Concerts and shows in Los Angeles Mother's Day weekend 2018
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Moms all over the Los Angeles area will be in for a pleasant surprise for Mother’s Day.

Not only will there be a plethora of places where families can celebrate mom, but the region will also have a ton of concerts and shows that those who are looking to do something different for their moms for Mother’s Day will enjoy.

The Lawrence Arms
May 5 @ 9 pm
El Rey Theatre-- 5515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 936-6400

Formed in 1999 in the Windy City, The Lawrence Arms is a trio of rock goodness. Now, with their sixth album out to the masses, The Lawrence Arms are on the road to promote that LP, which will include a stop in Los Angeles at the legendary El Rey Theatre. For moms who are into rock, this is a show that no mother should miss.

Echosmith
May 12 @ 8:30 pm
Fonda Theatre --  6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 464-6269

Southern California is a gold mine for musical talent, and one of the up-and-comers to burst out from the vibrant L.A. scene has been Echosmith. This trio has recently released their debut EP, Talking Dreams, and it’s a dream to listen to. Also, a dream is seeing Echosmith in person, especially for Mother’s Day, and moms in the Southland will get the chance when they hit the Fonda Theatre on May 12.

Zapp, Lisa Lisa & The Original Mary Jane Girls
May 11 & 8 pm
The Novo by Microsoft -- 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 765-7000

Hey lady! Let people say why getting tickets to this show will be the apple in every mother’s eye for Mother’s Day. Zapp and The Mary Jane Girls are two of the best-known acts from R&B and funk’s glory days of the early ‘80s, and with the two supergroups bringing The Novo house down, this is a show that will drive moms wild.

LA Galaxy II vs. Saint Louis FC
May 9 @ 7:30 pm
StubHub Center -- 18400 Avalon Blvd., Carson, CA 90746

The LA Galaxy ha made a good impression on the Southland’s soccer culture, and the team’s minor league team, LA Galaxy II, will take on Saint Louis FC in what will be a spirited war on the soccer field. Moms who love sports, and soccer specifically, will get a “kick” out of seeing this team in person.