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Tonight In Rock: Franz Ferdinand, Matt & Kim, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Crocodiles
Crocodiles will be performing tonight at Spaceland | Picture via Crocodiles' Myspace
Our Pick: Crocodiles, Graffiti Island, Pens @ Spaceland
Tonight Scottish rockers Franz Ferdinand will be headlining the Hollywood Palladium. Brooklyn-based indie pop duo Matt & Kim will be performing to a sold-out crowd at the El Rey Theatre with none other than Philadelphia's own rapper/singer Amanda Blank. And, lastly, Omaha-bred Americana act Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band will be taking on the Echoplex with Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter Kurt Vile and Swedish psych rockers Dungen. But we strongly suggest heading over to Spaceland to catch San Diegan garage rockers Crocodiles. London-based trios Graffiti Island and Pens are 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 (generally) goes up every Sunday.
Crocodiles - "I Wanna Kill"
Franz Ferdinand @ Hollywood Palladium
Matt & Kim, Amanda Blank @ El Rey Theatre (Sold-Out)
Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Dungen, Kurt Vile @ Echoplex
Pete Yorn, Zee Avi, J.D. King @ Henry Fonda Music Box
The Watkins Family Hour @ Largo at the Coronet
Crocodiles, Graffiti Island, Pens @ Spaceland
The Dirtbombs, The Sermon, Jail Weddings @ The Echo
Woods, Best Coast, Garbaj Kaetz, LA Fog @ Echo Curio
Premiere Screening and DVD Release Party of: "Live at The Smell" @ Downtown Independent Theater (251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles)
Gary Wilson & the Blind Dates, DâM-FunK and Master Blazter, James Pants & the Royal Zodiac, Weave!, DJ Bruce Haack @ Bootleg Theatre
Kate Earl, Jane Lui, Huntingfield, Model K, Joy Williams @ The Hotel Café
Ryan Bingham and The Dead Horses, Jonny Burke @ Troubadour
Victim Vision, Future Ghost, Dirt Dress, Les Bicyclettes Blanches @ Silver Lake Lounge
U-N-I, '87 Stick Up Kids @ The Roxy
CC. Sheffield, David Labrel, Leslie Stevens, T.J. Lemiux @ The Standard (8300 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles)
The Dead Weather, Tyvek @ The Glass House
Cake @ Pomona Fox Theater
Lila Downs, Very Be Careful @ Santa Monica Pier
Devendra Banhart @ House of Blues Anaheim
Deerhunter @ Detroit Bar