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Tonight In Rock: Jon Brion, The Get Up Kids, Busdriver, Alex & Sam

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Busdriver

Busdriver will be playing tonight at the Natural History Museum | Photo by Benjamin Hoste for LAist

Our Pick: First Fridays w/ Busdriver, Tim Fite @ Natural History Museum

Tonight local multi-instrumentalist/producer Jon Brion (LAist Review) will be jamming with friends at Largo at the Coronet. Legendary Kansas City-based indie rockers the Get Up Kids are poised to perform to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour. And, lastly, LA-based jazz-infused pop duo Alex & Sam (LAist Interview, Review) will be gracing Home Restaurant in Silver Lake. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Natural History Museum to catch Busdriver (LAist Review, #2), who will be letting out his glib flow for this month's edition of First Fridays.

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Busdriver - "Unemployed Black Astronaut (Nobody Remix)"

Jon Brion and Friends @ Largo at the Coronet
The Get Up Kids, Train the Dentist, Miniature Tigers @ Troubadour (Sold-Out)
First Fridays w/ Busdriver, Tim Fite @ Natural History Museum
Alex & Sam @ Home Restaurant (At the new Home on Riverside)
Mere Mortals, Eagle Winged Palace @ The Echo
Acid Mother's Temple, Sonic Suicide Squad @ Echoplex
Valient Thorr, Night Horse @ Spaceland
Jail Weddings, Blue Jungle, Audacity, Allah Las @ The Smell
Lamb of God, As I Lay Dying, Children of Bodom, God Forbid, Municipal Waste @ Hollywood Palladium
Moving Picture Show, Stacy Clark, Garland, All Spots to Black @ Mr. T’s Bowl
The Hard to Get, Christopher Walk-Ins, The Breakups, The Active Set @ Pehrspace
Pedestrian, Andy Clockwise, John Elliott & The Herafter record release, The Blue Hit, The Venus Illuminato @ Hotel Café
Ainjel Emme, Dirty Mercy, All the Grownups @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
The Haunted @ Key Club
Tony Gilkyson, Kingsizemaybe, The Doghouse Lords @ Taxi Lounge
Japanese Motors, The Growlers, The Sweet Sweet Things @ Saint Rocke
The Coral Sea, Tom Brosseau, The Spires, Rademacher, Franklin For Short @ Casa de La Rasa (601 E. Montecito St.)