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Tonight In Rock: Sunset Junction, Kings of Leon, Harvey Danger, The Matches

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Islands


Islands will be performing tonight at Sunset Junction | Picture via Hedonaut's Flickr

Our Pick: Sunset Junction Street Festival w/ Miss Deringer, War Tapes, Warpaint, Rumspringa, Nico Vega, The Submarines, The Delta Spirit, Islands, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Sa-Ra, Sly & Robbie, Dengue Fever @ Sunset Junction

Tonight Nashville-bred alternative rockers Kings of Leon will be taking on the Forum with Athens' own garage rock revivalists the Whigs. Seattle's own alternative rock outfit Harvey Danger will be performing at Largo at the Coronet. And, lastly, Oakland-based pop punk act the Matches will be performing their final show as a band in Los Angeles to a sold-out crowd at the Troubadour. But we strongly suggest heading over to Sunset Junction to catch the 29th year of the annual street fair that we all hold dear to our hearts: the Sunset Junction Street Fair. Local favorites Miss Derringer, War Tapes, Warpaint, Rumspringa, Dengue Fever and Nico Vega will be performing today, as well as prominent, national acts like the Submarines, The Delta Spirit, Islands, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Sa-Ra and Sly & Robbie.

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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.

Islands - "No You Don't"

Sunset Junction Street Festival w/ Miss Deringer, War Tapes, Warpaint, Rumspringa, Nico Vega, The Submarines, The Delta Spirit, Islands, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, Sa-Ra, Sly & Robbie, Dengue Fever @ Sunset Junction
Diana Krall @ Hollywood Bowl
Steely Dan @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Kings of Leon, The Whigs @ The Forum
Harvey Danger @ Largo at the Coronet
Everclear, The Aquabats @ Golden Bear Theatre (26101 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia)
The Matches, Neon Trees, Dizzy Baloon @ Troubadour
Sunset Junction After-Party w/ Benji Hughes, The Belle Brigade @ Spaceland
Panda, Division Minuscula @ The Wiltern
The Cult @ Club Nokia
Terra Naomi, Jay Nash & Tony Lucca, The Fresh, Horse Thieves, Shannon Curtis @ The Hotel Café
Ramana Vieira, Fabiano Do Nascimento & Trioganico @ Bootleg Theatre
Eagle and Talon, Video, and very special guests @ Echo Curio
Kid Infinity, Mega Wand, ASSS, E&E @ L'KEG Gallery
Former Ghosts, Casey and Brian, Cristopher Cichocki, Puppy Dog @ The Smell
Seasons' EP release, Odd Modern's EP release, Manhattan Murder Mystery's EP release, The Health Club @ Pehrspace
Lamps, Drunkdriver, Bilpolar Bear, Shoot It Up @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Malbec, I Will Never Be the Same @ The Roxy
Epicenter 2009 w/ Tool, Linkin Park, Alice In Chains, Wolfmother, Atreyu, Atmosphere, Hollywood Undead, Street Sweeper Social Club, Aesop Rock, Sonny @ Pomona Fairplex
Dios, Los Mysteriosos, Bella Novela, Juanita and the Rabbit @ Alex's Bar
Babasónicos, Ceci Bastida @ House of Blues Anaheim