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Tonight In Rock: ABBA, The Zombies, Electric Daisy Carnival, Explosions in the Sky

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Simian Mobile Disco


Simian Mobile Disco will be playing tonight at the Coliseum | Photo via Simian Mobile Disco's Myspace

Our Pick: Electric Daisy Carnival w/ Groove Armada, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Benny Benassi, Kaskade, James Zabiela, Joaquin Bamaca, Vello Virkhaus, The Crystal Method, Infected Mushroom, Markus Schulz, Sander Van Doorn, Yoji, Cosmic Gate, Kyau & Albert, Roger Sanchez, Mark Farina, The Martinez Brothers, Tortured Soul, Dennis Ferrer, Andy Caldwell, Simian Mobile Disco, Diplo, DJ AM, Major Lazer, Will Bailey presents Bass Weazal, Bird Peterson, Kelevra, Eli Smith, Sharkslayer, DJ Hype, Andy C, Marky, Friction, LTJ Bukem, Subfocus, Mystical Influence, Sniper, DJ Fury, Hazen, GQ, Conrad, Daddy Earl, SP:MC, Dino, Question Mark @ L.A. Memorial Coliseum

Tonight there will be a tribute to the legendary Swedish pop group ABBA at the Hollywood Bowl. St. Albans-based English rockers the Zombies are poised to grace the Wiltern with none other than the Yardbirds, who are, of course, noted for starting the careers of three of rock's most famous guitarists: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page. Terry Lynn & John Hugo will be celebrating Jamaican music, performing songs from 2009's It Was Written at Loft Seven in Downtown. And, lastly, Austin-based instrumental rock outfit Explosions in the Sky (LAist Review, #2) will be performing at the Hollywood Palladium with local noise rockers No Age in tow. But we strongly suggest heading out to the Coliseum in Downtown to catch the final night of the 19th annual Electric Daisy Festival—the largest dance festival in North America, which could feature up to "200,000 dancing feet". LAist favorites Simian Mobile Disco are slated to headline.

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You can find these listings as well as the rest of the week's in our weekly Week In Rock post, which goes up every Sunday.

Simian Mobile Disco - "Off The Map feat. Jamie Lidell"

ABBA: The Tour @ Hollywood Bowl
The Zombies, The Yardbirds, The Spencer Davis Group @ The Wiltern
Electric Daisy Carnival w/ Groove Armada, Paul Van Dyk, David Guetta, Benny Benassi, Kaskade, James Zabiela, Joaquin Bamaca, Vello Virkhaus, The Crystal Method, Infected Mushroom, Markus Schulz, Sander Van Doorn, Yoji, Cosmic Gate, Kyau & Albert, Roger Sanchez, Mark Farina, The Martinez Brothers, Tortured Soul, Dennis Ferrer, Andy Caldwell, Simian Mobile Disco, Diplo, DJ AM, Major Lazer, Will Bailey presents Bass Weazal, Bird Peterson, Kelevra, Eli Smith, Sharkslayer, DJ Hype, Andy C, Marky, Friction, LTJ Bukem, Subfocus, Mystical Influence, Sniper, DJ Fury, Hazen, GQ, Conrad, Daddy Earl, SP:MC, Dino, Question Mark @ L.A. Memorial Coliseum
Explosions in the Sky, Eluvium, No Age @ Hollywood Palladium
VNV Nation, S.A.M., War Tapes @ Nokia Theatre
Telekinesis, The Boat People, One Trick Pony @ Echoplex
Rodriguez, Bright Black Morning Light, Glasser @ El Rey Theatre
Wendy and Lisa @ Largo at the Coronet
Judy Henske, Craig Doerge @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
The Old Ceremony @ Bootleg Theatre
Truth & Salvage Co., Leftover Cuties, Eliza Rickman, Sarah Siskind @ The Hotel Café
Moses Campbell, Pangea, Apple Orange, Tim Bayona @ The Smell
Funky Sole @ The Echo
Halloween Jack, Rocket @ Spaceland
Visa, The Dirty Diamond, The Cause, Magnus Hitch, Century Repeat @ Troubadour
Flock of Seagulls, Dramarama, When In Rome, Gene Loves Jezebel @ House of Blues Sunset
Lucy Walsh @ Room 5
Simone Says, Solar Wimp, Ask Alice, Hurt Model, Mad Planet @ Mr. T's Bowl
The Voyeurs, The Damselles, Black Sparrow Press, Battlehooch @ The Comic Bug (1807 1/2 Manhattan Beach Blvd.)
SummerShine Pop Fest 2009 w/ St. Christopher, Sea Lions, Catwalk, Thee Makeout Party, Bridgess and more @ The Art Barn (56 E. Thomspson St., Ventura)