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Tonight & This Week in Rock: The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra

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Hunter of The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra who play tonight at Silverlake Lounge | Photo via their MySpace

As mentioned yesterday, after a busy weekend of music festivals, this week has no shortage of bands to see. Flight of the Conchords, who play this weekend, usually draw huge buzz, but with Green Day's Foxboro Hot Tubs hitting town for their first tour, fans are lining the streets for exclusive only-buy-in-person tickets for tonight's show at The Roxy.

If you can't get into that, the Silverlake Lounge will be happening with new local bands fully endorsed by many of the local music blogs. And of course, big meta shout out to LAist Contributor Simone Snaith of The Fast Sails who play tonight at the Bordello.

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Tonight
Babasonicos @ El Rey
The Muslims @ La Cita
Foxboro Hot Tubs @ Roxy
The Police, Elvis Costello @ Hollywood Bowl
Django James and the Midnight Squires @ Key Club
Eleni Mandell, Mia Doi Todd, Chapin Sisters @ Silent Movie Theatre (info here)
Brendan James, Chrissy Depauw, Jes Hudak, Hana Pestle @ Hotel Cafe
The Fast Sails @ Bordello Bar (featuring LAist contributor Simone Snaith!)
Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Monolators, Santina, Jellmunekita @ Mr. T's Bowl
Everybody Else, William Tell, We Shot the Moon, Lido Beach, The Summer Set @ Troubadour
The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, Vaudeville, Sarah Woods, Jake Blanton (feat. Wendy of The Sweet
Hurt) @ Silverlake Lounge

Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Lizz Wright @ Roxy
The Like @ Club 86
Foxboro Hot Tubs @ Alex's Bar
The Police, Elvis Costello @ Hollywood Bowl
The Swayback, The Billionaires @ Spaceland
Superdrag, Kay Hanley @ The Troubadour
Mates of State, Biirdie @ Music Box/Henry Fonda
Ludacris, Tommy Lee @ Greek Theatre (Griffith Park Benefit)
Voxhaul Broadcast, Saint Motel, Ride on Rides @ Viper Room
Abe Vigoda, Parenthetical Girls, PWRFL POWER, AU @ The Smell
Meiko, Jessie Malin, Dito Montiel, Christine Smith, Heather Waters @ Hotel Cafe
White Rabbits, The Happy Hollows, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson @ The Echo

Thursday, May 29, 2008
Jamie Lidell @ El Rey
Ariel Pink @ The Echo
West Indian Girl @ Temple Bar
uperdrag, Kay Hanley @ Troubadour
Thrice, Pelican, Circa Survive @ Avalon
Ladytron, Datarock @ Music Box/Henry Fonda
R.E.M., Modest Mouse, The National @ Hollywood Bowl
The Happy Hollows, Forcefield ON, The Meemies @ Alex's Bar

Friday, May 30, 2008
Nightmare of You @ Knitting Factory
Datarock, Mr. White, Devyn C @ Detroit Bar
The Like, BlackBlack @ 6th Street Warehouse
Flight Of The Conchords @ Orpheum Theatre
Ladytron, Datarock @ Music Box/Henry Fonda
Beirut, The Brunettes, Devon Williams @ Wiltern
The Fiery Furnaces, Grand Ole Party @ Spaceland
Crystal Antlers, Unwed Sailor, Sybris @ Cafe Mariposa
Iron Maiden, Anthrax @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Die Rockers Die, Mospeada, Bastidas, Michael Naht @ pehrspace
The Why Because, VxPxC, On Holiday, Shimomitsu @ Echo Curio
Greg Laswell, Anya Marina, Val Emmich, Kelly Dalton @ Hotel Cafe