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Tonight In Rock: Patti Smith, Mos Def, Fruit Bats, The Parson Red Heads

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Citay will be performing tonight at Spaceland | Photo by Alissa Anderson via Citay's Myspace


Citay will be performing tonight at Spaceland | Photo by Alissa Anderson via Citay's Myspace
Our Pick: Fruit Bats, Citay, Extra Classic @ Echoplex

Tonight legendary Chicago-bred alternative rock singer-songwriter Patti Smith will be gracing the Hammer Museum. NY-based actor/MC Mos Def is poised to take on the Key Club in Hollyweird. And, lastly, local indie pop outfit the Parson Red Heads (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) will be performing at the Echo with none other than LA-based folk pop trio the Chapin Sisters. But we strongly suggest heading over to Spaceland to catch Portland-by-way-of-Chicago folk rock outfit Fruit Bats. LAist favorites, San Franciscan psych rockers Citay are slated to kick things off.

Citay - "Secret Breakfast"

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Patti Smith @ Hammer Museum
An Evening of Higher Consciousness w/ Poe, Ben Lee @ Club Lingerie
Mos Def @ Key Club
Saint Vitus live w/ Wino and specials guests Saviours, Totimoshi, Ancestors, Crowned By Fire @ Ultra Violet Social Club (2662 Lacy Street., Los Angeles)
Fruit Bats, Citay, Extra Classic @ Echoplex
The Mother Hips, Angela McCluskey, Fyfe Dangerfield and the Guillemots (Canceled!), Samuel Stewart @ The Hotel Café
The Parson Redheads, All Spots To Black, Social Studies, Chapin Sisters @ The Echo
Fishtank Ensemble, Diego's Umbrella, Jessica Fichot @ Spaceland
Abe Vigoda, Silk Flowers, Bronze, TEARIST @ The Smell
Jason Webley, Eliza Rickman @ Echo Curio
Ballerina Black @ Space 15 Twenty
The Golden Years, Johnny O'Donnell & A Cast of 1000s, Devon Williams @ L'KEG Gallery
Death Kit, Yours Til Death, The Half-Hearted @ Bootleg Theater
Jason Diaz, Wade Ryff, Zmed Brothers, Peppermint Wolf @ Silver Lake Lounge
HoneyHoney, The Truth, Get Back Loretta @ The Viper Room
Four Year Strong, Strike Anywhere, This Time Next Year, Title Fight @ Troubadour
Joe Brooks, Jason Reeves, Lisa Donnelly, Zsuzsanna @ The Roxy
Holland Greco, The Pimps of Joytime @ On The Rox at the Roxy
Natalia Lafourcade, Soy Disco @ Conga Room
Tasso, Barrio Tiger @ King King
Double Naught Spycar, Moris Tepper @ Taix Lounge
Wayne Hancock @ Amoeba Music (Early Show; 6 PM)
Lil Jon @ V20
The Clouds, Chris Milburn, Land n' Sea & Lexi Lee @ Viento Y Agua
Ras Kas, Hemp Hop, Colored Folk, J. Hook, Influential @ Cohiba