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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight in Rock in LA - Daniel Johnston, Deezil Zappa, Brave Combo, Mandy Moore, Mighty 690

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Daniel Johnston at SXSW, 3/07

He's probably best known for his "Hi How Are You" tshirt that Kurt Cobain often wore, but if you don't know Daniel Johnston's music you're really missing out and you should definitely pick up the award-winning DVD, "The Devil and Daniel Johnston". Equally amateurish and darkly genius, Johnston's tunes lie somewhere between Brian Wilson and Wesley Willis while being heavily influenced by the Beatles: Daniel Johnston @ Henry Fonda

Dweezil Zappa @ Wiltern (Zappa Does Zappa)
Brave Combo @ Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts
Clint Black @ Cerritos Center
Paula Cole, Mandy Moore @ House of Blues
The Holmes Brothers @ Santa Monica Pier (free)
Los Abandoned, B-Side Players, Ness Bautista, Malverde @ Knitting Factory
Marissa Nadler, Friends of Dean Martinez, Mountain Home @ Spaceland
No Age, Moris Tepper, The Mae Shi, Magic Bullets @ The Troubadour
Maxeen, Mighty 690, Eastern Conference Champions @ The Echo
An Endless Contortionist, Noctuary, I Want to Kill Every Human, Longpig @ Relax Bar
Cassette, JDavey, Gold Chains, The Gray Kid @ The Roxy
Weather Underground, My Pet Saddle @ Silverlake Lounge
The Capitalist Hippie Complex @ The Mint
Aimee Mann @ Largo