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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: Mike Stinson, Alex & Sam, Julia Holter, Anavan

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Alex & Sam

Alex & Sam will be playing tonight at the Hotel Café | Picture via Alex & Sam's Myspace

Our Pick: Pwrfl Power, Naked Hearts, Cap Lori, Alex & Sam @ The Hotel Café

Tonight NY-based experimental rockers the Present will be headlining Spaceland with LA-based singer-songwriter Julia Holter in tow. Earlier in the day local Country troubadour Mike Stinson is poised to grace the Echo. And, lastly, local experimental electronic act Anavan will be helping Massachusetts' own Math the Band ring in their latest disc at the Smell. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Hotel Café to catch local jazz-infused pop duo Alex & Sam (LAist Interview, Review).

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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.

Alex & Sam - "Buy Your Side"

Bat For Lashes @ 3rd Street Promenade (RSVP Only; Early Show 3 PM)
Pwrfl Power, Naked Hearts, Cap Lori, Alex & Sam @ The Hotel Café
Playboy Jazz Festival w/ Kenny G, Patti Austin, Dave Holland Big Band, Quincy Jones Presents Alfredo Rodrigues @ Hollywood Bowl
The Present, Queens, Julia Holter @ Spaceland $8
Ear Pwr @ Space 15 Twenty (Early Show; 1 PM)
Grand Ole Echo w/ Mike Stinson, Dogweed, Elliot Randall, Bird and Moon @ The Echo (Early Show; 5 PM)
Avavan, Daniel Francis Doyle, Math the Band, That Ghost @ The Smell
Venus Infers, Something to Burn, The New Up, Useless Keys @ The Viper Room
1990s, The Entrance Band, Pop Noir @ Detroit Bar
Part Time Punks @ The Echo