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Tonight In Rock: David Byrne, No Age, The Dandy Warhols, Deerhoof
The Parson Red Heads will be opening for the Henry Clay People tonight at Spaceland | Photo by Monica Medeiros via the Parson's Myspace
Our Pick: The Henry Clay People's Record Release Party w/ The Parson Red Heads, Downtown/Union, Le Switch @ Spaceland
There are far too many shows to tend to tonight. First and foremost, experimental musician/producer extraordinaire David Byrne and Brian Eno will be performing together at the Greek Theatre in support of their first collaboration in nearly 30 years, Everything That Happens Will Happen Today. LA locals No Age are slated to tear your ear drums apart at the dingy confines of the Smell. But why see them tonight when you can see them in exciting makeshift venues like the LA River or the Downtown Public Library? Devon Williams, yet another great LA-based musician, will be stopping by Echo Park's egalitarian start-up Echo Curio. The rather palatial Wiltern will be hosting the return of Portland legends the Dandy Warhols. Oddly enough, Brooklyn-based noise rockers A Place To Bury Strangers are set to kick things in motion. Our only recommendation is to make sure you bring ear plugs! And lastly, speaking of noise, we've got Deerhoof at the Avalon with local favorites the Happy Hollows. But we heavily endorse plopping down at Spaceland to enjoy your Friday night. The Henry Clay People will be ringing in their latest effort, For Cheap Or For Free, with an impressive bill of bands, including two of our favorite LA acts: the Parson Red Heads and Le Switch. It'll surely be all things to all people.
The Parson Red Heads - "Got It All"
David Byrne, Brian Eno @ The Greek
Indie 103 and Web in Front presents: The Henry Clay People's Record Release w/ The Parson Red Heads, Downtown/Union, Le Switch @ Spaceland
No Age, Gun Outfit, Urinals, Nodzzz, PROTECT ME @ The Smell
Devon Williams, Residual Echoes, Babl Bidjits, Man's Assassination Man @ Echo Curio
Nikka Costa, Pictures and Sound @ The El Rey
Club Underground presents: Love Grenades, Peachfuzz @ The Echo
Irregular Wine Tasting @ Echoplex
Isgood music & Squaregirls presents: Seasons, Queen Kwong, Master Slash Slave, Brutus Gets The Girl, Beastlee @ Mr T's Bowl
Jon Brion (Two Sets) @ Largo
Warpaint, God's Gang, Rainbow Arabia @ The Troubadour
Rancid, Manic Hispanic, Societys Parasites @ The Henry Fonda Music Box
Anavan, Ahab, Voice, Eustachian @ Pehrspace
The Dandy Warhols, A Place to Bury Strangers, Upside Down @ The Wiltern
Deerhoof, The Happy Hollows, Okay @ The Avalon
Jessica Fichot, Vagabond Opera, Falsetto Teeth @ Tangier
T.I. @ Key Club
Whispering Pines, Dustin Fire, Dirty Diamond @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Great Big Sea @ House of Blues Sunset
The Kronos Quartet @ Royce Hall
Restavrant @ Malibu Inn
Lagwagon, MXPX @ House of Blues Anaheim
The Black Lips, Mika Miko @ Detroit Bar
Cut Copy, The Presets @ The Glass House