Live Music Round Up: 7 Standout LA Concerts In March

From big pop productions to old school hip-hop…

It’s the third month of the year, meaning it’s time to March to the beats of your favorite music…That pun might have been bad, but we can’t say the same for the concerts that are happening this month in Los Angeles. The City of Angels always has a great rotation of concerts in the works, and March is no exception. Here at Loop Magazine, we like to keep our finger on the pulse, and have compiled a list of our favorite concerts happening this month.

March 2: Arlo Parks’ My Soft Machine Tour at The Wiltern

Originally from the United Kingdom, English artist Arlo Parks will finally be performing a show for her second studio album, My Soft Machine, in the town where she now lives. Parks will take the stage at The Wiltern for her 2023 album that was actually originally inspired by a line in the movie The Souvenir. Fans can expect to hear the album’s lead single “Weightless” as well as other tracks such as “Impurities,” “Blades” and “Pegasus.” 

My Soft Machine is the artist’s second studio album. Her first one, Collapsed in Sunbeams, released in 2021 and made the top 3 of the UK Charts. It was also a contender for prestigious titles at the Brit Awards including Album of the Year,  and Parks was nominated for Best New Artist and Best British Female Solo Artist.

For tickets, visit HERE

The Wiltern
3790 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles

March 4: Fall Out Boy’s So Much For (2our) Dust Tour at The Honda Center

Remember them for centuries! Alternative band Fall Out Boy will be performing at Anaheim’s Honda Center for their So Much for (2our) Dust Tour. The tour celebrates their first album since 2018, So Much (For) Stardust. However, the setlist does not only include the band’s newest hits but some of their 2000s and 2010s hits as well including “Sugar, We’re Going Down,” “Uma Thurman,” “Centuries” and more. 

Songs from the new album include “Love From The Other Side” and “Hold Me Like a Grudge.” This is their 8th studio album, and the first to be released by their label Fueled by Ramen since “Take This To The Grave” released in 2003.

For tickets, visit HERE

Honda Center
2695 E Katella Ave, Anaheim 

March 4-11: Madonna’s The Celebration Tour at the Kia Forum

As Madonna says herself in her song “Iconic,” she’s “the best the world has ever seen,” and now you have a chance to see her on the Celebration tour. For multiple nights at the Forum, she will showcase her four decades worth of hits. 

Guinness World Records claims that Madonna is the top selling female artist of all time with over 300 million records sold. Critics claim she is one of the first female artists to bring the music video to its full potential, knowing how essential costuming and storytelling are. She’s also been simultaneously praised and criticized for being confident in her sexuality, writing intimate songs as well as posing in erotic stances. Her most popular songs include “Lucky Star,” “Like a Virgin,” and “Material Girl.”

For tickets, visit HERE

The Kia Forum
3900 W Manchester Blvd., Inglewood

March 6: Billboard’s Women in Music at the YouTube Theater

March is Women’s History Month, and what better way to celebrate that than going to the Billboard Women in Music showcase. Performers in attendance currently include New Jeans, Charli XCX, Tems, Maren Morris, Young Miko, Victoria Monét, Luísa Sonza, Kylie Minogue, Ice Spice, and PinkPanthress. Karol G is going to be honored as Billboard’s Woman of the Year, and the evening will be hosted by Tracee Ellis Ross.

The Billboard Women in Music is an annual event that is meant to recognize female rising stars, creators, producers, and executives. It is an event you will not want to miss.

For tickets, visit HERE

YouTube Theater
1011 Stadium Dr, Inglewood

March 13-15: Bad Bunny’s Most Wanted Tour at Arena

Bad Bunny’s Most Wanted Tour will have three stops in Los Angeles. The Puetro Rican native is known as The King of Latin Trap, and was the first non-English language act to be the most streamed artist of the year on spotify. The Most Wanted Tour will be featured around the artist’s latest album Nadie Sabe Lo Que Va a Pasar Mañana, which was released in the fall of 2023. 

The album has 22 tracks and has been critically received as Bad Bunny coming back to his Latin trap roots. Popular songs from the album include “Monaco” and “Perro Negro.” His Los Angeles stops are just less than two months before the Latin rapper is scheduled to host the Met Gala. 

For tickets, visit HERE Arena
1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles

March 15: Busta Rhymes’ BlockBusta Tour at The Hollywood Palladium

This one is for all the old school hip-hop lovers as Busta Rhymes will be performing at the Hollywood Palladium for his North American Tour that revolves around his album BLOCKBUSTA. BLOCKBUSTA was executively produced by the rapper himself, alongside Pharrel Williams, Timbaland, and Swizz Beatz. Top tracks include the Single “OK” featuring Young Thug and “LUXURY LIFE” featuring Coi Leray and “Beach Ball” featuring BIA.

For tickets, visit HERE.

Hollywood Palladium
6215 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles

March 29: Offset’s Set It Off Tour at The Hollywood Palladium

Rounding out March is a performance by Offset. He will be performing at the Hollywood Palladium for the Set It Off tour with special guest Skilla Baby.The album Set It Off was released in October 2023, and is the artist’s second studio solo album. The album was long-awaited, originally planning to be released in 2022 but postponed after the sudden death of Takeoff, Offset’s cousin and former music partner in the trio Migos.

Set It Off features three singles: “Jealousy”, featuring Offset’s wife Cardi B, “Fan” and Worth It, featuring Don Toliver

For tickets, visit HERE

Hollywood Palladium
6215 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles