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Tonight In Rock: Echo & The Bunnymen, Weezer, Islands, Kid Sister

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Islands will be performing tonight at the Troubadour | Picture via Islands' Myspace

Islands will be performing tonight at the Troubadour | Picture via Islands' Myspace
Our Pick: Islands, Jemina Pearl, Toro Y Moi @ Troubadour

Tonight legendary English post-punk outfit Echo & the Bunnymen will be headlining the Nokia Theatre in Downtown. LA-bred Grammy Award-winning alternative rockers Weezer (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) are poised to headline the Hollywood Palladium. And, lastly, Chicago-based rapper Kid Sister will be gracing the Echoplex with none other than Chicago's own DJ duo Flosstradamus and the Very Best, a fledgling musical amalgam comprised of London based production duo Radioclit and Malawi-bred crooner Esau Mwamwaya. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Troubadour to catch Québécois indie rock act Islands. LAist favorite Jemina Pearl, lead singer of acclaimed Nashville-based garage rock outfit Be Your Own Pet, is slated to kick things off.

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.

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Barry Manilow @ Hollywood Bowl
Echo & The Bunnymen @ Nokia Theatre
Weezer @ Hollywood Palladium
Tiger Army, The Peacocks, Miss Derringer @ The Wiltern
Daniel Johnston, SoKo, Hymns @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Islands, Jemina Pearl, Toro Y Moi @ Troubadour
Kid Sister, Flosstradamus, The Very Best, Totally Michael @ Echoplex
Abe Vigoda, These Are Powers, Mi Ami, Moses Campbell @ The Smell
El Ten Eleven, Two Years Before the Mast @ Bootleg Theater
La Santa Cecilia @ Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Hoots and Hellmouth, William Elliott Whitmore, Population Game's record release, Keziah Jones, Diamonds Under Fire @ The Hotel Café
Lemon Sun, Voxhaul Broadcast @ The Unknown Theatre (1110 Seward St., Los Angeles)
Frank Fairfield @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 2 PM)
Weave! @ Origami Vinyl (FREE!)
Kevin Smith @ Orpheum Theatre
United States of Electronica, Won Fu @ Spaceland
Michael Nhat's record release, Voice on Tape, Halloween Swim Team, Narwhal Party, ReDeMeR, Blue Tape Red Tape, Luna Is Honey @ The Vermont House (1515 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles)
Derek Jordan, Threadspinner, Fire Bug, Swordfights @ Mr. T's Bowl
Mad Gregs, Video, Native Fauna @ Echo Curio
Jeans Wilder, Magick, Orchids, Tan Dollar, Wonder Wheel @ L'KEG Gallery
Valient Thorr, Early Mann, Totimoshi, The Syncope Threshold @ The Viper Room
Bass Player LIVE! Concert @ Key Club
Jackson Browne, Tim Robbins, Ryan Browne, Miles Robbins @ The Actor's Gang (9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City)
Mike Watt and the Secondmen, Los Mysteriosos @ Alex's Bar
Dragonette @ Detroit Bar