• Bane are at the Troubadour tonight with Evergreen Terrace, Cursed and Verse. Doors open at 7 PM; tickets are $12 advance.
• The Knitting Factory is hopping tonight: in the Main Room, see Helio Sequence, Rogue Wave and Audio Out Send at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 at the door. In the Front Room, Afrirampo, Babyland, Scout Niblett and The Pope are performing at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10.
• Fountains of Wayne perform acoustic tonight at Largo. Doors open at 8 PM.
• AIGA Los Angeles presents "Open Book: The True Story of Book Design" at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Michael Carabetta, design director of Chronicle Books, leads a panel of local designers and authors discussing their adventures in book design from 6:30 – 9:30 PM. Registration is required (no later than June 29), and admission ranges from $10 — $30 (admission is $10 extra at the door).
• A special kick-off show for Echo Park's Fuck Yeah Fest will happen tonight at midnight at the Knitting Factory. The headlining guest will not be announced until the show (it will be a "very special band from Canada"), but it will feature DJ sets by Keith Morris and Sam Velde. The party is all ages and admission is free.
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