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Pencil This In: Music for a School Night, Free Satellite Nights, a Speak Easy Open Mic and a Trip to Harmontown

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Here's what's happening on a Monday night in LA: a little music for a School Night with Austin Brown and others; a free night of music at the Satellite; a little Tiger Lily comedy in Hollywood and Harmontown. Read on for all the details.

The Satellite is in the midst of its 2nd Annual Satellite Nights—eight consecutive nights of free music featuring a number of rising bands through Thursday. Tonight’s lineup includes: Yellow Alex, Nightmare & the Cat, and Mirror Talk. Music begins at 9, but come for the happy hour between 8-9 pm for $2 PBRs and $5 specialty drinks.

It’s a School Night welcomes live music and DJ sets from both up-and-coming and seasoned artists every Monday night at Bardot in Hollywood. On tap tonight are live performances by Austin Brown, Yuna and The Record Company. DJ sets by Isom Innis (Foster the People), Tres Dubois and Justin Cornwall). Free with RSVP for those 21+; $10 for 18+ with RSVP. Doors at 9 pm.

Join Mayor Dan Harmon (creator of Community) and Comptroller Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) for their weekly vodka-fueled trip to Harmontown tonight at 8 pm at NerdMelt. The evening and may include rants, songs, stories and special guests. You never know what you’re going to get. Tickets: $10.

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One of LA’s most popular standup nights What's Up Tiger Lily? produced by comedians Maria Bamford & Melinda Hill continues its 4+ year run of bringing the best and brightest in comedy at Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill. Tonight at 8 pm. Best yet? The evening is free.

The Last Bookstore holds its Speak Easy Open Mic every Monday night for an evening of music, poetry, comedy and surprises tonight at 8 pm. Here’s your chance to test out your material and mad skillz in front of an audience. Come early (7:45pm) to get on the sign-up sheet.

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Want more events? Follow me on Twitter (@christineziemba). Or follow Lauren Lloyd—who takes care of Pencil on Wednesdays (@LadyyyLloyd).