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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight in Rock: Central Ave. Jazz Festival

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Today and tomorrow is the 13th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival in the neighborhood of Vernon-Central, just south of downtown. There's also another jazz festival going on over at the Greek Theatre.

El Guincho @ The Getty
Diana Ross @ Hollywood Bowl
Alkaline Trio @ House of Blues
Motley Crue @ Whiskey A Go Go
Tha Alkaholiks, Defari @ Crash Mansion
LA Jazz & Music Festival 2008 @ Greek Theatre
Harvey Milk, Crematorium, Convenance @ Relax Bar
Does It Offend You, Yeah?, Black Ghosts @ The Echo
Seasons, Odd Modern, Downtown/Union @ pehrspace
Howlin Rain, Crystal Antlers, Frank Fairfield @ Spaceland
13th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival @ Dunbar Hotel
Raashan Ahmad / Crown City Rockers / Black Spade @ The Roxy
Riverboat Gamblers, Toys That Kill, ADHD, Tijuana Knife Fight @ Alex's Bar
Orange, Harmful If Swallowed, Killdetail, Fozzy's Hero, Ladykillers @ Malibu Inn
Rumspringa, Lemon Sun, Eastern Conference Champions, Gangi @ Troubadour
Backbiter, Motorcycle Black Madonnas, Pat Todd and the Rankoutsiders, Jon Wahl, The Probe @ Mr. T's Bowl
Club Vamped: Horrors of Toledo, The Urinals, Biblical proof of ufos, Kids of Widney High, The Human Value, The Deepsea Goes, the indio bait, Evil Beaver @ Zen Sushi