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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight In Rock: Thrice, The Books, Real Estate, Freelance Whales

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Freelance Whales will be performing tonight at the Echo | Picture via Freelance Whales' Myspace


Freelance Whales will be performing tonight at the Echo | Picture via Freelance Whales' Myspace
Our Pick: Fanfarlo, Freelance Whales @ The Echo

Tonight Irvine-bred heavy rock outfit Thrice will be headlining the Avalon with none other than Boston-based experimental rock act the Dear Hunter. NY's own experimental musical duo the Books (LAist Review) are poised to grace the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever. And, lastly, local indie rockers the Happy Hollows (LAist Review, #2, #3) will be taking on the penultimate night of their month-long residency at Spaceland with New Jersey-based psych-infused indie rockers Real Estate, One Trick Pony and Dios (Malos) (LAist Interview, Review, #2). But we strongly suggest heading over to the Echo to catch British indie pop quintet Fanfarlo (LAist Interview). LAist favorites, Queens' own indie pop buzz band Freelance Whales are slated to kick things off.

Freelance Whales - "The Great Estates"

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Papa Roach, Jet, Kill Hannah, Morningwood @ Club Nokia
The Books @ Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
The Happy Hollows, Dios, One Trick Pony, Real Estate @ Spaceland
El Perro Del Mar, Hecuba, The Parson Red Heads, Annie Stela @ The Hotel Café
Fanfarlo, Freelance Whales @ The Echo
Thrice, The Dear Hunter, Polar Bear Club @ Avalon
Mississippi Man, Whispering Pines, Olin & the Moon, Wake Up Lucid @ Silver Lake Lounge
Former Ghosts, Whitman, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Brother Mitya @ Pehrspace
[Post-foetus], Little Teeth, the1921a, Ray Brower @ The Smell
Queen Victoria, The Faraday Trippers, Dogwiper @ L'KEG Gallery
Fanfarlo @ Fingerprints (Early Show; 7 PM)
Pop Noir, The Polyamorous Affair, Blok! @ Detroit Bar