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Tonight In Rock: Aretha Franklin, Electric Daisy Carnival, Jon Brion, Papercuts

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Thievery Corporation


Thievery Corporation will be playing tonight at the Coliseum | Photo by Andrzej Liguz via Thievery Corporation's Myspace

Our Pick: Electric Daisy Carnival 2009 w/ Thievery Corporation, Paul Oakenfold, ATB, Fedde Le Grand, Eddie Halliwell, Aly & Fila, Vello Virkhaus, STS9, Shiny Toy Guns, Boys Noize, Fake Blood, Shinichi Osawa, Le Castle Vania, Computer Club, Foamo, C-Town, Dieselboy, The Upbeats, Evl Intent, Ewun, Infiltrata, Mayhem, Demo, Spktrm, Hazen, Subflo, Deco, Messinian, Dino, Question Mark @ L.A. Memorial Coliseum

Tonight Detroit-based soul singer Aretha Franklin, otherwise known as the "Queen of Soul," will be headlining the Hollywood Bowl. As always, local multi-instrumentalist/producer extraordinaire Jon Brion (LAist Interview, #2, Review) is poised to jam with friends at the Largo at the Coronet. If you're into classic guitars used by legendary musicians (Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, among others), then head on out to Guitar Center in Hollywood to catch the Guitar Center Legends Collection & Vintage Road Show—open to the public for a mere two days. And, lastly, San Franciscan indie rockers Papercuts will be performing at the Echo with none other than Port O'Brien and Sam Champion guitarist Sean Bones (LAist Interview) in tow. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Coliseum in Downtown to catch the 19th annual Electric Daisy Festival—the largest dance festival in North America, which could feature up to "200,000 dancing feet". LAist favorites Thievery Corporation are slated to headline day one.

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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.

Thievery Corporation - "Shadows of Ourselves"

Electric Daisy Carnival 2009 w/ Thievery Corporation, Paul Oakenfold, ATB, Fedde Le Grand, Eddie Halliwell, Aly & Fila, Vello Virkhaus, STS9, Shiny Toy Guns, Boys Noize, Fake Blood, Shinichi Osawa, Le Castle Vania, Computer Club, Foamo, C-Town, Dieselboy, The Upbeats, Evl Intent, Ewun, Infiltrata, Mayhem, Demo, Spktrm, Hazen, Subflo, Deco, Messinian, Dino, Question Mark @ L.A. Memorial Coliseum
Aretha Franklin @ Hollywood Bowl
Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Papercuts, Port O'Brien, Sean Bones @ The Echo
Two Sheds, The Traditionist, Line and Circle, Old Lumps @ Spaceland
Ben Nichols @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
ANAVAN vs. The Press Fire!, Wet Dreams vs. Neon Navajo, Laco$te vs. I.E., Not The Government vs. Bastidas @ The Smell
Pterodacdudes, AM, Gestapo Khazi, Audacity @ L'KEG Gallery
Brad Robertson traPs, Ps My Pet Saddle @ Pehrspace
Freddy Fudd Pucker, Temple of Bon Matin, Kevin Greenspon, Elroy Leroy, Video @ Echo Curio
Carbon Leaf, Trevor Hall @ The Roxy $15
Infected, K Davis and the Have Nots, Dead Lazlo's Place, Terrorize Your Kids, The Stains @ Mr. T's Bowl
Until June, Ryan Calhoun, Clare Means, Julie Neumark, Erica Driscoll @ The Hotel Café
Three Bad Jacks, Viva Hate, Old Man Markley, No Dice, Moonshine @ Troubadour
After Midnight Project @ Key Club
The Wanteds, Shiloe, Par Avion @ Silver Factory Studios
Ceci Bastida @ Bootleg Theatre $10.73