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Tonight In Rock: Akron/Family, The Parson Red Heads, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, Learning Music

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Learning Music

Learning Music will be playing tonight at Machine Project | Picture via Learning Music's Myspace

Our Pick: Learning Music @ Machine Project (1200 D North Alvarado St.)

Tonight Pennsylvania-bred experimental folk rock outfit Akron/Family will be performing at McCabe's, joining forces with Ben Harper and Howlin' Rain (LAist Review) for a "Tribute to Chris Darrow." LA's finest pop rockers the Parson Red Heads (LAist Review, #2, #3) are poised to grace the Air Conditioned Supper Club in Venice. And, lastly, local indie rock act the Flying Tourbillon Orchestra (LAist Review, #2) will be headlining the Dakota Live Music Lounge in Santa Monica. But we strongly suggest heading over to Machine Project in Echo Park to catch the launch of Learning Music's Music Monthly, a collaborative, subscription based album-a-month series. Bring a small instrument and prepare to jam with the man behind Learning Music, soft-spoken virtuoso John Wood.

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Learning Music - "Short Tempered"

Busta Rhymes, U.N.I., Diz Gibran @ Club Nokia
Tribute to Chris Darrow w/ Akron/Family, Ben Harper, Howlin' Rain @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop (Sold-Out)
The Parson Red Heads, Flashing Red Lights, The World Record, One Trick Pony @ Air Conditioned Supper Club
The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, Calamity Magnet & Yearbook Pictures @ Dakota Live Music Lounge
Learning Music Monthly Launch @ Machine Project (1200 D North Alvarado St.)
Nick Jago, The Atlantic, David Shane Smith, Jessica Jay @ Spaceland
826LA's Battle of the Bands w/ Diamonds Under Fire, Dona Nicha, Eloise, Jack Fris Radio Choir, The Pity Party, Super Duper @ The Echo (Early Show; 3 PM)
Part Time Punks w/ Tyvek, Weave! @ The Echo (Late Show; 10 PM)
Blank Blue @ Space 15 Twenty
Silk Flowers, John Weise @ Echo Curio (Early Show; 2 PM)
Pocahaunted, Robedoor, Sun Araw, Super Minerals @ Echo Curio
Guitarded, Moment Trigger, Hi My Name Is Ryan, Uggamugga, Creekbird @ The Smell
Molly Jenson's Record Release w/ The Pawnshop Kings, Holly Conlan, Huntingfield, Ryan Baxley, Tongue and Groove @ The Hotel Café
Creepshow, Demonia, Nightmare Syndrome, The Returners, Howling Terror @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
New Maximum Donkey, Divisible, Costa Nova, Putnam Hall @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Shat, The Dolemite Project, Flatbush, Bruce Campbell, Hear Kitty Kitty @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge)
That Was Something, The Sophomore Attempt, Go Crash Audio @ The Mint
Dj Colette @ Vanguard
Letha Lungs @ The Palmer Room
Broke Till Thursday, Old Man Markley, Last Round Down @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
The Devils Orchestra @ Cinespace
Jane Monheit @ Catalina Bar & Grill
Blue Jungle, The Health Club, Dirt Dress @ The Que Sera