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Today in Rock - Detour Fest, Eagle Rock Fest, The Killers
Beck, Queens of the Stone Age, Redd Kross, !!!, Blonde Redhead, Of Montreal, The Like, The Blood Arm, others @ LA Weekly Detour Fest, Downtown LA
Monsters Are Waiting, AfroBeat Down, The Japanese Motors, Jesca Hoop, others @ Eagle Rock Music Fest, Center for the Arts
The Killers @ Wiltern
Paul Simon @ Santa Barbara Bowl
E-40, Too $hort @ Orange Pavilion
Saccharine Trust @ Mr. T's Bowl
Margaret Cho @ Largo
Willie Clayton @ Hollywood Park Casino
Vokee, Atlas of Id, One15, Fight From Above @ Roxy
Guilt by Association, Motorgun Hotel, Chain Driven @ Whisky
James McMurtry, Tim Easton @ Safari Sam's
Powder @ Key Club
Laurence Juber @ McCabe's
Betty @ The Knitting Factory
Julia Fordham @ The Troubadour
Celtic Frost @ House of Blues
Boy Hits Car, Dead Boys Club @ Viper Room
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