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Week In Rock: Andrew Bird, Mirah, Cold Cave, Dios

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Mirah will be performing Sunday evening at the Bootleg Theater | Picture via Mirah's Myspace

Mirah will be performing Sunday evening at the Bootleg Theater | Picture via Mirah's Myspace
This week Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird (LAist Review) will be headlining USC's Bovard Auditorium. The City of Brotherly Love's own experimental synth-pop outfit Cold Cave are poised to take on the Echoplex with none other than Chicago-bred garage rock outfit Smith Westerns and local lo-fi pop act Best Coast. San Pedro-based indie rockers Dios (LAist Interview, Review, #2) will be ringing in their latest endeavor, 2010's We Are Dios, at the Troubadour with Signals (LAist Review) and the Henry Clay People (Review, #2, #3, #4) in tow. And, lastly, Portland-based pop-folk songstress Mirah will be gracing the Bootleg Theater.

Mirah - "Nobody Has To Stay"


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Teddy Thompson @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
Princeton, Le Switch, Wade Ryff & Friends, Adam Stern @ Spaceland (FREE!)
Red Arrow Messenger, Maxim Ludwig, He's My Brother She's My Sister @ Bootleg Theater (FREE!)
Useless Keys, Aushua, We Barbarians, Science @ The Echo (FREE!)
Gamble House, Horse Stories, Letting Up Despite Great Faults, La Font @ Silver Lake Lounge (FREE!)
Arrington De Dionyso’s Malaikat Dan Singa, Emily Lacy, Whoa Hunx, Peg Leg Love @ L'KEG Gallery
Peter Weiss, Josh Klinghoffer, Black Church @ Echo Curio
Foot Ox, French Quarter, Kevin Greenspon, W.H.I.T.E. @ Pehrspace
Ruby Friedman Orchestra, Sally Jaye, Melineh Kurdian, Driftwood Reunion Band @ The Hotel Café
Chris Shiflett, Audra Mae, Steve Soto @ Alex's Bar


Los Lonely Boys, Alejandro Escovedo, Carrie Rodriguez @ House of Blues Sunset
An Evening with Rickie Lee Jones @ Vista Theatre
Dios' record release, The Henry Clay People, Signals @ Troubadour
Clipse, Gift of Gab, Hottub, Mike Posner @ The Roxy
Mia Doi Todd, Farmer Dave Scher, Becky Stark, DJ Frosty @ Spaceland
Magic Kids, Pearl Harbor, Dunes @ The Echo
Ferraby Lionheart, The Sweet Hurt, John Gold, Dough Rollers @ Bootleg Theater
Lissie, Jay Nash, Right the Stars record release, Benjamin Winter, Chad Price w/ Drag the River Band @ The Hotel Café
Roll The Tanks, Hungry Angry Baby, Hello Dragon, Vanish Valley @ Silver Lake Lounge
Big Whup, Royalchord, Cheese on Bread @ Echo Curio
Ollin, Las Cafetera, Mentiras, Upground @ Echoplex
Congorock, 12th Planet @ Cinespace


Alkaline Trio, Cursive, The Dear and Departed @ House of Blues Sunset
The Watson Twins, Deep Sea Diver, Daisy McCrakin @ Bootleg Theater
Cold Cave, Avi Buffalo, Smith Westerns, Best Coast @ Glass House
Bob Schneider, Smile Smile @ Troubadour
Austin Hartley Leonard, Caitlin Crosby, Matt Hires, Jason Castro, Reni Lane @ The Hotel Café
Old Man Markley, Pine Box Boys @ The Echo
Club NME w/ Oh My Stars, I Hate Kate, Curtains For You, Summer Obsession @ Spaceland
Under the Asbury, Joshua Norton, Mason Reed, Diving Bells @ Silver Lake Lounge
Arrington de Dionyso's Malaikat Dan Singa, Corey Fogel, Infinite Body, Kevin Greenspon @ Echo Curio
The Here After Is Here, An American Starlet, Last American Buffalo @ Three Clubs
Lucy Schwartz, Asia Whiteacre @ The Mint


