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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: The Swell Season, Broken Bells, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Crystal Antlers

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Broken Bells will be performing tonight at the Troubadour | Picture via Broken Bells' Myspace

Broken Bells will be performing tonight at the Troubadour | Picture via Broken Bells' Myspace
Our Pick: Broken Bells @ Troubadour (SOLD-OUT)

Tonight the Swell Season, an indie folk duo formed by Irish musician Glen Hansard and Czech singer and pianist Markéta Irglová, will be performing at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Mon Mon. Local psych-infused indie rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (LAist Interview) are poised to conclude their three-night stint at the Echoplex. And, lastly, Long Beach natives Crystal Antlers (LAist Review) will be taking on the Smell in Downtown. But we strongly suggest selling your body (or your time, whichever way you look at it) to get into the Troubadour to catch Broken Bells—the brainchild of the Shins front man James Mercer and producer/musician extraordinaire Danger Mouse.

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.

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Broken Bells - "October"

Broken Bells, Dot Hacker @ Troubadour (SOLD-OUT)
The Swell Season @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Kidrockers w/ The Watson Twins, Choir of Young Believers @ The Echo (Early Show; 12 PM)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Thousand Dozen Gloves @ Echoplex
Geographer @ Cinespace
Part Time Punks w/ Blessure Grave, Twin Crystals, Random Cuts @ The Echo (Late Show; 10 PM)
Crystal Antlers, Beaches, Love Of Diagrams, Sun Araw @ The Smell
Gun Outfit, Dunes, Residual Echoes, So Many Wizards @ Echo Curio
Sabertooth Tiger, Memory, Tremellow @ Spaceland
Aussie BBQ w/ Henry Wagons, Pets With Pets, Sherlock’s Daughter, Cassette Kids, Washington, Dappled Cities, Oh Mercy, Paul Dempsey, Children Collide, Goons Of Doom, City Riots, The Chevelles @ The Echo (Early Show; 12 PM)
Planet Asia @ The Airliner
Real Vocal String Quartet @ Bootleg Theater
Kat Parsons, Kristen Ward, Emily Elbert, Drifwood Reunion Band, Whispering Pines @ The Hotel Café