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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, The Donkeys, Harlem, Orgone

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti will be performing tonight at the Echoplex | Picture via Ariel Pink's Myspace

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti will be performing tonight at the Echoplex | Picture via Ariel Pink's Myspace
Our Pick: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Magic Kids, Puro Instinct @ Echoplex

Tonight San Diegan retro 60s rock act the Donkeys will be headlining Spaceland with Foreign Born side-project Big Search in tow. Austin-based garage rockers Harlem are poised to grace the Echo with Echo Park's own psych-rockers Black Apples and Audacity. And, lastly, local funk troupe Orgone will be performing for free at noon in the heart of Downtown at California Plaza. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Echoplex to catch lo-fi, psychedelic pop maestros Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, who recently released their ninth studio-album—2010's Before Today. LAist favorites, local lo-fi pop trio Pearl Harbor, who are currently operating under the moniker Puro Instinct, and Memphis-bred orchestral pop outfit Magic Kids are slated to kick things off.

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - "Bright Lit Blue Skies"

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The Donkeys - "In The Morning"

Harlem - "Friendly Ghost"

Orgone - "Funky Nassau (Beginning Of The End)"

Yes, Peter Frampton @ Greek Theatre
The Wailers @ Hollywood Park
Jordin Sparks w/ Kate Voegele @ Club Nokia
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Magic Kids, Puro Instinct @ Echoplex
The Donkeys, Big Search, Chapel of Thieves, The Bumpers @ Spaceland
Harlem, Black Apples, Audacity @ The Echo
Sky Parade's record release, Shine Brothers, Black Nite Crash @ Bootleg Theater
Music in the L.A. Zoo: World Music Night feat. John Bilezikjian, The Marieve Harrington Band, Marisa Kosugi, "Cui Cui" Rangel, Incendio, Paddy's Pig, Espino, Masanga Marimba @ Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Orgone @ California Plaza (FREE! Early Show; 12 PM)
Rademacher @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
Saccharine Trust, Saturn, Rare Grooves, The Real Noriegas @ The Smell
National Treasure, Interstate 3, The Six Shooters,Tahiti Shuttle Experiment @ Mr. T's Bowl
Tyrone Wells, Ed Rhee & Yellow Light Go, HoneyHoney, So & So @ The Hotel Café
Avery Watts, Recover South, Bastard Chairs of China, Bratana @ El Rey Theatre
Trans-Kunt-Inental @ The Roxy
Bobby Long, He is We, Trouble Over Tokyo @ Troubadour
VoicesVoices @ Synchronicity
Banda Cuisillos w/ Pancho Barraza @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Hydrovibe @The Viper Room
Peter Case @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Anti Christ Demon Core @ The Glass House
CJ Ramone @ Galaxy Theatre