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Week In Rock: Echo & The Bunnymen, Grizzly Bear, The Decemberists, La Roux

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The Decemberists will be performing Monday at UCLA's Royce Hall | Picture via the Decemberists' Myspace

The Decemberists will be performing Monday at UCLA's Royce Hall | Picture via the Decemberists' Myspace
This week legendary English post-punk outfit Echo & the Bunnymen will be headlining the Nokia Theatre in Downtown. Brooklyn-based indie rockers Grizzly Bear are poised to take on the Hollywood Palladium with none other than Baltimore's lugubrious duo Beach House. London-based electro-pop duo La Roux (LAist Review) will be gracing the El Rey Theatre. And, lastly, Portland-based indie rockers the Decemberists will be performing to a sold-out crowd at UCLA's Royce Hall.

The Decemberists - "Won't Want for Love (Margaret in the Taiga)"


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Brazilian Girls @ Avalon
The Decemberists @ Royce Hall at UCLA (Sold-Out)
Snow Patrol, Plain White T's @ Henry Fonda Music Box
La Roux, Tearist @ El Rey Theatre
Bob Mould Band, Spiral Stairs @ Troubadour
Dylapalooza w/ Emily Wells, Sonos, Leah Andreone, The Lonely Forest @ Echoplex
Correatown, Charlie Wadhams, Deerheart, The Hereafter @ The Echo (FREE!)
Mozella's record release, Marie Digby, Tiff Jimber, Nicole Simone @ The Hotel Café
Light FM, We Fell To Earth, his Orchestra, The Meeting Places @ Spaceland (FREE!)
Jonneine Zapata, Yellow Alex, Angie Mattson, Scrote @ Silver Lake Lounge
Frank Fairfield and Blind Boy Paxton @ Redwood Bar
Neal Morgan, Pit Er Pat, Whqles, Concett9 @ Echo Curio
Mikki & the Mauses, Art of Bleeding, Single Mothers, Spellcaster @ Pehrspace
The Mumlers, My Pet Saddle, Death Hymn Number 9, Forcefield ON @ The Continental Room (115 Santa Fe Ave., Fullerton)
The Fling, We Barbarians, Sam Outlow @ Detroit Bar


Grizzly Bear, Beach House @ Hollywood Palladium
Snow Patrol, Plain White T's @ The Wiltern
Brother Ali, BK-One, Evidence, Toki Wright @ El Rey Theatre
Noah & the Whale, Robert Francis @ The Roxy
Why?, Serengeti and Polyphonic, AU @ Echoplex
The Subjects, Bad Veins, Cobra Lilies @ The Echo
El Ten Eleven, Rainbow^Arabia @ Cinespace
Owl City, The Scene Aesthetic, Brooke Waggoner @ Troubadour
Tom Brosseau @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
The Monthlies, The Active Set, Eugene & the 1914, Megasapien, Melee @ Silver Lake Lounge
The Happy Stars @ Spaceland
Seasons, Eliza Rickman, Sweet Little Things @ Bordello
Caitlin Crosby, Karina Denike, Sweet Talk Radio, Kaylee Cole @ The Hotel Café
Jamie Drake, Julie Belle, Bright Wright @ Crane's Hollywood Tavern
Louden Swain's record release, Dan Rockett @ The Mint
Jimmy Web @ Largo at the Coronet
The Swell Season @ Fingerprints


The Sounds, Moving Units, Foxy Shazam @ The Wiltern
Jay Reatard, Nobunny, Box Elders @ El Rey Theatre
Club NME w/ Choir of Young Believers @ Spaceland
The Heavy, Sweaters, Shirley Rolls @ The Echo
Low End Theory 3 Year Anniversary @ The Airliner
Hawksley Workman, Tony Lucca, Matthew Santos, Alex Brumel & Janel Elizabeth @ The Hotel Café
NEEDTOBREATHE, Serena Ryder, The Alternate Routes @ Troubadour
Arrington De Dionyso, Neal Morgan, Corey Marc Fogel, Peter Kolovos @ The Smell
Pilar Diaz @ La Cita
Soul Puppet, Dietra Kruschev @ Silver Lake Lounge


