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Tonight In Rock: Your Guide To NYE '09

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The Blood Arm will be playing tonight at the Echo | Photo via the Blood Arm's Myspace

Our Pick: The Blood Arm, We Are The World, Eddie Argos (DJ Set) @ The Echo

Tonight LA has its fair share of NYE options. French Rumba Flamenca outfit the Gipsy Kings are slated to headline the newly renovated Conga Room (LAist Review). Long Beach-bred rapper Snoop Dogg is poised to flow at the House of Blues Sunset. Legendary alternative rockers Stone Temple Pilots will be performing at Club Nokia in Downtown. Showtune maestros Pink Martini are gearing up for two gigs, one early, one late, at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Bob Marley's backing band the Wailers will be jamming at the Roxy. Santa Barbara-based folk rockers Toad the Wet Sprocket will be rocking out at the Canyon Club. Israeli trance outfit Infected Mushroom are set to headline the Hollywood Palladium. Little Radio will be throwing a NYE extravaganza at the Bank with Ariel Pink, Crystal Antlers, Restavrant and Port O'Brien. And, lastly, local indie rockers the Henry Clay People and the Happy Hollows will be coming through Spaceland. But from the bevy of options we strongly suggest heading over to the Echo to party with the Blood Arm. The rollicking quartet will surely kick the New Year off with a bang.

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And if you're looking to dance, then check out LAist contributor Caleb Bacon's suggestions for tonight!

The Blood Arm - "Suspicious Character"

Gipsy Kings @ Conga Room
Stone Temple Pilots @ Club Nokia
Snoop Dogg @ House of Blues Sunset
Pink Martini @ Walt Disney Concert Hall (Early Show & Late Show)
The Wailers @ The Roxy
Toad the Wet Sprocket @ Canyon Club
Infected Mushroom, Flosstradamus @ Hollywood Palladium
Ariel Pink, Crystal Antlers, Port O'Brien Restavrant, The Natives, Kutmah & more @ The Bank (401 Main St.)
The Blood Arm, We Are The World, Eddie Argos (DJ Set) @ The Echo
LA Riots, Mattie Safer, Congorock, Dances with White Girls, Them Jeans @ Viper Room
The Henry Clay People, The Happy Hollows, The Pity Party @ Spaceland
Low End Theory Presents: Themselves, Free Moral Agents, Blank Blue, Samiyam, Ras G, Thavius Beck @ Airliner
Nico Vega @ The Vogue Theatre
The Living Suns, My Pet Saddle @ Club Moscow
Marathon New Years w/ Smiling Face Down, Cinderella Motel @ 3 of Clubs
Halloween Swim Team Record Release Party w/ Travisaurus @ Vermont House (1515 S. Vermont Ave)
Giant Maximus Presents: Moby DJ set, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Paul Oakenfold, Mark Farina, Marques Wyatt, Mickey Avalon, Dirt Nasty @ 8th and Figueroa
Not Not Fun Records, Crops and Rawbers @ Echo Curio (Free!)
Gears, Paging Beto, Controllers, Beat Killers, Shoot It Up @ Mr. T’s Bowl
Cubenesis @ The Mint
Pepe Aguilar @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Wayne Hancock, Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, Bob Wayne @ Safari Sam’s at the Regent
Dub Club New Years with Ranking Joe @ Echoplex
Together As One w/ Armin Van Buuren, Deadmau5, Pendulum & more @ Los Angeles Sports Arena