Labor Day, Schmabor Day
[Ed. note: New show added below!]
Since most of us are all celebrating the passage of Labor Day by doing absolutely no labor, LAist thought it might behoove the readership to be aware of this weekend's events. That way, everyone can be properly hungover Monday morning and enjoy Labor Day the way it was meant to be enjoyed—flat on your back nursing a little hair of the dog.
At the Troubadour, KCRW welcomes perennial LA favorites Minibar, performing with Waz, Zachariah & the Lobos Riders and Kristin Mooney. Doors are at 8:00 PM and tickets are $10.00 advance, $12.00 at the door.
Nearby at The Echo, catch a rare club performance by George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Doors open at 8:00 PM and tickets are $40.00 advance, $45.00 at the door. Arrive early if you want to get in!
Saturday + Sunday
All weekend long at the Knitting Factory, catch the 5th Annual Rockabilly Showdown presented by Black Cat Entertainment—29 bands, a burlesque show, 4 bars and Donnie Hawleywoods 50's Barbershop & Body-Art Tattoo Studio. Tickets are $25.00 for one night or $40.00 for a two-day pass. Things get started each evening around 5:00 PM, so get there early to avoid the lines at the bar.