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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: Lykke Li, The Last Shadow Puppets, Spinto Band, The Western States Motel

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Friendly Fires will be playing tonight at the El Rey Theatre | Photo by Jonathan Worth via Friendly Fire's Myspace

Our Pick: Lykke Li, The Mae Shi, Grand Ole Party, Friendly Fires @ The El Rey Theatre

It's the first Monday of the month and thus we've got a bevy of new Monday Night Residencies. Local indie rockers the Western States Motel will be kicking things off at Spaceland. And WEAVE! will be embarking on their month-long residency at the Echo. Fresh off the heels of a record release party, LA-based the Monolators will grace the hole-and-corner Pehrspace. Delaware-based pop rock maestros the Spinto Band will be performing at the Echoplex with Scottish indie rockers Frightened Rabbit and one of our favorite local bands, Miniature Tigers (LAist Review). Lastly, Vancouver's own Mother Mother will be showcasing their disjointed yet entirely appealing tunes at the Silver Lake Lounge. But the lineup at the El Rey Theatre tonight is downright irresistible. Swedish songstress Lykke Li (LAist Review, #2) will be accompanied by not only SoCal mainstays the Mae Shi (LAist Interview, Review, #2) and Grand Ole Party (LAist Review, #2, #3), but also St. Albans own electro-pop act Friendly Fires (LAist Review).

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Friendly Fires - "Skeleton Boy"

The Western States Motel, Wrong Way Driver, Marching Band, 13th Hole @ Spaceland
Parts & Labor, Gowns, Terrors @ The Smell
Sean Carnage Presents: The Monolators, Pizza!, Kyle H Mabson, Zombelle @ Pehrspace
His Orchestra, Cracked Out, Mother Mother, February Fifths @ The Silver Lake Lounge (Free!)
Black Party Politics, The Big Booty Party, Joe K's Kid, Auto Erotic, That Noise @ Mr Ts Bowl
Travis Tritt @ The Henry Fonda Music Box
Spinto Band, Frightened Rabbit, Miniature Tigers @ Echoplex
Weave, Majestys, Warpaint, White and the Writing @ The Echo
Russell Brand @ Largo
Every Thursday, Combat!, Luna is Honey @ The Cocaine at Live Jazz
Mando Diao, We Barbarians, The Capshuns @ The Troubadour
Lykke Li, The Mae Shi, Grand Ole Party, Friendly Fires @ The El Rey Theatre
Magnetic Morning, Drew Andrews @ The Roxy
The Last Shadow Puppets, The Muslims @ The Mayan
The Faint, Dr. Doom, Yelle, Passion Pit @ Grove of Anaheim