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Tonight and This Week in Rock: Kanye, Rilo, Sia, Petty

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Sia plays at the Malibu Performing Arts Center on Thursday, but it sold out in 7 minutes, sad | Photo via Sia's Myspace page

As requested and begged for, readers have asked for listings in this column to be more than just tonight, but this week. Have a cheer and drink, here's to the start of it.

Tonight
Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N*E*R*D @ NOKIA Theatre LA Live
Moving Picture Show, Big Bang, Astra Heights @ Crash Mansion
Radars to the Sky, You Me & Iowa, Rademacher @ The Echo
Johnathan Rice, Jonathan Wilson, Johnathan P Sparagus, Amnion @ Viper Room
Go Betty Go, The Lieutenants, HMS Terror @ Silverlake Lounge
The Monolators, Right Hand Band, Battlehooch @ pehrspace

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Tuesday
Rocco DeLuca, Annie Stela, Trainwreck, Luke Paquin @ Spaceland
Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, N*E*R*D @ NOKIA Theatre LA Live
Oliver Future, Aushua, The Weather Underground, Kárin Tatoyan @ Troubadour
Indian Jewelry, Imaad Wasif and the Two Part Beast, Geneva Jacuzzi @ The Echo

Wednesday
Her Space Holiday, The Lymbyc Systym, Antimc, Head Like a Kite @ Troubadour
Vampire Weekend @ Jimmy Kimmel Live
The Dodos @ Amoeba
Zack de la Rocha (Rage Against the Machine), John Doe (X), Michael Franti (Michael Franti & Spearhead), Maria McKee and Meiko @ Skirball for a Bob Dylan Tribute
Nellie McKay @ Largo
Sara Lov, Eulogies, Hands, Cinnamon Roll Gang @ Tangier
Architecture in Helsinki, The Ruby Suns, The Happy Hollows @ The Echo
Hot Club of Cowtown @ Safari Sam's

Thursday
The Black Heart Procession @ The Troubadour
Caribou, Fuck Buttons @ El Rey
Rilo Kiley @ The Glass House
Sia @ Malibu Performing Arts Center
Birds of Avalon, Twilight Sleep, Venus Infers @ The Echo
Afternoons, Throw Me the Statue, Siberian @ Silverlake Lounge

Friday
Yeasayer, Le Face, NASA Space Universe, Duke Nukem Forever, Fail! @ The Smell
Mudcruth featuring Tom Petty, Tom Leadon, Randall Marsh, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench @ Troubadour
No Age, Yeasayer, The Death Set, Free Blood @ Ukrainian Cultural Center
Landon Pigg @ Hotel Cafe