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Tonight in Rock: Music, Protest & Politics

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There's what looks to be a great issue of Under the Radar magazine coming out the first week of July. The Decemberists, Spoon, R.E.M., Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Jarvis Cocker, The Flaming Lips, Public Enemy, Rage Against the Machine, Moby, Bright Eyes and others will be exploring the 2008 presidential election. Other bands appearing in photos holding protest signs include British Sea Power, The Dresden Dolls, Supergrass, Built to Spill, Elbow and more.

Tonight
Hayden @ Troubadour
The Dan Band @ Avalon
Helmet, 2 Cents @ Malibu Inn
Marié Digby, Eric Hutchinson @ El Rey
RZA, Stone Mecca @ Music Box/Fonda
Martha Wainwright @ Amoeba Records
Vans Warped Tour @ Fairplex (Pomona)
Indigo Girls, Brandi Carlile @ Terrace Theatre (Long Beach)
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 @ California Plaza (Grand Performances)
Jon Brion (& Flight of the Conchords???) @ Largo at the Coronet
Magna @ California Institute of Abnormal Arts
Go Betty Go, Harmful If Swallowed @ Echoplex
Nous Non Plus, Casxio, Tour de France @ Bordello
Wolf Eyes, John Wiese, Damion Romero @ Spaceland
Jail House Rockers Gig @ Fitzgerald's Pub (Huntington Beach)
Cobra Lilies, Dorian Wood, Smells Like Flan, Mooey Mubau @ pehrspace