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Tonight In Rock: Mayer Hawthorne, Tortoise, David Bazan, Big Whup

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David Bazan will be performing tonight at the Music Box | Picture via David Bazan's Myspace

David Bazan will be performing tonight at the Music Box | Picture via David Bazan's Myspace
Our Pick: David Bazan, mewithoutYou, Rubik @ The Music Box

Tonight LA-by-way-of-Michigan retro soul singer-songwriter Mayer Hawthorne will be gracing the Getty Center for this month's edition of 'Saturdays off the 405.' Iconic Chicago-based jazz-infused post-rockers Tortoise are poised to take on the Troubadour. And, lastly, local pop quintet Big Whup will be performing for free, in-store at Origami Vinyl. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Music Box to catch celebrated indie rock singer-songwriter David Bazan, who spent most of his formative years performing under the moniker Pedro the Lion. LAist favorites, Finnish indie rockers Rubik, who are touring in support of their second studio-album—2010's Dada Bandits—and Philadelphia-based experimental rock outfit mewithoutYou are slated to perform as well.

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.

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David Bazan - "Magazine (Live At Electrical Audio)"

Mayer Hawthorne - "Your Easy Lovin' Ain't Pleasin' Nothin'"

Tortoise - "It's All Around You"

Big Whup - "Cover My Eyes"

Playboy Jazz Festival 2010 @ Hollywood Bowl
Henry Rollins @ Largo at the Coronet
Saturdays Off the 405 feat. Mayer Hawthorne @ The Getty Center
Tortoise, Das Boton @ Troubadour
mewithoutYou, David Bazan, Rubik @ The Music Box
Murs, Sick Jacken, Nocando @ House of Blues Sunset
Greg Laswell w/ Brian Wright & Yellow Red Sparks, Elevaters w/ Quetzal Guerrero, So & So @ The Hotel Café
Michael Nhat, Big Whup, Moses Campbell @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Jason Heath & The Greedy Souls @ The Loft (5029 York Blvd., Highland Park)
Rose's Pawn Shop's record release, Old Man Markley @ Spaceland
The Tartans, Catwalk, Sea Lions, The Avocados @ The Smell
Oedipus, Cityzen, Evertheory, Random Ninjas, In Sepia @ Mr. T's Bowl
The Kris Special, My Flag Is On Fire, Oblio's Arrow, Walk @ Echo Curio
Miyavi @ Club Nokia