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Tonight in Rock: Shwayze, Happy Hollows, Lukas Haas

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One of the worst experiences as a "professional" extra in Hollywood was working on music videos. There's something that goes hand-in-hand about an industry that sues kids and grandmas for illegally downloading MP3s and not fully paying background talent for working on a music video because they "ran out of cash" (if you have any bad experiences, write them in the comments section).

With that said, local and Cisco Adler prodige Shwayze is filming a free music video/show at the Roxy tonight. And when helping out a local guy you're a fan of, it's really not bad. After all, you love him, right? Since debuting the catchy song, "Buzzin'," earlier this Winter (song embedded below), it has caught on with a lot of people, is now in a car commercial and MTV is filming a reality show called Buzzin' (we were on of the first to share the MP3 back in January).



"Buzzin'" -- Shwayze

In other news, 30 Seconds to Mars raised $10,000 this weekend by auctioning off time to spend with fans fixing up a house with Habitat for Humanity in Carson. It's genius -- they got people to pay to volunteer for a good cause. They even had one fan fly in from Vienna, Austria to work alongside them.

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Listings after the jump...

Tonight
Lukas Haas @ Hotel Cafe
Iglu & Hartly, Kenan Bell @ Viper Room
Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Madrid Theater
Domm, Laco$te, Extreme Animals, Hard Place @ pehrspace
Spider Problem, Halloween Swim Team, Letron @ Silverlake Lounge
Rumspringa, 1921a, Slang Chickens, The Amazements @ The Echo
Graves, The Gift Machine, Courtney Marie Andrews, Bradley @ Echo Curio
Afternoons, The Movies, The Happy Hollows, The Boxing Lesson @ Spaceland
The French Semester, Teddy's Cheer Club, The Coral Sea, Rumi @ Mr. T's Bowl
Matt and Kim, The Death Set, The Underground Railroad to Candyland @ King King