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Tonight in Rock: Rilo Kiley, Eleni Mandell, Old 97's

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KCRW announced a new set of celebrities in their ongoing Guest DJ Project where big names from all walks of life sit down with KCRW DJs and share the music that has inspired them. Joining the roster today is actor Jason Schwartzman, “Top Chef” host and author Padma Lakshmi, “Hancock” Director Peter Berg, Danny DeVito (embedded below) and award-winning playwright Neil LaBute.

All of the mini-shows are online and can be heard interspersed during live play and at the online channel and future DJs will be world champion surfer Kelly Slater, comedian Janeane Garafalo, DIGG Founder Kevin Rose, Director/Skater Stacy Peralta, actor Zach Braff, Comic artist Tim Sale, actress Famke Janssen, architect Thom Mayne, and skate legend Tony Hawk.

Tonight, Rilo Kiley plays at the Greek Theatre and LAist gave away a pair of tickets to the show. Next week, Robert Plant and Allison Krauss hit the venue and we are once again giving away pairs of tickets to the show.

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David Rodigan @ The Echo
Old 97's @ Amoeba Records
Liam Finn @ Largo at the Coronet
Jaymay, Fink, Pop Levi @ Troubadour
The Secret Machines @ The Viper Room
Repeater, Two Guns, The Secret 6 @ Boardner's
Styrofoam, Broken Spindles, TRS-80 @ Knitting Factory
Midnight Movies, Mono in VFC, I Love Math @ Spaceland
Rilo Kiley, Lavender Diamond, Benji Hughes @ Greek Theatre
Eleni Mandell, Joel Virgil, Oh Darling, Olin and the Moon @ Tangier
Your Highness Electric, Dead Sara, The Terrapin @ Silverlake Lounge

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