Synth Pop: La Roux
The slinky, synth-obsessed Brit-pop duo sandwiches a special headlining set between two appearances at Coachella.
Ten-buck blowout: 35+ bands and visual artists take over three stages at Saturday’s budget-friendly Brokechella.
Horror Homage: Nilbog
Hear a five-piece band recreate the sinister soundtracks of classic horror flicks.
Italian scares: Afterwards watch Italian Lucio Fulci’s bloody frenzy of zombified horror in 1980’s The Gates of Hell.
Pork Party: Bacon Social
Pig out on 100 pounds of bacon and revel in the artistic excellence of 20 artists and five live bands.
Cheesed out: Chow LA’s best grilled cheese under the cheesy serenade of lounge exemplar Richard Cheese.
Southeast Asian Aromas: BEP Vietnamese Pop-Up Brunch
This bi-weekly brunch’s debut features braised galangal pork, grilled honey prawns, and turmeric catfish.
Booze clues: Brunch is BYOB — with no corkage fee — so get wine-pairing suggestions for Sunday’s menu.
Sun 11:30a. Franco on Melrose, 6919 Melrose Ave., Hollywood (323-934-3390). $37; email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Nearby: The Parlor; Gallery 1988; Village Idiot