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PART TIME PUNKS takes place at The Echo on 1822 Sunset in Los Angeles, every Sunday night.

PART TIME PUNKS is a club that takes over noted Echo Park live music venue, The Echo on 1822 Sunset, every Sunday night. The night focuses heavily on DIY and Indie vinyl coming out of the U.S., UK and Europe from 1977 to the present: Punk, Post-Punk, Synth-Punk, Synthpop, Minimal Synth, Dark/Cold/Minimal Wave, NDW, Industrial, New Wave, No Wave, C86, Indiepop, Twee, Shoegaze, Baggy and even Krautrock…


  • 08.30 GRAVE BABIES + SO PITTED + SCREATURE + LOTO BALL

    A nite of darkness and melody and quite possibly terror.

    Listen to GRAVE BABIES.

    Listen to SO PITTED.

    Listen to SCREATURE.

    Listen to LOTO BALL.

  • 09.06 early show with THE NIGHTINGALES + SURPLUS 1980

    Classic Rough Trade Records outfit, THE NIGHTINGALES return to LA for the first time since playing the very first Part Time Punks Festival back in 2008 (which was their 1st LA appearance EVER btw).  Joining them is angular guitar combo SURPLUS 1980. Fans of post-punk don't want to miss this special early show! Doors at 7pm!

  • 09.06 SMITHS/MORRISSEY NITE w/Guest DJ JOSE MALDONADO (Sweet & Tender Hooligans)

    Come spend the evening oscillating wildly to the songs that saved your life...aka your favourite tunes by Morrissey and The Smiths!  With a healthy dash of Moz's inspirations and contemporaries (and even a few Smiths clones thrown in to see just how big of fan you really are...)  Of course Cut Out Morrissey will be there courtesy of PTP photog, Dylan Gordon aka D-M-A-X, for all your endless dancefloor contortions and photo op demands...

    [And since Monday is a holiday you don't even hafta call in sick to work or school!]

    @ THE ECHOPLEX (1154 Glendale Blvd.)

    Doors open at 9PM sharp. As with ALL PTP events, anyone 18+ is welcome!

  • 09.13 THEM ARE US TOO + CHASMS + BLACK MARE

    A night of stunning ethereal music for you fans of Cocteau Twins, Slowdive and Dead Can Dance.

    Listen to THEM ARE US TOO.

    Listen to CHASMS.

    Listen to BLACK MARE.

  • 09.20 LA PSYCHEFEST co-presented by PART TIME PUNKS
  • 09.22 CHAMELEONS VOX performing 'Script Of The Bridge' in its' entirety + THE SOFT KILL + SEXTILE @ The Regent

    Part Time Punks is proud to present a very special Tuesday nite edition of PTP with Mark Burgess and his CHAMELEONS VOX peforming The Chameleons 1st LP, 'Script Of The Bridge' in its entirety!  

    NOTE: this show already sold out The Echoplex and has now been moved to THE REGENT!  And I'm guessing it's gonna sell out there, too gang, and probably sooner than later.  So get yer adv tix NOW while you can!  ALL AGES are welcome for this one-time event!

    Get adv tix.

  • 09.27 THE STRATFORD 4 + TENDER AGE + CHATHAM RISE

    A night of psyche-influenced shoegaze (ala' Spacemen 3, Loop & Brian Jonestown Massacre) with bits of dreampop in-between.

    Listen to THE STRATFORD 4.

    Listen to TENDER AGE.

    Listen to CHATHAM RISE.

  • 10.04 THE PAGANS + THE SUBTITLES + FORD MADDOX FORD [members of THE DILS & RANK & FILE]

    Finally! THE PAGANS play their long-awaited 1st ever reunion show in Los Angeles! 

    Listen to THE PAGANS.

    Listen to THE SUBTITLES.

    Listen to FORD MADDOX FORD.

    NOTE: this special punk show starts at 7pm and is open to ALL AGES!

  • 10.07 ALCEST + EMMA RUTH RUNDLE [from MARRIAGES] + tba @ The Regent in DTLA
  • 10.18 GANG OF FOUR
  • 11.01 THE MEMBRANES
  • 11.15 THE OCEAN BLUE performing their first two albums in their entirety

    Part Time Punks celebrates the long-awaited reissues of The Ocean Blue's first two albums, 'The Ocean Blue' and 'Cerulean' (which has never been released on vinyl before.  This very special show will be open to ALL AGES and start at 7pm in The Echoplex.  There will be NO opening bands, just The Ocean Blue doing these two complete sets.   

  • 12.06 CHK CHK CHK [aka !!!]
  • 01.17 DAVID BOWIE NITE w/Guest DJ Jose Maldonado [from SWEET & TENDER HOOLIGANS]

    Come celebrate David Bowie's 69th birthday (!) in inimitable style at PTP as we devote an entire evening to the 40+ years of David Bowie's brilliant back catalogue... From psychedelic folk to glitter and glam, from funk to soul and the thin white duke. From Ziggy to Iggy to Eno to Fripp to Bolan to Lennon to Jagger and Lou and Andy and Freddy (Mercury) and even Nicholas Roeg and David Lynch...all the best of Bowie's collaborations will get a spin, too, not to mention his glam contemporaries and post-punk disciples...  

  • 05.15 MODERN ENGLISH perform their 1st LP 'Mesh & Lace' in its entirety to celebrate PTP's 11 Year Anniversary!

 

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