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Tonight In Rock: Chris Thile, Black Mountain, Radars To The Sky, Learning Music

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Lower Dens will be performing tonight at the Bootleg Theater | Photo via Lower Dens' Myspace

Lower Dens will be performing tonight at the Bootleg Theater | Photo via Lower Dens' Myspace
Our Pick: Black Mountain, Lower Heaven @ Bootleg Theater

Tonight former Nickel Creek member, virtuosic Oceanside-bred mandolin player Chris Thile will be gracing Largo at the Coronet. Local indie rockers Radars to the Sky (LAist Review, #2, #3) are poised to ring in their debut disc, 2010's Supra / Infra at Spaceland. And, lastly, local prolific songwriter John Wood, who performs under the pseudonym Learning Music, will be continuing his residency at Echo Curio. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Bootleg Theater to catch Canadian psych rock troupe Black Mountain, who are poised to release their third studio-album—2010's Wilderness Heart— via Jagjaguwar this coming September. LAist favorites, Baltimore-based quartet Lower Dens are slated to kick things off.

Black Mountain - "Old Fangs"

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Lower Dens - "Holy Water"

Chris Thile - "Heart In A Cage (The Strokes Cover)"

Radars to the Sky - "Mirror"

Learning Music - "Nature's Cup"

Sunset Strip Music Festival 2010 feat. Filter, Purple Melon and more @ Various venues along the Sunset Strip (between Doheny Dr. and Crescent Heights Blvd.)
Relax To Paris, The Ivy Walls, Flight From Above, The Broken Column @ Troubadour
Chris Thile @ Largo at the Coronet
Juliette Commagere, Papercranes, Luke Rathborne, Estelle Raskina @ The Echo
Black Mountain, Lower Heaven @ Bootleg Theater
Radars to the Sky's record release, Death To Anders, Smokers in Love & surprise guest @ Spaceland
Vaud & the Villains, Lil Gizzelle, RT N the 44's @ Echoplex
Incan Abraham's EP release, The Lonely Wild, The Shade @ Silver Lake Lounge
Learning Music, Gals, Forgetmenauts @ Echo Curio
Very Be Careful, La Santa Maria, Concepto Tambor, Amuzia @ Air Conditioned Supper Club
Hayley Taylor's record release, Josh Tatum, Scott Doherty, Pablo Signori, Taylor Carson @ The Hotel Café
The Hold Steady, Jaill @ The Glass House