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Tonight In Rock: First Aid Kit, Pacific Hurt, Big Whup, Shane Alexander

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First Aid Kit will be performing tonight at the Bootleg Theater | Photo by Johannes Helje via First Aid Kit's Myspace


First Aid Kit will be performing tonight at the Bootleg Theater | Photo by Johannes Helje via First Aid Kit's Myspace
Our Pick: When You Awake presents First Aid Kit, Samantha Crain, Whispertown 2000 @ Bootleg Theater

Tonight Santa Ana-based indie rockers Aushua, who have implemented a swift name change, calling themselves Pacific Hurt from here on out, will be taking on the Silver Lake Lounge with Fullerton-based garage rockers My Pet Saddle in tow. Local pop quintet Big Whup are poised to grace Spaceland. And, lastly, LA-based singer-songwriter Shane Alexander will be ringing in his latest endeavor at the Mint. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Bootleg Theater to catch First Aid Kit (Whispertown 2000 (LAist Review, #2)">LAist Review), a stripped-down, folk duo comprised of Swedish sisters who offer up some of the most saccharine harmonies you've ever laid ears on. LAist favorites Whispertown 2000 (LAist Review, #2) and Oklahoma-bred singer-songwriter Samantha Crain are slated to perform as well.

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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First Aid Kit - "Tangerine"

Pacific Hurt (formerly Aushua) - "No Harm Done"

Big Whup - "Cover My Eyes"

Shane Alexander - "Miles for Days"

When You Awake presents First Aid Kit, Samantha Crain, Whispertown 2000 @ Bootleg Theater
The Californian's EP release, HoneyHoney, Big Whup, Chloroform Days @ Spaceland
Pacific Hurt (formerly known as Aushua), My Pet Saddle, Black Apples, Sequins and Skeletons @ Silver Lake Lounge
Jeremy Dawson (DJ set), White Apple Tree, Buddy Akai @ The Echo
The Bullets' record release, The Bohunks, Ollin @ Troubadour
Rocket, The Damn Sons, Tommy & The High Pilots, Gossip Tree @ The Viper Room
Ruby Friedman, Bob Forrest & Zander Schloss, Jeremy Toback, Sonnet, Wheelhouse @ The Hotel Café
Rock/Style feat. DJ Stonerokk, Benny Cassette, Tara Ellis @ Drai's Hollywood
Beatmo, La Santa Cecilia, El Marauder, Octaviored, Infiel @ House of Blues Sunset
Shane Alexander's record release, Chris Pierce, Justine Bennett, Chris Laterzo @ The Mint
Jonny Lang @ The Grammy Museum
Burns @ Cinespace
3Oh3! @ Club Nokia
Le Switch @ The Prospector