPLEX

 

MAY 19th

COURTNEY LOVE & KITTEN @ THE MAJESTIC VENTURA THEATER

 

MAY 21st 

SPEEDY ORTIZ @ THE ECHO

FILTHY SOULS @ MRS. FISH

 

MAY 22nd

RUSTY @ THE OBSERVATORY

 

MAY 23rd 

DEER HUNTER @ TROUBADOR

 

MAY 26th 

SLICK RICK @ THE OBSERVATORY

 

MAY 27th

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL @ SAN PEDRO CALIFORNIA

 

MAY 29th 

THE KNOCKS @ THE ECHOPLEX

NEW YORK

MAY 8th

SOPHIE @ BRICK ARTS MEDIA HOUSE

 

MAY 11th

PASSION PIT @ THE KINGS THEATRE

AZEALIA BANKS @ IRVING PLAZA

SAY LOU LOU @ BABYS ALL RIGHT

 

MAY 12th

YELAWOLF @ BROOKLYN BOWL

EAST INDIA YOUTH @ ROUGH TRADE NYC

 

MAY 13th 

OF MICE AND MEN @ BEST BUY THEARE

TANLINES @ ROUGH TRADE NYC

 

MAY 14th 

MATT AND KIM @ TERMINAL 5

SANTIGOLD @ THE MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG

 

MAY 15th

ESPERANZA SPALDING @ LE POISSON ROUGE       

LIGHTNING BOLD @ THE WICK

 

MAY 16th

KILL THE NOISE AND TOMMY TRASH @ WEBSTER HALL

CROSBY STILLS AND NASH @ THE KINGS THEATRE

 

MAY 17th

FKA TWIGS PRESENTS CONGREGATA @ BROOKLYN HANGAR

 

MAY 20th

TV ON THE RADIO @ THE KINGS THEATRE

THE WHO & JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS @ NASSAU VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM

 

MAY 23rd 

BOYS NOIZE @ WEBSTER HALL

 

MAY 26th 

FIDLAR AND METZ @ BOWERY BALLROOM

 

MAY 27th

SEINABO SEY @ MARLIN ROOM AT WEBSTER HALL

FUTURE BROWN @ OUTPUT

 

MAY 28th 

BONOBO @ OUTPUT

HUDSON MOWHAWK @ IRVING PLAZA

 

MAY 29th 

PHANTOGRAM @ THE PARAMOUNT