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Tonight in Rock: The West that Won the 4th

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Dave Koenig of LA-based Spindrift, Little Radio Day Party, Red Eyed Fly, SXSW 2008, Austin, TX | Photo by Andy Sternberg/LAist

There can't be a better match between Fourth of July and good local rock music than with Spindrift, the indie western-esque band that is one of our favorites.

Friday, July 4, 2008
Castledoor @ The Scene
Balobi Bandeko @ Temple Bar
Marty and Elayne @ The Dresden
Orquesta Charangoa @ El Floridita
Spindrift, The Flash Express @ The Echo
During the Drought @ Whiskey A Go Go
Seasons, The Health Club, The Voyeurs, The Terrapin, The Grizzly Owls @ Mr. T's Bowl

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Saturday, July 5, 2008
Hybrid, Peter Hook @ Avalon
Hootenanny 2008 @ Oak Canyon Ranch (Irvine)
Red Maids, Divisadero, Dorian Wood @ pehrspace
Pizza!, Master Slash Slave, 11:11, The New Centuries @ Spaceland
Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, Supersuckers @ House of Blues
Dear & the Headlights, Aushua, Love You Long Time @ Knitting Factory
The Health Club, Exit Music, Mospeada, The Miles Approach @ The Scene
Realicide, Total Abuse, Cellblock, tik///tik vs. Xrin Arms, Small Breed @ The Smell

Sunday, July 6, 2008
Phil Wilson, The Tyde @ The Echo
Legendary Shack Shackers @ Spaceland
Banyan, Mt. Helium, The Michael Craig Band @ Safari Sam's
Rolling Blackouts, The Voyeurs, The Little Pieces, Bridges @ Saint Rocke
Film School, The Parson Red Heads, The Henry Clay People @ Little Radio Warehouse
The Devils Romantics, Red Maids, Correatown, One Trick Pony, Monster @ Mr. T's Bowl