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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: CocoRosie, Blitzen Trapper, Dum Dum Girls, Tame Impala

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Tame Impala will be performing twice this week, once at Spaceland and once at the Silver Lake Lounge | Photo by Richard Kelly for Sup Mag

Tame Impala will be performing twice this week, once at Spaceland and once at the Silver Lake Lounge | Photo by Richard Kelly for Sup Mag
This week French "freak folk" outfit CocoRosie will be headlining the Orpheum Theatre in support of their latest endeavor—2010's Grey Oceans—with none other than LA-based rapper Busdriver (LAist Review, #2) and Sao Paulo's self-proclaimed purveyor of tropical punk, Cibelle. Portland's own experimental rock sextet Blitzen Trapper (LAist Interview) will be headlining the El Rey Theatre with Seattle-based folk rock quartet the Moondoggies. Local garage pop quartet Dum Dum Girls are poised to take on the Echo as a part of their reunion tour with San Diegan garage rockers Crocodiles (LAist Inteview) in tow. And, finally, Australian psych rock quartet Tame Impala will be making their LA debut: not only performing once at Spaceland, opening up for Echo Park's own electro dance duo Rainbow Arabia, but also headlining the Silver Lake Lounge in support of their studio debut—2010'sInnerspeaker.

Tame Impala - "I Don't Really Mind"

CocoRosie - "God Has A Voice"

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Blitzen Trapper - "Black River Killer"

Dum Dum Girls - "Throw Aggi (Black Tambourine cover)"


Concrete Blonde, Flametal, Shok @ Henry Fonda Music Box Theater
One Eskimo @ Largo at the Coronet
Anjulie @ Bardot (RSVP Only)
We Barbarians, Rumspringa, Kissing Cousins, Stone Darling @ Spaceland (FREE!)
Rainbow^Arabia, Gary Wilson & The Blind Dates, Tame Impala, Weave! @ The Echo (FREE!)
Line and Circle, The Minor Canon, HT Heartache, Wet & Reckless @ Silver Lake Lounge (FREE!)
First Ever Hotel Comedy Night feat. Neal Brennan, Ian Bagg, Brent Weinbach, Josh Haness, Steven Benaquist, Amy Dresner + more; Music by Nikki Lynn Katt & Zachariah & The Lobos Riders @ The Hotel Café
Cold Mold, Vulture, Fuckass, Treasure Mammal, Jamuel Saxton @ Pehrspace
New Music Monday feat. Buzz or Howl, Daryl Shaun + guests @ Echo Curio


Taking Back Sunday, Rufio @ The Wiltern
Blitzen Trapper, The Moondoggies @ El Rey Theatre
The Parson Red Heads, Wheelhouse, Ghost Kings, Goldenboy @ Spaceland
Tame Impala, White Arrows, Bowery Beasts @ Silver Lake Lounge
Nicole Simone's record release, Sam Bradley, Grouplove, Tim Williams @ The Hotel Café
Johnny O'Donnell's Pratfall Effect, Mack Winston and the Reflections, Dante VS Zombie @ The Echo
The Gracious Few, Royal Bliss @ Troubadour
Saint Vitus, Stone Axe @ The Viper Room
The Submarines @ Detroit Bar


Hot Hot Heat, Voxhaul Broadcast, 1, 2, 3 @ Bootleg Theater
Sally Seltmann, Jasmine Ash (Canceled!)
Damien Jurado, Kay Kay and His Weathered Underground, Hi Ho Silver Oh, Tenlons Fort @ Spaceland
Oona, Bullet and Snowfox, Big Moves @ Silver Lake Lounge
Golden State, The Break and Repair Method, John Lefler, The Wandering Bears, The Western Front @ The Hotel Café
60 Watt Kid, White Arrows, DJ Dirty Diaz, Death At Space Camp @ The Viper Room


Gulf Coast Benefit feat. Kaki King, Ben Lee, Carina Round, Rachael Cantu, The Silver Lake Chorus @ The Mint
Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles, Dunes, Soft Healer @ The Echo
Also I Like To Rock feat. Saint Motel, Kitten @ Hammer Museum
Year Long Disaster, Waxy, Open Hand, Solare @ Spaceland
The Foreign Resort, Tigers Can Bite You, Dreamtiger, Space Waves @ Silver Lake Lounge
Batwings Catwings, I.E., Luna Is Honey, Michael Nhat, Kid Infinity @ Echo Curio
Tiny Little, Ostrich Eyes, Disciple of Saturn, Plasma Center @ The Smell
B-Kids, The Legion of Dumb, Anesthetic Frank, Cosmonots @ Mr. T's Bowl
Gary Jules, Garrison Starr, Congos, Scott Mellis @ The Hotel Café
See Spot, The Bohunks, The Debonaires @ Troubadour
Sloan @ House of Blues Sunset Strip
Pinback presents The Rob and Zach Show @ Detroit Bar

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CocoRosie, Cibelle, Busdriver @ The Orpheum Theatre
Dam-Funk, Master Blazter, Peanut Butter Wolf @ Troubadour
Mates of State, Free Energy, Nick Thune @ The Echo
Fishtank Ensemble @ Levitt Pavillion (FREE! 85 E. Holly Street, Pasadena)
The Entrance Band, The Growlers, VOICEsVOICEs @ The Smell
Rademacher @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
Wallpaper, Rob Roy, White Apple Tree @ Spaceland
Black Light Revelation, Wulfbane, Die Fast, The Beatmeters, El Death @ Mr. T's Bowl
Zac Poor, Jennifer Quiroz, Army of Me, Tiff Randol, Sonnett, Marcus Very Ordinary @ The Hotel Café
Nobody @ Amoeba Music (FREE!)


Hootenanny 2010 feat. Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Old 97's, Shooter Jennings, Nick 13 (of Tiger Army) and more @ Oak Canyon Ranch (5305 Santiago Canyon Rd. Irvine)
Mates of State, Free Energy, Nick Thune @ The Echo
Steel Train, Shadow Shadow Shade, Matt Embree, Young The Giant @ El Rey Theatre
Los Pinguos @ Levitt Pavillion (FREE! 85 E. Holly Street, Pasadena)
Baths, Daedelus, El Ten Eleven, Matthewdavid @ Troubadour
Moses Campbell's summer tour fundraiser feat. Moses Campbell, Pizza!, Rare Grooves, Voice on Tape, Ostrich Eyes, Heller Keller, PROTECTME, Nouns, Sober Two Year Olds, Forts, Moriel Berger @ Pehrspace
Stevenson Ranch Davidians @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
Closing party with Mammoth Life, Cave Country + Special Guests @ Echo Curio
blectum from blechdom, Captain Ahab, Foot Village, E&E @ The Smell
Love Revisited, Hot As Balls, Quincy Blaque Trio @ Spaceland
The Janks, John Torres, White Lights, Katelyn Benton, Kristin Diable @ The Hotel Café
Death at Space Camp, Blond Summer, Black Angel, Dark Underground, Inside the Black @ Mr. T's Bowl
Miss Kittin, Paolo Mojo @ Avalon
Carte Blanche, Destructo @ Key Club


Part Time Punks feat. Magic Bullets' record release, The Tartans @ The Echo
Las Sangronas Y El Cabrón, Stella Pace, Sin Remedio, Desmadre En Krisis, Social Concern, Angustia @ The Smell