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Week In Rock: Bon Iver, CocoRosie, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Telefon Tel Aviv

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CocoRosie will be performing Monday at the Henry Fonda Music Box | Photo by Brian Buchard via CocoRosie's Myspace


CocoRosie will be performing Monday at the Henry Fonda Music Box | Photo by Brian Buchard via CocoRosie's Myspace
This week Wisconsin-bred folk singer-songwriter Justin Vernon, otherwise known as Bon Iver (LAist Review), will be performing at the Wiltern with none other than Durham's own Megafaun and by himself at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Local indie rockers Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are poised to take on not only the El Rey Theatre, but the Abbot Kinney Music Festival later on in the week as well. Telefon Tel Aviv, a Chicago-based experimental electronic duo that experienced the unexpected passing of one of its two members—Charles Cooper—at the beginning of the year, will be making a triumphant return to Spaceland. And, lastly, French "freak folk" outfit CocoRosie will be headlining the Henry Fonda Music Box.

CocoRosie - "God Has A Voice"

Monday

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CocoRosie, Katie Stelmanis @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Saint Motel, Lemon Sun, Army Navy, Red Wire Black Wire @ Spaceland (FREE!)
The Icarus Line, Golden Years, Moonrats, Omodaka @ Silver Lake Lounge (FREE!)
Leslie and The Badgers, Doug Paisley, The Street and Babe Shadow, Amanda Jo Williams @ The Echo (FREE!)
Erin McCarley, Landon Pigg @ Troubadour
The Blind Boy Paxton and Frank Fairfield Show @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Alex Band, Juke Cartel, Brandon Stanley, Melissa Mccleland @ The Hotel Café

Tuesday

The Watkins Family Hour @ Largo at the Coronet
Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, LA Ladies Choir, Frank Fairfield @ El Rey Theatre
IO Echo, Funeral Party, Rainbow Arabia, Har Har Superstar @ Troubadour
Pink Mountaintops, The Pack A.D., Xu Xu Fang @ The Echo
Chris Garneau, Soko, Penelope Fortier, Meaghan Smith @ Bootleg Theater
The 88, Extra, Adeline & The Philistines, AM @ Spaceland
Seaspin, Damn Sons, Lost Libraries, White Arrows @ Silver Lake Lounge
The Health Club, Downtown/Union, Barrio Tiger @ Juanita's Restaurant and Bar
"Where The Action Is" record release w/ Jackie DeShannon, Danny Hutton, P.F. Sloan, Keith Allison, The Peanut Butter Conspiracy, The Standells @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
The Ropes, Happy Birthday Secret Weapon, Young Hunting, Blackbird and the Feathered People @ Echo Curio
Nina Storey, Joe Firstman, Sam and Ruby, Thrift Store Cowboys, Pam Shaffer & the Librarians @ The Hotel Café
Stab City, Jesse Deluxe, Bastidas, The Tulsa Skull Singers @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Heavy Water Experiments, Dream Tigers, Space Wars @ Dakota Live Music Lounge

Wednesday

Britney Spears @ Staples Center
Crosby, Stills & Nash @ Greek Theatre
"Ooh La L.A. Festival" w/ Sebastien Tellier, Gonzales, Cocoon @ Henry Fonda Music Box
"The Songs of Cy Coleman" w/ Jill Sobule, Sara Watkins, Perla Batalla, Julianna Raye @ The Grammy Museum
Amazing Baby, The Entrance Band, Night Horse @ Troubadour
Slavic Soul Party!, Killsonic @ The Echo
Club NME w/ The Lonely Forest @ Spaceland
Mary Anne Hobbs @ The Airliner
One Eskimo, Haley Bonar, Boh Runga, Piers Faccini @ The Hotel Café
Garland, John Carpenter, Rye Douglas Band @ Silver Lake Lounge
La Santa Cecilia 2nd Year Anniversary @ La Cita
Harper Simon, Annie Stela @ Largo at the Coronet
Hop-Frog Kollectiv, MLuM, Ain Soph Aur @ Viento Y Agua (4007 E. 4th Street, Long Beach)

