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Tonight In Rock: Shearwater, The Watson Twins, The Living Sisters, Kenneth Pattengale

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Shearwater will be performing tonight at Spaceland | Picture via Shearwater's Myspace


Shearwater will be performing tonight at Spaceland | Picture via Shearwater's Myspace
Our Pick: Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships @ Spaceland

Tonight, or rather early today, local country-infused folk, twin-sister duo the Watson Twins (LAist Review, #2, #3) will be making an appearance near the Bruin Bear statue at UCLA for the LA Times' Festival of Books. the Living Sisters—a triumvirate of venerable female troubadours, which includes Inara George, Becky Stark, and Eleni Mandell—are poised to grace the Bootleg Theater with none other than pseudo-super group Black Prairie, which of course includes three moonlighting members of the Decemberists. And, lastly, local singer-songwriter Kenneth Pattengale will be performing a very special, collaborative set at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Mon Mon with folk singer-songwriter Joey Ryan. Although we strongly suggest heading to the aforementioned show, we highly recommend heading over to Spaceland to catch Austin-bred indie rockers Shearwater, who will be performing in support of their latest—2010's The Golden Archipelago. LAist favorites, Baltimore-based folk rock duo Wye Oak (LAist Interview) and Lawrence's own Hospital Ships.

Shearwater - "Runners of the Sun"

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The Watson Twins - "Calling Out"

The Living Sisters - "Double Knots"

Kenneth Pattengale - "Charlie (Solo)"

The Bloody Beetroots, Steve Aoki, Rifoki, Sidney Samson, Destructo @ Hollywood Palladium
The Watson Twins @ Etc. Stage at UCLA (Near Bruin Bear statue; Early Show - 12 PM)
Josh Rouse @ Largo at the Coronet
Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships @ Spaceland
Joey Ryan, Kenneth Pattengale @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Black Prairie, The Living Sisters, Paige, Dora, Liv and Lindsay @ Bootleg Theater
The Quiet's record release, The Steelwells, White Lights, Uncle Daddy, Scott Simons @ The Hotel Café
The Spires, The French Semester, Divisadero, The Lunch Club @ Pehrspace
Ninja Academy, The Health Club @ HM157 (3110 N. Broadway Ave., Los Angeles)
Aaron Dilloway, The Haters, Pedestrian Deposit, Monsturo, Chambers @ The Smell
The Dharma Bums, The Richard Ramirez Beatdown, Aftergloam, The Jew Cocks, Schoenberg Knife Fight Ensemble @ American Legion Post 206 (227 N. Avenue 55, Highland Park)
Them Novus, When Planets Align, The Wallburds, Satellite Crush, Typical Situation @ Mr. T's Bowl
Yoshitake Expe, Matthewdavid, Samuel Partial @ Echo Curio
Jennifer Knapp, Pawnshop Kings, Assembly of Dust @ The Mint
Marcy Playground @ Key Club