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Tonight In Rock: Jay-Z, Kings of Leon, Anberlin, The Locust

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Army Navy will be playing tonight at the Echo | Picture via Army Navy's Myspace

Our Pick: Army Navy CD Release Event w/ The Henry Clay People @ The Echo

There's something for everyone tonight in LA. The big event of the night is, of course, the illustrious Brooklyn-bred rapper Hova performing at the newly-renovated Palladium. But we know that there are a lot of unfortunate souls who missed out on buying tickets to this sold out spectacular. So, Nashville rockers Kings of Leon will be stopping by the Nokia Theatre with Brooklyn-based indie rock band We Are Scientists and Montreal's the Stills. Jacksonville-based Black Kids will be laying down syncopated dance beats at the Mayan with NY indie heartthrobs the Virgins and LA locals Voxhaul Broadcast. And, lastly, if you're looking for grindcore and strange masks, then head on over to see San Diego's the Locust at the Smell. But we suggest camping out at the Echo with local indie greats the Henry Clay People and Army Navy, who will celebrating the release of their 2008 self-titled debut.

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Army Navy - "Saints"

Jay-Z @ Hollywood Palladium (Sold Out)
Kings of Leon, We Are Scientists, The Stills @ Nokia Theatre
Hearts of Palm UK CD Release Party w/ Obi Best, The Sweet Hurt @ El Cid
Black Kids, The Virgins, Voxhaul Broadcast @ The Mayan
Anberlin, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, Straylight Run, There For Tomorrow @ The Avalon
The Locust, The Chinese Stars, Awesome Brothers @ The Smell
Juliette Commagere, Polyamorous Affair, @ Tangier Restaurant
Free Moral Agents, 2echs Marquise @ The Airliner
Heavy Water Experiments, Ghost Machinists, Vatican Radio, Lovely Bones @ Mr T's Bowl
Magic Mirror, Cuchillo @ 3 of Clubs
The Atma, Mothers Sons, New London @ The Silver Lake Lounge
Army Navy CD Release Event w/ The Henry Clay People @ The Echo
Juliette Commagere, Mevansa, The Polyamorous Affair, Kelly Rudick @Tangier Lounge
The Rumble Strips, Birdmonster @ Spaceland
Total Chaos @ Safari Sam's
Dub Club @ Echoplex
Dead Ponies @ Redwood Bar (Free!)
John C. Reilly's Variety Show @ Largo at the Coronet
Ryan Calhoun @ The Hotel Cafe
Helios Creed's Chrome, Savage Republic, Secret Society Of The Sonic Six, VV Morgue, Death Party @ The Knitting Factory
Jackie Greene, Carney @ The Troubadour
The Atma @ Silverlake Lounge