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Tonight In Rock: Jon Brion, The Bad Plus, Robert Francis, Oliver Future

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The Bad Plus

The Bad Plus will be playing tonight at the Mint | Picture via the Bad Plus' Myspace

Our Pick: The Bad Plus, Wendy Lewis @ The Mint

Tonight local producer/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Jon Brion (LAist Review) will be jamming with friends at Largo at the Coronet. LA-bred singer-songwriter Robert Francis (LAist Interview) is poised to perform at Home Restaurant. Although we recommend going merely for the images, the second night of Exposure, a local photography exhibition which takes place at Meet Mix Mogul, boasts performances by One Trick Pony, the Voyeurs (LAist Interview) and the Monolators (LAist Review, #2). And, lastly, LA-by-way-of-Austin indie rockers Oliver Future will be gracing Spaceland. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Mint to catch avant-garde jazz trio the Bad Plus. They will be joined by vocalist Wendy Lewis to perform songs from their forthcoming disc of covers, 2009's For All I Care.

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The Bad Plus - "Lost of Love (Live in Berlin 04/22/06 Bootleg)"

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Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Robert Francis @ Home Restaurant (Free! At the new Home on Riverside)
The Bad Plus, Wendy Lewis @ The Mint
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Oliver Future, Dirty Sweet, He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister @ Spaceland
Kath Bloom, Little Wings, Mia Doi Todd, Lee Baggett @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop
Mago De Oz @ Hollywood Palladium
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Armored Saint, Death Angel @ Key Club
The Daylights, The Pleasant Return @ House of Blues Sunset
Rats, Orlando Greenhill, Donut, Rafe Mandel @ The Smell
Paging Beto, Custom Made Scare, The Memphis Kings, Dale Peterson @ Redwood Bar & Grill
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Kevin Saunderson @ Avalon
Pedestrian, Nevertree, Until June, Tim Bader, Civalis @ The Hotel Café
Amy Loftus @ Room 5
Clementine @ Crane's Hollywood Tavern
The Soul of John Black @ Cafe Boogaloo
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Automatic Loveletter, A Cursive Memory, Tickle Me Pink, Kyle & Natalie @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Asylum Street Spankers @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub (8 PM Sold-Out; 10:15 PM Late Show added)
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Check In The Dark, Chris Mouch Band @ El Cid
Carletta Sue Kay, Fauxfoe, Dorian Wood @ Pehrspace
Better Talk Now, Million Kids, Landfill, Gary 84, Blitzkatz, Carnage Asada @ Relax Bar
Brian Buckley Band @ PLAY!
Jac @ The Joint
Tightrope @ San Pedro Brewing Company
Slavic Soul Party! @ Air Conditioned Supper Club
Deep 6 Holiday, eENIK @ Good Hurt Club
Fat City Reprise, Opus Dai @ O'Brien's Irish Pub
Wild Ginger Kitchen, Jason Health and the Greedy Souls, Day of the Outlaw, The Widows, The Middle Class @ Mr T's Bowl
Bob Burns and the Breakups @ Hot Topic in Glendale
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The Spinners @ The Grove of Anaheim
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