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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba, tUnE-yArDs, Efterklang, Deakin

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Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba will be performing Saturday evening at the Getty Center | Picture via Bassekou Kouyaté's Myspace

Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba will be performing Saturday evening at the Getty Center | Picture via Bassekou Kouyaté's Myspace
This week New England-based experimental lo-fi musician Merrill Garbus, who performs under the pseudonym tUnE-YaRdS, will be gracing the Echo, warming up the stage for San Jose's own experimental art rock trio Xiu Xiu. Danish indie rockers Efterklang are poised to headline Spaceland. Avant-garde musician and founding member of Animal Collective Josh Dibb, otherwise known as Deakin, will be taking on a two-night stint at Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock. And, lastly, Mali-based musician Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba will be performing at the Getty Center for this week's edition of 'Saturday Nights at the Getty.'

Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba - "Amy (Featuring Zoumana Tereta)"


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She & Him, The Chapin Sisters @ Largo at the Coronet
Gonjasufi (DJ set), Gaslamp Killer, Main Frame @ Echoplex
Moonrats, Lawrence Arabia, Corridor, Skybombers @ Spaceland
The Delta Mirror, Pop Noir, Cannoneers, Tigers Can Bite You @ The Echo
Andy Clockwise, Marvelous Toy, Le Switch, Matt Ellis @ Troubadour
Seaspin, Crayon Fields, Washington, The Damn Sons, Bu\lue Skies For Black Hearts @ Silver Lake Lounge
The So So Glos, The Lovely Bad Things, Protect Me, Batwings Catwings @ Pehrspace
Jonneine Zapata, Children Colide, Viva City @ The Roxy
Gregory Page's record release, Nathan Kaye, Paul Dempsey, Lantz Lazwell @ The Hotel Café
Halina Larsson, Nema, The Tails @ Bordello


The Swell Season @ Largo at the Coronet
Efterklang, Sisu, 60 Watt Kid @ Spaceland
The White Stripes' Under the Great White Northern Lights screening @ Echoplex
The Union Line, Arrows, The Ross Sea Party @ Silver Lake Lounge
Spleen United, Terry Poison, Mad Planet @ The Echo
Reptet, Learning Music, Zoo @ Echo Curio
Knee High @ Bordello
The Mechanical Bride @ Hyperion Tavern
Mark Growden's record release, Break and Repair Method, Washington, Cosio @ The Hotel Café
Jokers of the Scene @ Arena
Golden State, Theft, The Caroline Movement @ Detroit Bar


Les Blanks, The Blasting Company, Francisco the Man @ Spaceland
Nina Storey, Brooke White, Tommy King, Zsuzsanna, Craig Gore @ The Hotel Café
Ollin's Annual St. Patrick's Day Tribute to The Pogues @ The Echo
King Size, Dead Country @ Silver Lake Lounge
Sick Puppies, Janus, Art of Chaos @ Troubadour
New Planets, Kazai Rex, Central Music, Banna Beag Mall, Media Orphan @ Mr. T's Bowl
Bad Religion @ House of Blues Anaheim


New Found Glory, Saves The Day, Hellogoodbye, Fireworks @ House of Blues Sunset
Xiu Xiu, tUnE-yArDs, Noveller @ The Echo
An Evening with Stephen Stills @ Henry Fonda Music Box
YNM Management's A Night at the Redwood w/ Shakey Graves, Jerkules, Drew
Stedman, Evan Vidar, Trout and Parrot, Alexander Cardinale @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Steve Carlson's record release, John Gold, Terra Naomi, Chris Trapper, Shaimus @ The Hotel Café
Wrong Way Driver, The Mallard, Names of Stars, Ovideo @ Spaceland
Gajah, Sirah, Michael Nhat, Halloween Swim Team @ Echo Curio
Ray Argyle, Feu, Confessions of a Corn Silo @ Silver Lake Lounge
Three 6 Mafia @ V20
Bad Religion @ House of Blues Anaheim


Donovan & Friends @ El Rey Theatre
Family Album, Haunted Tiger, Diving Bell @ Spaceland
High Places, Nite Jewel, Dunes @ The Echo
Early Dolphin's record release, The Spires, The French Semester @ Echo Curio
Lobstin, Jehovas Fitness, Watercolor Paintings, Ana Caravelle @ Pehrspace
The King Cheetah, The Swagger Sticks, The Cold Chills, Telemere Repair, AFG Must Rock, Plus Comedy and DJ Nancy @ Mr. T's Bowl
Meghan Smith, Eliza Rickman, Emy Reynolds, Freddie and Francine, Silent Star @ The Hotel Café
Brian Fallon, Joe Sib @ Troubadour
Fates Warning @ Avalon
Eugene & The 1914's record release, Fort Wife @ Fingerprints
West Indian Girl @ Saint Rocke


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Saturday Nights at the Getty w/ Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba @ Getty Center
Gomez, The Little Ones @ El Rey Theatre (SOLD-OUT)
Devil Makes Three, Old Man Markley @ Troubadour
Beth Hart & Jon Nichols @ The Echo
Shirley Rolls, Worker Bee, Hexam Heads, George Glass @ Spaceland
Jean Baudin, Constant Collection, Devin Sarno & G.E. Stinson @ Bootleg Theater
Skyler Stonestreet's EP release, The Quiet, Alyssa Suede, Ashley Matte, Diamonds Under Fire @ The Hotel Café
Mike Watt + His Missingmen, Beta Wolf @ Redwood Bar & Grill
The Fu Dogs, Fairlane, Failed To Victory, Courtesy Call, The B Sharps @ Mr. T's Bowl
Let's Paint TV, Flugeldar!!!, Mannlicher Carcano @ Echo Curio
Papermade Records Showcase @ Pehrspace
Torches in Trees @ Hyperion Tavern
John Digweed @ Avalon
Beyond Wonderland 2010 w/ Paul Van Dyk, Groove Armada (DJ Set), Caspa, Surkin, Goldie, Brodinski, AC Slater @ NOS Events Center (689 South E Street, San Bernardino)


Tears For Fears @ The Wiltern
Gomez, Family of the Year @ El Rey Theatre
Deakin, Drawlings @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock (2225 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles)
Mia Doi Todd, Mauricio Takara, Rebekah Raff Harp Ensemble @ Bootleg Theater
Hell Ya! Night w/ Music For Animals @ Spaceland
Part Time Punks w/ Frank Alpine, Killing Spree @ The Echo
Electric Jellyfish, The Black Apples, Young Hunting, The Coals @ Echo Curio