Medeski Martin & Wood @ El Rey Theatre
John Butler Trio, Charlie Mars @ Troubdour
Cold Cave, Smith Westerns, Best Coast @ Echoplex
Crooked Cowboy and the Freshwater Indians, Cairo Gang, Johnny O’Donnel and Famous Players, John Webster Johns @ The Echo
Imaad Wasif, Lou Barlow & The Missing Men, Avi Buffalo @ Spaceland
See Green, Ives the Band, Audrey Ryan @ Silver Lake Lounge
Fanfarlo @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
The Happy Hollows, Traps, Ps, Rare Grooves, Black Elephant @ The Smell
Sierra Swan, Ghost, The Strange Familiar @ The Viper Room
Brother Sal, Pete Bernhard, Kenneth Pattengale, Bikos, Nina Violet @ The Hotel Café
Harlem, Audacity, Blue Jungle, Cobalt Cranes, Cosmonauts @ L'KEG Gallery
Shoenberg Knife Fight Ensemble's record release, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Seasons, Garbaj Kaetz @ Echo Curio
Meshell Ndegeocello @ Largo at the Coronet
Chris Shiflett, Audra Mae @ LaBrie's (806 E. Colorado Blvd., Glendale)
Gestapo Khazi, Bare Wires, Dead Ghosts, Indian Wars @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Wartime Blues, La Font, Linda Vista, David Shane Smith @ Mr. T's Bowl
Tyler Hilton, Terra Naomi, King Washington @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
Wild Pack of Canaries, Dirt Dress, The Mystery Lights @ Alex's Bar


Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Justin Moore @ Staples Center
Randy Newman @ Royce Hall
P.O.S., Grieves with Budo, Dessa @ Troubadour
Fitz & The Tantrums, Pop Noir @ The Echo
Radars To The Sky, One Trick Pony, Mississippi Man, Rademacher @ Echoplex
Intronaut, Ancestors, Black Math Horseman, Mountain of California @ Spaceland
All Leather, Tera Melos, F'N A! @ The Smell
Old Toy Trains, Jubilee Singers, Subtle Selves @ Pehrspace
The 1921a, Susan James, Anny Celsi @ Cinema Bar
The Damselles, Insect Surfers, Reigning Monarchs @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
C-Horse, Rocking Horse People, The Lonesome Heroes, The Terrapin @ Echo Curio
Of Verona featuring Mandi Perkins with The Daylights and Angela Peterson, Alex Smith @ El Rey Theatre
Truth & Salvage Co., Jonah Matranga, Honeycombs' record release, Square on Square @ The Hotel Café
StirFry and the Hammerheads, Research Society, Six/&/Julian, The Franks, Tracy Dean and Jesus @ Mr. T's Bowl
Danny Chaimson and the 11th Hour @ Home Restaurant
The Damned @ House of Blues Sunset
The Blasters, John Doe, Rumble King @ Brixton


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Awakening w/ ATB, Infected Mushroom @ Hollywood Palladium
Andrew Bird @ Bovard Auditorium
Brendan Benson, Frank Fairfield @ Troubadour
Fanfarlo, April Smith & The Great Picture Show @ El Rey Theatre
The Entrance Band, Lights, Pocahaunted@ Bootleg Theater
VOICEsVOICEs playing as their alter-ego Gold Ether @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Harlem, Dante VS Zombies, J. Worthington Foulfellows @ Spaceland
Sarah Bettens, Clayton Senne, Meiko, Brandon McCulloch, & The Deadbirds @ The Hotel Café
Abby Travis, Wet & Reckless, Cosio, The 1921A, Wild Yaks @ Redwood Bar & Grill
The Eternal Triangle, Seasons, George Glass, Magick Orchids, The Transmissions @ Pehrspace
Chuck Dukowski Sextet, Insects vs. Robots, The Shrine, Voodoo Merchant @ Echo Curio
Fantastica Bastidas, Peg Leg Love, The Health Club, The Crystelles @ L'KEG Gallery
Milo's Favorite Music, Wires on Wheels, National Treasure, LovelyBones, Erik @ Mr. T's Bowl
The Briggs, Left Alone, Harmful If Swallowed, Majority Lost, Plexikill @ The Roxy
Bobot Adrenaline record release @ Alex's Bar


Mirah, Rachael Cantu, Morgan Meyn @ Bootleg Theater
Tony Lucca, Keaton Simons, Adrian Hibbs, Greening @ The Hotel Café
Sloan, Taylor Locke & the Roughs, The World Record @ King King (6555 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles)
Kicking Skunk, David Lee Paulson, Birds Beware @ Echo Curio
White Lung, Nu Sensae, Friendly Neighbors, NASA Space Universe @ The Smell
Lemon Sun, Maren Parusel, The Secret 6 @ Alex's Bar

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