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Tonight In Rock: The Who, Van Morrison, Coheed And Cambria, The Dodos

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Starfucker will be playing tonight at Spaceland | Photo by Ingrid Renan via Starfucker's Myspace

Our Pick: Jeans Team, Starfucker @ Spaceland

Tonight legendary English rock band the Who will be stopping through the Nokia Theatre. Van the Man will be performing 1968's Astral Weeks in its entirety at the Hollywood Bowl once more. And, of course, Coheed and Cambria will be plowing through the third night of a series of shows at the Avalon in which they perform their catalog in its entirety—tonight they'll be revisiting 2005's Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness. SF-based buzz band the Dodos will be playing at the Echoplex with local blues-rock duo Restavrant. Lastly, LA-by-way-of-DC psych-rockers Dead Meadow will be checking into the Troubadour for a night of hazy riffs. But we strongly suggest heading over to Spaceland to see Portland-based Starfucker (LAist Review). The auspiciously-named electro-pop trio seized hold of the masses at this year's CMJ Festival in New York. Catch them before they're huge!

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The Who @ Nokia Theatre
Van Morrison Performing Astral Weeks @ Hollywood Bowl
The Blind Boys of Alabama @ Cal State University Northridge
Coheed and Cambria @ The Avalon
The Dodos, Restavrant, Dreamdate @ Echoplex
Dead Meadow, His Orchestra, The Moon Upstairs @ Troubadour
Scissors for Lefty, Voxhaul Broadcast, Killola, Vox Jaguars @ Knitting Factory
Jeans Team, Starfucker @ Spaceland
Miles Approach, Downtown Union, Dirt Dress @ Echo Curio
Dave Alvin & Friends, Greg Leisz @ Largo
Ellis Paul @ McCabe's
Brett Dennen, Robert Francis @ The Hotel Café
Letters to Cleo @ The Roxy
Castaneda EP Release @ On The Rox
Moses Campbell, The Widow Babies, Watercolor Paintings, Voice on Tape @ The Smell
Hawthorne Heights @ The Porch at House of Blues Sunset
Blank Blue, Damon Aaron @ The Prospector