The woman Julian Assange calls "the most courageous woman woman in music" performs Downtown.
M.I.AThe Belasco (1050 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA) Map it $47
The past two years have seen M.I.A enter the stream of superstardom; she collaborated with Madonna at the Superbowl, guested on Jay Z's set at the Radio 1 Festival, and even recruited Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for an opening spot (via Skype) on her latest tour (supporting her new tour de force, 'Matangi'). It was at last weekend's New York Terminal 5 show that Assange called M.I.A "the most courageous woman working in western music." Find out for yourself tonight and tomorrow night when the British Sri Lankan superstar arrives in L.A. for an exclusive two night performance at The Belasco Theatre. Special guests yet to be announced. Don't miss it.