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Tonight In Rock: Madonna, Linda Ronstadt, TV On The Radio, Coheed And Cambria

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TV on the Radio will be playing tonight at the Wiltern | Picture via TV on the Radio's Myspace

Our Pick: TV on the Radio, Dirtbombs @ The Wiltern

Talk about a show explosion! Tonight Madonna will be entertaining the masses at Dodger Stadium. NY-based rock band Coheed and Cambria (LAist Review) will begin a series of shows at the Avalon in which they play each of their four albums in their entirety—tonight they'll be revisiting 2002's The Second Stage Turbine Blade. Local blues-rock band Rumspringa (LAist Review) will be playing at the Viper Room for the Day of the Living Party. And just about every music blogger and their mother will be in attendance at 3 of Clubs tonight, where SF natives Birds & Batteries and the Blacks will be performing. But the real tough choice of the night is between the Happy Hollows' (LAist Review, #2) EP Release Event at the Echo and TV on the Radio (LAist Review) at the Wiltern. The former certainly affords a bevy of superb lesser-known acts, like LBC's the Soft Hands and our personal favorite, Austin-by-way-of-Dallas the Strange Boys (LAist Review, #2). However, we can't deny the latter's latest effort, 2008's Dear Science. So head on over to the Wiltern to catch the buzzworthy Brooklyn-based indie rock quintet.

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TV on the Radio - "Dancing Choose (Prefuse 73 Remix)"

Madonna @ Dodger Stadium
Linda Ronstadt, Mariachi Los Camperos de Nati Cano @ Royce Hall
TV on the Radio, Dirtbombs @ The Wiltern
Coheed and Cambria @ Avalon
Death By Stereo @ Key Club
The Watkins Family Hour, Matt Costa, Ben Lee @ Largo
Ingrid Michaelson, Newton Faulker, David Ford @ El Rey Theatre
The Blacks, Birds & Batteries, The Yelling @ 3 of Clubs
Squaregirls Presents: The Black Kites, Health Club, Thailand, Avi Buffalo @ The Scene
Day of the Living Party: Saint Motel, The Ringers, Rumspringa, The Cheat @ The Viper Room
Terra Naomi, Tiff Randol, Denison Witmer, Lach, Matt Lowel @ The Hotel Café
The Happy Hollows EP Release Event w/ The Soft Hands, Die Rockers Die, The Strange Boys @ The Echo
Kenneth Ishak @ Silverlake Lounge
The Deserters @ The Troubadour (Free!)
Respect @ The Echoplex
Filter Presents: West Indian Girl, Casxio, Hearts of Palm UK, Roll The Tanks, DJ TK Disko @ Spaceland
Fig 8 Slo-Mo, Virginia City Revival, Psychostar, Inazuma, Vatkin Radio @ Mr Ts Bowl
Gregory John McIlvaine, Homesick Elephant, Deepakalypse, The Peculiar Pretzelmen @ Hyperion Tavern
Old Crow Medicine Show @ The Henry Fonda Music Box
Banyan, Soccermom, Boyhitscar @ Air Conditioned Lounge
Go West Young Man, Correatown, You Me & Iowa, Davin Givhan, Kenneth Ishak @ The Silver Lake Lounge
Free Moral Agents @ Alex's Bar
Venus Infers, The Coral Sea, Free Lions @ Detroit Bar
Local Natives, Tiger Bitch, Good Ole War, The Union Line @ The Gypsy Lounge