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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: MGMT, John Doe & Exene, Happy Birthday, Still Flyin'

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Still Flyin' will be performing tonight at the Smell | Picture via Still Flyin's Myspace

Still Flyin' will be performing tonight at the Smell | Picture via Still Flyin's Myspace
Our Pick: Signals, Rare Grooves, Still Flyin', Heller Keller @ The Smell

Tonight Brooklyn-based neo-psych rockers MGMT will be headlining the Greek Theatre with NY-based electro-funk act Francis and the Lights. John Doe & Exene, two members of the formidable LA punk rock band X, are poised to grace the Autry National Center of the American West with none other than the Living Sisters—a triumvirate of venerable female troubadours, which includes Inara George, Becky Stark, and Eleni Mandell. And, lastly, Vermont-based indie rock trio Happy Birthday, who ever so famously signed by Sub Pop less than six months after recording (not releasing) their first studio-album, will be gracing Spaceland with LA-based garage rock outfit Dirt Dress and Fullerton-based garage rockers My Pet Saddle in tow. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Smell in Downtown to catch San Franciscan indie pop supergroup Still Flyin', ringing in their yet-to-be-released EP—2010's A Party In Motion. LAist favorites, Signals (LAist Review), the phoenix to rise from the ashes of the Mae Shi (LAist Interview, Review, #2) are slated to perform as well.

Still Flyin' - "Bull Riff"

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MGMT - "Hot Love Drama"

The Living Sisters - "Double Knots"

Happy Birthday - "Girls FM"

Fergie @ King King
MGMT, Francis And The Lights, Helios Creed @ Greek Theatre
John Doe & Exene, The Living Sisters @ The Autry National Center of the American West
Happy Birthday, Residual Echoes, Dirt Dress, My Pet Saddle @ Spaceland
Tyrone Wells, Kelly Dalton, Freddie and Francine, Andrew Belle, The Indecent @ The Hotel Café
The Secret History, Sweater Girls, Waterlaso @ The Echo
Mahjongg, Mikki and the Mauses, Garbaj Kaetz @ Bootleg Theater
Eastern Conference Champions, Sol Giant, Links @ Space 15 Twenty
Theophilus London @ Standard Hollywood
Rademacher @ Casey's Iris Bar & Grill
Signals, Rare Grooves, Still Flyin', Heller Keller @ The Smell
Woolen, French Ship, Seasons, Slumber Beast @ Unknown Theater (1110 Seward Street, Los Angeles)
Shirley Rolls' Video Release, C-Horse, BROWN IRISH, Mountain Animal Hospital @ Pehrspace
Son Ark, Coyote, Franklin Music School, Kings Road, Broken Numbers Band, Sunshine Factory @ Mr. T's Bowl
Kacey Johansing, Honeycomb, Nightmare & the Cat, Kandyce and the Killdozer @ Echo Curio
Hypernova, The Yellow Dogs, Action Design @ Troubadour
Lil' Kim @ Key Club
Juke Cartel, Darling Stilettos, Leah Turner, Moon Taxi @ The Viper Room
Tita Lima @ California Plaza (FREE! Early Show; 12 PM)
Pepe Aguilar @ Gibson Amphitheater
Wounded Lion @ Grandstar Jazz Club
Pocho Sanchez @ Vitello's Jazz Club
Lords of Acid, My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult @ Club Nokia
Dan Navarro @ McCabes Guitar Shop
The 3 Heads @ Saint Rocke
5th Annual Battle for Warp Tour 2010 @ The Glass House
Cypress Hill, Slightly Stoopid @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Glen and the Sunshine Gang @ House of Blues Anaheim