Here’s a holiday present for you: a Friday night with three stand-out bands from Lolipop Records, one of L.A.’s most potent underground psych/garage labels. (Literally underground, by the way: Their HQ is about 30 feet below Sunset Boulevard.) Headliners Mystic Braves do 1966 as resurrected by 2014, matching dissolute, Seeds-y vocals and Mysterians-style organ to the record-collector sensibilities of fellow heads Allah-Las or The Growlers. Mr. Elevator & the Brain Hotel deliver overcranked (in both spirit and sound), organ-led psych à la Shocking Blue or their obscuro idols Blue Phantom, while Drinking Flowers just dropped an EP of moody Brian Jonestown–ian psych, a sequel to their admirably gnarly Sanity Restored 1972 release last year. Consider it your last chance this year to take that trip.

Fri., Dec. 19, 8:30 p.m., 2014
(Expired: 12/19/14)

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