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Tonight In Rock: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Datarock, War Tapes, Telepathe
Nite Jewel will be playing tonight at the Smell | Photo via Nite Jewel's Myspace
Our Pick: Telepathe, Abe Vigoda, Nite Jewel, Blue Jungle @ The Smell
Tonight Brooklyn-based soul/funk group Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will be performing at the Hollywood Bowl for the Playboy Jazz Festival. Norwegian electro-pop act Datarock are poised to headline the Key Club in Hollywood. And, lastly, local rockers War Tapes will be gracing the streets of Long Beach (Long Beach Blvd. & Broadway, to be exact) with Deep Sea Diver (LAist Review) among many other talented locals for 2009's Tour Des Artistes. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Smell in Downtown to catch synth-infused pop act Telepathe. LAist favorites Nite Jewel and Abe Vigoda slated to kick things off.
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.
Nite Jewel - "What Did He Say"
Datarock, Casxio, Jeff Cahill @ Key Club $15
Telepathe, Abe Vigoda, Nite Jewel, Blue Jungle @ The Smell
Playboy Jazz Festival w/ the Neville Brothers, Jon Faddis, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings @ Hollywood Bowl
Tour Des Artistes 2009 w/ War Tapes, Deep Sea Diver, Blank Blue, Tijuana Panthers, Summer Darling, Eugene & the 1914, Parade of Lights, Thinking Aloud @ Long Beach Blvd. & Broadway
Love at the Park Festival w/ PROTECTME, Blue Jungle, A.M., Catholic Combs, Mister Loveless, Gossip Tree, Dirt Dress, De Hombres, the Pocket Rockets @ Hollenback Park (St. Louis & 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90063)
The Soft Pack @ Lot 613 (613 Imperial St., Los Angeles; RSVP-Only)
Pwrfl Power, Naked Hearts, Cap Lori @ Origami Vinyl
The Felice Brothers, Willy Mason @ Troubadour $15
The Kris Special, Chuck Dukowski Sextet, Walk, Keith Morris (DJ Set) @ Echo Curio
Wendy and Lisa @ Largo at the Coronet
Brandon Rogers' record release w/ Ashleigh Haney, Melineh Kurdian, David Baron, Sara Haze @ The Hotel Café
JD Souther, Jill Sobule @ El Rey Theatre $26
Halloween Jack featuring Gilby Clarke, Eric Dover, Daniel Shulman and Muck featuring The Sweet Kill @ Spaceland $10
Smog Sessions w/ Joe Nice, XI, Juakali, The Spit Brothers, DLX, Kemst @ Echoplex
Funky Sole @ The Echo
Bolero, Pink Snowflakes @ The Prospector