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Tonight in Rock: British Sea Power, stellastar*, Busdriver

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Julia Fordham | Photo by freefall 2007 via flickr

If you cannot make it to hear the amazing jazz vocalist, Julia Fordham, at The Roxy tonight, opening up at Hotel Cafe tonight is Tiffany Randol, who we caught at one of <strong>Alex & Sam's Tangier shows. The front woman of NYC based glam rock band, Valeze, has now gone solo singer/songwriter style, making Los Angeles her second home, and is bringing out a new sound that is more folk-acoustic-pop than anything. The LA newbie can belt out her lyrics like a pro and her body and hips swing as if the music has seduced her in some kind of trance. Later at the Hotel Cafe, one of acoustic favs plays his last night of the Hotel Cafe residency -- stay for Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies. ~ Z.B.

Julia Fordham @ The Roxy
British Sea Power (video below), Colourmusic, Castledoor @ The Echo
stellastarr*, The Oohlas @ Troubadour
Tiffany Randol, Carina Round, Brian Wright & the Waco Tragedies, The Brendan Hines @ Hotel Cafe
My Pet Saddle, The Union Line, Get Back Loretta @ Boardner's
8mm, Black Black, Miniature Tigers, Edison Gem CD release @ Knitting Factory
Busdriver, Mikah 9 @ The Airliner
Kassia Conway, Katy Rose @ Tangier
The Weather Underground, Francisco the Man!, Ladies & Gents, Flashing Red Lights @ Silverlake Lounge
Bedtime for Toys, Io Echo @ Spaceland

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Wednesdays
Halestorm @ Viper Room ($10), West Hollywood
The Weather Underground @ Silverlake Lounge ($8), Silver Lake
Brian Wright & The Waco Tragedies @ Hotel Cafe ($10), Hollywood

British Sea Power: "Waving Flags"