Go Metro Weekends, Jan. 14-16

Have an event you’d like us to include? Shoot us an email at thesource@metro.net. Time and space constraints limit us from listing every accessible event in this city, but this curated list represents what we think is cool and easy to get to.

To plan your trip and to check all other transit options, please consult Google Transit or the Metro Trip Planner.

Friday, January 14

The Budos Band at El Rey
The Budos Band is the quintessence of Staten Island Soul.
Website: http://www.theelrey.com/
When: 9pm
Price:
$17.50
Where: El Rey, 5515 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/La Brea (20, 212/312, 720)

The Black Ryder
Since making their live debut in 2008 supporting Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Black Ryder quickly garnished a glowing reputation as one of the most intriguing bands of the Sydney scene.
Website: http://www.attheecho.com/
When: 8pm
Price:
$8
Where: The Echo, 1822 Sunset Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Glendale/Park (92), Sunset/Park (2/302, 4), Sunset/Alvarado (704, 2/302, 4, 200, 603)

Candy-O Cars Tribute Concert at Pershing Square
Candy-O captures the terminal cool of The Cars live performance in all aspects.
Website: http://www.laparks.org/pershingsquare/
When: 7pm
Price: FREE
Where: Pershing Square
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Pershing Square Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Olive/5th (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 714, 770, Silver Streak) Hill/5th (2/302, 4, 10/48, 68/84, 81, 83, 90/91, 94, 794, 728)

More weekend events, after the jump.

Saturday, January 15

Lissie at The Music Box
Lissie is a straight-talking Midwestern girl, all flaxen hair and big blue eyes, and this girl is smart and gutsy and tough, with a big old voice to match it.
Website: http://themusicbox.la/
When: 9pm
Price: $20
Where: The Music Box at the Henry Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
Red Line Hollywood/Vine Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Gower (180/181, 217)

International Wine Festival at Hollywood Renaissance Hotel
Sip and sample dozens of international wines supplied by dozens of distributors including Italian, German, Brazilian, South African, Spanish, Australian, Israeli, French, and New Zealand wines to name a few.
Website: http://www.drinkeatplay.com/intlwinefestival/
When: 5-8pm
Price: $60
Where: Hollywood Renaissance Hotel, 1755 North Highland Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Hollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Hello Seahorse at El Rey
Mexico City-based indie pop act Hello Seahorse is reeling off a year in which their new album, Bestia, was nominated for both a Latin Grammy and multiple MTV Premios awards.
Website: http://www.theelrey.com/
When: 9pm
Price:
$17
Where: El Rey, 5515 Wilshire Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops
: Wilshire/La Brea (20, 212/312, 720)

Disney Pipes and Pops at El Capitan Theatre
This is going to be a great treat to hear the El Capitan House organist Rob Richards play favorite Disney music.
Website: http://elcapitan.go.com/
When:
10am
Price: $20
Where
: El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Boulevard
Nearby Metro Rail: Red Line Hollywood/Highland Station
Nearby Metro Bus StopsHollywood/Highland (212/312, 222, 217, 780, 156/656)

Sunday, January 16

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Cirque Berzerk at Club Nokia

LA’s Cirque Berzerk bring their unique brand of contemporary circus theatre to Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE. Their performances have evolved into a full evening of entertainment that’s like nothing you’ve seen before—featuring all-new stunning global acts, fiery choreography and a bold new stage design.
Website: http://www.clubnokia.com/
When: 8pm, 11pm
Price:
$19.50-$80. Save when you Go Metro.
Where: Club Nokia, 800 W. Olympic Blvd.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Blue Line Pico Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Figueroa/Olympic (28, 81, 439, 728, Silver Line)

Robert Williams Documentary and Panel at MOCA
Jeffrey Deitch presents the documentary film Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin’, directed and edited by Mary C. Reese and co-directed by Nancye Ferguson, Doug Blake, Stephen Nemeth, and Michael LaFetra.
Website: http://www.moca.org/
When: 3-5pm
Price:
FREE
Where: MOCA, 250 S. Grand Ave.
Nearby Metro Rail
: Red/Purple Line Civic Center Station
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Grand/3rd (14/37, 70, 71, 76, 78/79/378, 96, 442, 485, 487/489, 770, Silver Line)

L.A. Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention
A one day comic book and science fiction super show featuring Billy Dee Williams of Star Wars fame.
Website: http://www.comicbookscifi.com/
When: 10am-5pm
Price: $8
Where: Shrine Auditorium, 665 W Jefferson Blvd.
Nearby Metro Bus Stops: Jefferson/Royal (38, 200) Figueroa/Jefferson (38, 81, 102, 200, 442)