Oz meets L.A. today with an event featuring 22 bands hailing from the land Down Under. A local SXSW showcase, the Aussie BBQ returns to L.A. for its sixth year, landing at the Bootleg Theater and featuring a boatload of top-of-the-line Australian acts making a stopover on their way to Austin, Texas. The mini-festival (yes, there will actually be BBQ) spans genres, with the charming, heartbroken sounds of Gossling, the infectious excitement of The Jungle Giants, cheery gang vocals of The Griswolds, Sun Rai's jazzy melodies and more. This daylong pageant offers a glimpse into the musical happenings on the other side of the world and is a supremely pleasant opportunity to catch bands that just may never roll through the City of Angels again. Throw another shrimp on the barbie, and dive into the foreign fun.

Sun., March 9, 1 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 03/09/14)

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