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Tonight In Rock: Rise Against!, Ray Lamontagne, Whispertown 2000, Thanksgiving

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Whispertown 2000 will be playing tonight at the Echo | Photo by Autumn De Wilde via Whispertown 2000's Myspace

Our Pick: Whispertown 2000, Michael Runion @ The Echo (Early Show; 6 PM)

Tonight LA will be taken over by folk-driven rock. As you very well know, we already doled out the opportunity to witness the Experience Hendrix concert at the Greek Theatre. But Maine-based singer-songwriter Ray Lamontagne will be concluding a two-night stint at the Wiltern. And we never thought we'd find ourselves saying this, but Portland's own folk troubadour Adrian Orange, or rather Thanksgiving, will be performing at Echo Curio with experimental rockers White Fang. Also, our favorite children's show host Lance Rock will be taking over Amoeba Records on Sunset for a Yo Gabba Gabba! session of sorts. However, we suggest catching Whispertown 2000 (LAist Review, #2), who will be playing an early show at the Echo with another Rilo Kiley-related act, the Elected bassist Michael Runion.

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Whispertown 2000 - "Old Times"

Yo Gabba Gabba! featuring DJ Lance Rock and friends! @ Amoeba Music
The Bentleys, The Nixes, Tremellow, Je Suis Lyon, Phobos Y Lobos and more @ San Fernando Library Plaza (Early Show; 4:30 PM)
Whispertown 2000, Michael Runion @ The Echo (Early Show; 6 PM)
Part Time Punks Presents: Crystal Stilts, Cause Co-Motion
Thanksgiving, White Fang, Howardamb, Young Hunting @ Echo Curio
Rise Against!, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, The Gaslight Anthem @ Hollywood Palladium
Ray Lamontagne @ The Wiltern
The Shivers, Charlie Wadhams @ Tangier
Suicide Silence @ House of Blues Sunset
Oh My God @ The Mint
Experience Hendrix w/ Mitch Mitchell, Billy Cox, Buddy Guy and more @ The Greek Theatre
Flo Rida @ Key Club
Zach Hill, Auditory Aphasia @ Glasshouse Record Store