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Tonight In Rock: Femi Kuti, Circle Jerks, Juana Molina, Starfucker

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Starfucker will be playing tonight at the Smell | Photo by Joshua Pressman for LAist

Our Pick: Captain Ahab, Starfucker, Atole, Halloween Swim Team @ The Smell

Tonight award-winning Nigerian musician Femi Kuti will be headlining the Hollywood Bowl with Santigold (LAist Review) and Raphael Saadiq (LAist Interview). Legendary punk rockers the Circle Jerks are poised to perform at the Key Club. And, lastly, Argentine folk songstress Juana Molina will be gracing the Make Music Pasadena Festival, which is set to take place at a variety of venues across Old Town Pasadena, with none other than Portland-based singer-songwriter Mirah. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Smell in Downtown to catch Portland-based electro-pop act Starfucker (LAist Review, #2). LAist favorites Captain Ahab, Atole and Halloween Swim Team are all slated to share the tiny stage.

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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.

Starfucker - "Florida"

Femi Kuti and the Positive Force, Santigold, Raphael Saadiq @ Hollywood Bowl
Make Music Pasadena w/ Juana Molina, Quetzal, Mirah, Whispertown 2000, TETE, Red Molly @ 1 Colorado, Pasadena, CA
Captain Ahab, Starfucker, Atole, Halloween Swim Team @ The Smell
Trevor Garrod, Amy Correia, Christopher Fairman @ The Hotel Café
Grand Ole Echo w/ Steve Casper, Dave Gleason, Nicole Gordon @ The Echo
Venus Infers, Feelings Mutual @ Spaceland
Shellac, Arcwelder @ Echoplex
Part Time Punks @ The Echo
Circle Jerks @ Key Club
Chairlift @ Detroit Bar