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Tonight In Rock: Wanda Jackson, Iron And Wine, White Lies, Cold War Kids

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Wanda Jackson will be performing tonight at the El Rey Theatre | Photo via Clash Music


Wanda Jackson will be performing tonight at the El Rey Theatre | Photo via Clash Music
Our Pick: Wanda Jackson w/ the Third Man house band feat. Jack White, Haunted George @ El Rey Theatre

Tonight South Carolina-bred folk maestro Iron and Wine will be performing for free, in-store at Amoeba Music in Hollyweird before taking on the Wiltern for two nights. English alternative rock trio White Lies, who recently released their sophomore endeavor, Ritual, are poised to take on the Troubadour with none other than local hard rock duo Giant Drag.

And, lastly, Long Beach-bred indie rock stalwarts the Cold War Kids (LAist Review, #2) will be taking on the Bootleg Theater with Grouplove in anticipation of their forthcoming third album, 2011's Mine Is Yours. But we strongly suggest heading over to the El Rey Theatre to catch Oklahoma-bred singer-songwriter Wanda Jackson, the First Lady of Rockabilly and America's first female Rock and Roll singer, who is touring in support of her latest Jack White-produced endeavor—2011's The Party Ain't Over.

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Wanda Jackson - "Whirlpool"

White Lies, Giant Drag @ Troubadour
Cold War Kids, Grouplove @ Bootleg Theater
Wanda Jackson w/ the Third Man house band feat. Jack White, Haunted George @ El Rey Theatre
Iron and Wine @ Amoeba Music (FREE!)
Kinch, The Californian, Risers, Free Camp @ Silver Lake Lounge
Cannoneers of the New Command, Tender Box, The Street and Babe Shadow, The Mo-Odds @ The Echo
The Fling, The Belle Brigade, Lucy Schwartz, Jenny O @ The Satellite
Former Ghosts, Whitman, Jon Barba, No Paws (No Lions) @ Pehrspace
Connie Lim, Jennifer Quiroz, Madame Recamier @ The Hotel Café
Pacific Hurt, Foster The People, LESANDS @ Detroit Bar