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Tonight In Rock: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Mogwai, Doves, O+S

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Mogwai

Mogwai will be playing tonight at the Orpheum Theatre | Picture via Mogwai's Myspace

Our Pick: Mogwai, Dead Meadow @ Orpheum Theatre

Tonight NY-based alternative rock trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs (LAist Review), among many other prominent rockers including hometown heroes Silversun Pickups (LAist Review, #2) and the Airborne Toxic Event (LAist Interview, Review, #2, #3, #4, #5), will be performing at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater for this year's edition of KROQ's famed "Weenie Roast" (LAist Review). English indie rockers Doves are poised to headline the Wiltern with none other than Massachusetts-based buzz band Wild Light (LAist Review). And, lastly, Birmingham's own indie-pop duo O+S will be gracing the Bootleg Theater. But we strongly suggest heading over to the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown to catch prolific Scottish post-rockers Mogwai. LAist favorites Dead Meadow are slated to kick things off.

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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.

Mogwai - "I Know You Are But What Am I?"

KROQ Weenie Roast y Fiesta w/ Weezer, Kings of Leon, Jimmy Eat World, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Rancid, Silversun Pickups, The Airborne Toxic Event, Cage the Elephant, White Lies, Asher Roth, Anberlin, Big B, Hollywood Undead @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Mogwai, Dead Meadow @ Orpheum Theatre $36.55
Doves, Wild Light @ The Wiltern $41.50 Advance / $35 Day of Show
O+S, Mia Maestro and Aaron Robinson @ Bootleg Theatre
Loney, Dear, Lights On, AM @ Spaceland $10
Giant Drag, The Icarus Line, Jonny Sculls @ The Troubadour $17
Flying Lotus @ Downtown Independent (251 S. Main Street)
A True Celebration of the Green Album w/ The Crabs (feat. member of Ozma) @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage) $7 Advance / $9 Day of show
The Brian Travis Band record release, Megan Jacobs, The Jane Does, The Brendan Hines, Karma @ The Hotel Café
The Blanks (Ted's band from Scrubs) @ Largo at the Coronet $25
Robin Holcomb & Friends @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
The Voyeurs @ Church of Fashion (3110 N. Broadway)
Grouch & Eligh, Afro Classics, Rootbeer @ Key Club $27
Wild Ginger Kitchen @ CineSpace
Cosio record release, Jenny O., Rose's Pawn Shop @ Bordello
Hang The DJs w/ Black Strobe, Rebotini @ Echoplex $10
Funky Sole @ The Echo (Free!)
Soulive @ Key Club $29
PROTECTME, Audacity, Numerators, F'N A! @ The Smell
Restavrant, Dirt Dress, Grand Lake, The Marquees, Wild Pack of Canaries @ Pehrspace
Claire Cronin, Brandon Intelligator, The Sheriffs, Jason Grier @ Echo Curio
Anthem of Silence, Terraplane Sun, Carousel Galaxy @ El Cid
Dorian Wood, Slings, Tommy Santee Klaws, Josh Hedlund @ Gallery 2023 (2023 S. Santa Fe Ave.)
Curt Smith @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Free Moral Agents @ The Prospector
Cornelius, Deerhoof @ Glass House (Canceled!)