Must See Concerts in Los Angeles (January 2023)
Los Angeles is full of amazing entertainment, and we're here to help you find the best of it. In this blog post we'll give you our favorite concerts happening in January.
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of "Hey Mickey" with Toni Basil at The GRAMMY Museum ( Jan 11)
Toni Basil's "Hey Mickey" is one of the most iconic songs in pop music and will be celebrated with a special event at The GRAMMY Museum on January 11. This show will be an All Ages event and tickets can be purchased here.
The song, which peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, was released in 1982 by RCA Records and became Basil’s only Top 40 single. She also wrote and performed “Breakaway” for Breakfast Club (1985) starring Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez and Judd Nelson who were members of the Brat Pack group of young actors that included Molly Ringwald and Ally Sheedy during their careers in Hollywood movies from 1980s through 1990s.
Jack White at The Belasco (Jan 13)
Jack White is an American musician and singer-songwriter who is known for his solo career and as the drummer and lead vocalist of two bands, The White Stripes and The Raconteurs.
White began his professional music career at age 13 playing drums in a band called Steeplejacks. He was later discovered by Darnell Davis, who was impressed with his work ethic and persuaded him to move from Macon, Georgia to Nashville, Tennessee. There he started a duo with Meg White under the name The Stripes in 1997. Their first single "Lafayette Blues" was released on their website in 1998; it has since been removed due to legal reasons related to its sampling of Johnny Cash's "The Ballad Of Ira Hayes".
iHeartRadio ALTer EGO at Kia Forum (Jan 14)
The iHeartRadio ALTer EGO is a one-day, two-stage festival that will take place on January 14, 2023. It features all genres of music including hip hop, R&B and pop. The event will be held at Kia Forum in Los Angeles, California.
The festival will feature performances from some of today’s biggest stars. The lineup will include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fall Out Boys, Jack White, Muse, and more! Tickets for the festival are available now.
Rubben Studdard at Cerritos Center (Jan 15)
Ruben Studdard is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter and actor who rose to fame after winning the first season of American Idol in 2002. Since then, he has sold over 7 million albums worldwide.
His debut album Soulful was released in 2003, followed by his second album I Need an Angel (2005). His third studio album Love Is featured songs like “Turn My Swag On” and “Change Me” which became top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album also earned him another Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance as well as a BET Award for Best Male R&B Artist.
Bones Thugs-N-Harmony at The Regent Theater (Jan 19)
If you're looking for a concert that will have you dancing around the room, look no further than Bones Thugs-N-Harmony. This hip hop group has been thrilling audiences with their music since 1991. Formed in Cleveland, Ohio by Krayzie Bone and Bizzy Bone, they released their debut album Faces Of Death in 1994 and have gone on to sell over 10 million albums worldwide. Their most recent album The Art Of War: World War III came out in 2017 and features all five original members of the group who are still performing together today!
Harry Styles Love on Tour 2022 at Kia Forum (Jan 26 - 29)
On January 26, Harry Styles will be headlining at the Kia Forum in Los Angeles. The British singer-songwriter is known for being a member of One Direction and performing with his bandmates on tour. When he went solo after their hiatus, it was clear that he had his own unique style and sound. His debut album debuted at number one on both sides of the Atlantic and was certified platinum in several countries. This will be an opportunity for fans around the world to see him perform live once again!
Fitz And The Tantrums - Let Yourself Be Free Tour at The Belasco (Jan 27)
Fitz And The Tantrums is an American indie pop band based in Los Angeles, California. Fitz and the Tantrums possesses a sound similar to that of The Police, Talking Heads and Stevie Wonder. The band's debut album Pickin' Up the Pieces was released in August 2010 and reached number one on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums chart. Their second studio album More Than Just A Dream was released on April 5th 2012 which featured the Billboard Hot 100 hits "MoneyGrabber" and "Don't Gotta Work It Out". Their third studio album entitled Fitz & The Tantrums was released March 11th 2014 which spawned three singles "The Walker", "Out Of My League" (featuring Big Data)" and "Ain't Doing That No More".
Let Yourself Be Free Tour will be coming to Los Angeles for one night only at The Belasco Theater on Friday January 27th! Be sure not miss out!
Bush at The Hollywood Palladium (Jan 29)
If you’re looking for an alternative to the mainstream, Bush is the band for you. They formed in 1992 and have released six studio albums: Sixteen Stone (1994), Razorblade Suitcase (1996), The Science of Things (1999), Golden State (2000), Sea Change (2002) and The Sea of Memories (2011). Their sound has been described as grunge, post-grunge and alternative rock.
Their most well-known song is “Glycerine” from Sixteen Stone which peaked at number 5 on Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1995. Other popular songs include “Comedown” from Razorblade Suitcase, “Everything Zen” from Golden State and “The Sound Of Winter" from Sea Of Memories.