Thursday

Pet Shop Boys @ Greek Theatre
Laura Pausini @ The Wiltern
"Ooh La L.A. Festival" w/ Hollywood Mon Amour, Emilie Simon, The Dø @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Noisettes @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7:30 PM)
Sondre Lerche, JBM @ Troubadour
The Get Up Kids, Pretty & Nice, Youth Group @ Avalon
Better Than Ezra, Sherwood, Josiah Leming @ House of Blues Sunset
Titus Andronicus, The So So Glos, Radars To the Sky @ The Echo
One Eskimo, The Ivy Walls, Square On Square @ Spaceland
Orgone @ Westfield Century City (10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Century City)
Mister Loveless, Blue Jungle, The Monolators, UV Lights @ L'KEG Gallery
Correatown, Grizzly Owls, Map @ Echo Curio
Jennifer Knapp, Phillip Larue, Terraplane Sun, Bryan Master, Trevor Menear @ The Hotel Café
East West Quintet @ Bootleg Theater
The Flametrick Subs @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Vanaprasta, Actress, Hott Mess, Kingsize, London To Tokyo @ Silver Lake Lounge
Living Colour @ Key Club
Dillinger Four, Riverboat Gamblers, The Arrivals, Toys That Kill @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Free Moral Agents, On Blast, Mode @ Alex's Bar

Friday

Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Bon Iver, Megafaun @ The Wiltern
Autolux, Mini Mansions @ El Rey Theatre
Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Rocco Deluca @ Orpheum Theatre
Rain Machine @ The Echo
Telefon Tel Aviv, The Race @ Spaceland
Portugal. The Man, Drug Rug @ Troubadour
Manic Street Preachers @ Avalon
Dead Man's Bones @ Bob Baker's Marionette Theater
"Ooh La L.A. Festival" w/ Brodinski, The Shoes, Jamaica aka Poney Poney @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Jogger, John Ruf and The Tuffingtons @ Bootleg Theater
Om, Lichens, Tweak Bird @ Echoplex
Ezra (Gowns), Captain Ahab, Mattress @ L'KEG Gallery
Lemon Sun, Red Arrow Messenger, Gavin Castleton, Gardening Not Architecture, One Trick Pony, Kelli Ruddick @ The Hotel Café
Blankett, Missincinatti @ Pehrspace
PROTECTME, Shark Toys, Woah Hunx, Pearl Harbour @ The Smell
The Faraway Places, Ramble Scramble, The Health Club @ Mr. T's Bowl
Mike Watt & His Missingmen, The Pork Dukes, Disguster @ Redwood Bar & Grill
The Motion @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
Sylvia Juncosa Band, Backbiter, Neurotics, We Should Be Dead, Crystelles @ American Legion Hall (227 N. Avenue 55, Highland Park)
Iris DeMent @ McCabe's Guitar Shop

Saturday

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Tarfest 2009 w/ The Deadly Syndrome, Eskimo Hunter, The Polyamorous Affair @ El Rey Theatre
Cotton Jones, Oliver Future, Quiet Life @ Spaceland
The Hills Are Alive With The "Sing-A-Long Sound Of Music" @ Hollywood Bowl
Billy Talent @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Chris Dallman EP release, Jim Hanft, Wires in the Walls, Sara Azriel, Jared Goode and the Goods @ The Hotel Café
Two Years Before The Mast, Of The Horizon @ Bootleg Theater
The Karabal Nightlife, Shirley Rolls, The Hard To Get @ Echo Curio
Cobalt Cranes record release @ L'KEG Gallery
Drool Brothers record release, Pom Pom, Heavy Water Experiments, Monogroove, The Thingz @ Mr. T's Bowl
Yann Novak & Will Long, Mem 1, Sublamp, Help is On the Way @ Pehrspace
Trevasuras, La Cholita @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Miss Kittin & The Hacker, Alter Ego @ Avalon
Nocturnal Festival 2009 w/ The Glitch Mob, Paul Oakenfold, Christopher Lawrence, Treasure Fingers, Switch, Drop The Lime and many more @ NOS Events Center (689 South E Street, San Bernadino)
Kid Koala @ Detroit Bar

Sunday

Bon Iver @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
The Dodos, The Ruby Suns, Sian Alice Group @ El Rey Theatre
!!!, Indian Jewelry @ Troubadour
Abbot Kinney Music Festival w/ Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, Eskimo Hunter, The Parson Red Heads, Chief, Dios, The Damselles @ Abott Kinney and Venice Blvd.
"Grand Ole Echo" w/ Tony Gilkyson, Dave Gleason @ The Echo
2nd Annual Longhair Illuminati Arts & Music Festival w/ Tweak Bird, Warpaint, VOICEsVOICEs, Jel & Odd Nosdam, Living Suns, Blank Blue, 60 Watt Kid, DJ Nobody, Slang Chickens, Spirit Vine, Casket Salesmen, Green & Wood and more @ Knitting Factory (All Club)
Kid Koala @ Key Club
Chickenfoot, Queensrÿche @ Gibson Amphitheatre