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Tonight In Rock: Jon Brion, Grizzly Bear, Ben Kweller, Lovelikefire
Grizzly Bear will be playing Friday at the Wiltern and Saturday at the Troubadour | Photo by Lane Coder via Grizzly Bear's Myspace
Our Pick: Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic @ The Wiltern
Tonight, as always, local multi-instrumentalist/producer extraordinaire Jon Brion (LAist Interview, #2, Review) will be jamming with friends at the Largo at the Coronet. San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Ben Kweller will be headlining the El Rey Theatre with LAist favorites Local Natives (LAist Review). English/German indie rockers Art Brut are poised to conclude a three night stint at Spaceland with the Blood Arm (LAist Interview) in tow. And, lastly, San Franciscan indie rockers Lovelikefire will be gracing the Bootleg Theatre. But we strongly suggest doing whatever it takes to get into the Wiltern to catch Brooklyn-based indie rockers Grizzly Bear. Fellow Brooklynites Here We Go Magic 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 goes up every Sunday.
Grizzly Bear - "Two Weeks"
Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Todd Rundgren @ Club Nokia
Andre Rieu @ Nokia Theatre
Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic @ The Wiltern
Ben Kweller, Local Natives, Jones Street Station @ El Rey Theatre
Art Brut, The Blood Arm @ The Echo
Thieves Like Us, Esser, Todd Fink @ Echoplex
Lovelikefire, Spleen United, All Wrong and the Plans Change @ Bootleg Theatre
Emily Wells EP release w/ Andy Clockwise, Olin and the Moon, Y La Bamba, The Grizzly Owls @ The Hotel Café
Mere Mortals, Lower Heaven, Chief Nowhere, Black Kites @ Spaceland
Ninja Academy, Blastoids, UNSEXXY, David Liebe Hart and Adam Papagan @ Pehrspace
Goldiggers, Mister Loveless, Shayne Keator, Volts! @ The Smell
Bobb Bruno @ L’Keg Gallery
Jay Reatard, Thee Makeout Party / Digital Leather @ Alex's Bar