Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons this Halloween. The best place to be is at a concert, and Los Angeles has plenty going on, from annual weekend festivals to alt-rock favorites. So get your costume picked out, grab your tickets, and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween.
Oct. 24 @ 8 p.m.
Shrine Expo Hall - 665 W Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90007
Finally, all A$AP rappers on one bill--A$AP Mob's Too Cozy tour is bringing together A$AP Rocky, A$AP Ferg, A$AP Twelvyy, A$AP Nast, and A$AP Ant, plus non-A$AP openers Playboi Carti, Key!, and Cozy Boys. It'll stop by Los Angeles on Oct. 24 at Shrine Expo Hall, and tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, ranging between $44.50 and $49.50. Premium seating and VIP packages are also available.
Tegan and Sara
Oct. 24 @ 9 p.m.
The Theatre at Ace Hotel - 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Duo Tegan and Sara are playing not one but two Los Angeles shows as part of their Con X tour, celebrating the 10th anniversary of their album The Con. The tour sees them playing the acoustic version of the album's entire tracklisting, followed by fan favorites, with one of the LA stops falling a week before Halloween. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, ranging from $36.50 to $70.50, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Tegan and Sara Foundation, "which fights for economic justice, health and representation of LGBTQ girls and women."
Oct. 26 @ 8 p.m.
The Roxy - 9009 West Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069
A band with the word "undead" in their name makes for a very appropriate Halloween concert, and the band's coming to town just in time for the holiday on Oct. 26--ahead of their album release the following day--to The Roxy with Butcher Babies and Demrick as their support. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS starting at $29.50. Can't make it? They'll also be stopping by Seattle before Halloween. No matter which shows you attend, get ready with these things you didn't know about Hollywood Undead.
Control LA Halloween
Oct. 27 @ 9:30 p.m.
Avalon Hollywood - 1735 Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028
This year's Control LA Halloween takes over the Avalon in Hollywood with London on Da Track. He's one of the hottest producers out of Atlanta and he's here on the West Coast for a rare performance. Check this artist out who made the "Top 25 Producers to Look Out For" list in 2013 and who was called one of the best producers in the business by Birdman. Tickets are on sale, click here.
Oct. 28 @ 10:00 p.m.
Avalon Hollywood - 1735 Vine St., Hollywood, CA 90028
Avalon keeps up the Halloween festivities the next day by hosting Dirty South and Randy Seidman for an epic party starting at 10 p.m. Check out this dance spot in the heart of Hollywood and have a night filled with both ghouls, ghosts and heart-pounding music that will keep your feet moving and your blood pumping. Tickets are still available, click here.
Minimal Effort: All Hallow's Eve
Oct. 28-29 @ 6 p.m.
Enox Events - 4560 Worth St., Los Angeles, CA 90063
Minimal Effort's All Hallow's Eve is sure to set hearts on fire this year as they bring Lee Burridge, Claptone, Damian Lazarus and a host of others to ring in the witching hour this year. Set at Enox Events, this warehouse location will boast multiple lounge settings, two stages and a dance-centric vibe that will please a host of witches and ghouls alike. For tickets, click here.
Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival
Oct. 28-29 @ 12 p.m.
Exposition Park -
Festival season may be over, but that doesn't mean you can't find a great one to attend. Camp Flog Gnaw, presented by Tyler, the Creator, returns for a sixth year to Exposition Park starting Oct. 28, just in time for Halloween weekend. This year's lineup includes Tyler, the Creator himself, of course, plus Lana Del Rey, Kid Cudi, Solange, A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, 2 Chainz, Earl Sweatshirt, Jorja Smith, Kelis, Lil Yachty, Willow Smith, Jaden Smith, and more. Two-day festival passes are on sale now right here on AXS.
The Bloody Beetroots
Oct. 29 @ 8 p.m.
Fonda Theatre - 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Enjoy The Bloody Beetroots live on Oct. 29, ending Halloween weekend but just getting started on their fall tour. Tickets are on sale now right here on AXS, starting at $28. Check out new album The Great Electronic Swindle, out Oct. 20.
Target Tricked Out Treat Maze
Oct. 21 @ 2pm -11pm
LA Live Microsoft Square — 800 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015
For those looking for a party the whole family can enjoy, be sure to check out Target's special corn maze that will take over the bustling LA Live Microsoft Square for one night of amazing Halloween fun. This event is free and great for families with little ones who might not be ready for the super scary mazes. The festivities start at 2 p.m. and will go late into the evening for all the nocturnal families with night owls and vampire bats to enjoy the fun. The maze will be unlike any you've been lost in before — with Halloween treasures and special surprises hidden in a digital scavenger hunt. Attendees will be given an exclusive digital RFID bracelet to collect these virtual gems as they explore. Outside the wonders of the maze, this most-attend event will also feature a mad lab, giant slide and a dance floor. Did we mention it's free? Don't forget to dress up for this special one-night event and enjoy a Halloween night to remember.