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Tonight in Rock: Ugandan Hip Hop at Zanzibar, Rock for Renters' Rights

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Playing Afro Funke tonight, Ugandan hip hop artists Saba Saba and Babaluku pictured above with the Bataka Squad. | Photo via MySpace

There's an interesting event tonight at The Echo called Rock for Renters' Rights (Facebook event page). It's put on by the Eviction Defense Network, a non profit dedicated to taking a stand (and even the stand in court) on affordable housing issues and "ensuring access to justice in housing matters to tenants in Los Angeles County." Their ultimate goal is to ensure that no one faced with eviction does so without representation. They charge on a sliding scale based on income. The Holloys, Mayaztek, Chango, We Are Good Friends, Weba Garretson and Ralph Gorodetsky are all playing at the show.

Dr. Dog @ Amoeba Music
Killjoy, Action 45, ID @ Alex's Bar
Bic Runga @ Largo at the Coronet
Wires on Fire, Sleepy Sun @ Unknown Theatre
Afro Funke: Saba Saba & Babaluku @ Zanzibar
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes @ The Glass House
The Faint, Jaguar Love, Shy Child @ Music Box/Henry Fonda
Monte Negro, Astra Heights, The May Fire @ Knitting Factory
Darker My Love, Eulogies, Amnion, Tweak Bird @ Troubadour
The Airborne Toxic Event, The Morning Benders, Radars to the Sky @ El Rey
C.R.A.F.T. Club, Rolling Blackouts, Lieutenants, Apple War @ Silverlake Lounge
The Western States Motel, Olin & the Moon, Evan Way, Travel By Sea @ The Mint
The Holloys, Mayaztek, Chango, We Are Good Friends, Weba Garretson, Ralph Gorodetsky @ The Echo