Steve Miller Band @ Bovard Auditorium at USC
The Sounds, Shiny Toy Guns, Semi Precious Weapons, Destructo @ The Wiltern
Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions, Dirt Blue Jean, Suki Ewers @ Mayan Theatre
Jay Farrar & Benjamin Gibbard @ Largo at the Coronet
Beach House @ UCLA Bruin Plaza
Those Darlins, The Grates, The Amazements @ Silver Lake Lounge
Liam Finn and Eliza Jane, Jason Lytle, The 88 @ Echoplex
Thee Oh Sees,The Fresh and Onlys, Dan Melchior @ The Echo
BrakesBrakesBrakes, Ezra Furman & The Harpoons, Rachel Goodrich @ Spaceland
Lloyd Cole @ Troubadour
Meshell Ndegeocello, J*DaVeY @ El Rey Theatre
Dan Bern, Joey Ryan, Katie Costello, Astrella Celeste, The Janks @ The Hotel Café
The Capshuns, Bixby Knolls, The Wallburds @ Bootleg Theater
The Royalties, Ezra Reich, Superhumanoids @ Bordello
60-Watt Kid, Afternoon Brother, Mason Lindahl, Kevin Greenspon @ The Smell
Jack Wilson, Jr., The Damselles, Downtown/Union, CMG and We Are the Night @ Echo Curio
A Helen Keller Episode, Yikes! A Lion!, Blok, Some Days, Murderbears @ Mr. T's Bowl
Dean-E Vivirito, Sara Kramer Project, Mark Lennon and the Vagabonds @ Hyperion Tavern
Digital Leather, Mikki & the Mauses, Rough Kids @ Five Star Bar
Fefe Dobson @ Hard Rock Cafe
Keziah Jones @ Westfield Century City


Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Mika @ Hollywood Palladium
Tiger Army @ The Wiltern
Ben Gibbard & Jay Farrar, John Roderick @ El Rey Theatre
Blind Pilot, The Low Anthem, Mimicking Birds @ Troubadour
Castledoor, We Barbarians, The Fall Trees @ Bootleg Theater
Kurt Vile and the Violators, White Arrows, Under The Asbury @ Spaceland
Dragonette @ The Echo
YACHT, Bobby Birdman @ Temporary Spaces 2 (4658 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles)
Jeremy Jay, Sea Lions, The Cigarette Bums @ The Smell
Spindrift, Xu Xu Fang, White Rhino, Slipping Into Darkness @ The Viper Room
Elaine Layabout's Hella Hipster Hoedown V w/ Wake Up Lucid, The Fling, Moses Campbell, the1921a @ Pehrspace
Brian Wright, Those Darlins, Austin Hartley Leonard, Papersun, The Devil Whale, The Mornings @ The Hotel Café
Johnny O'Donnell, Get In More fights, Matt Kollar and The Angry Mob, The Alacrity, Crooked Cowboy and The Freshwater Indians @ Mr. T's Bowl
Manhattan Murder Mystery, Stab City, Orphan Pigs, Hello My Name Is Red @ Echo Curio
Vermouth, 77 El Deora @ Taix Lounge
Smokeout Festival 2009 w/ Slipknot, Deftones, Cypress Hill, Sublime w/ Rome, Pennywise, Kottonmouth Kings, Method Man & Red Man, Bad Brains, K-Naan w/ J Perios, Mix Master Mike @ San Manuel Amphitheater
Kid Sister, Fosstradamus @ Detroit Bar
Iglu & Hartly, Malbec @ Saint Rocke


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Barry Manilow @ Hollywood Bowl
Echo & The Bunnymen @ Nokia Theatre
Weezer @ Hollywood Palladium
Tiger Army, The Peacocks, Miss Derringer @ The Wiltern
Daniel Johnston, SoKo, Hymns @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Islands, Jemina Pearl, Toro Y Moi @ Troubadour
Kid Sister, Flosstradamus, The Very Best, Totally Michael @ Echoplex
Abe Vigoda, These Are Powers, Mi Ami, Moses Campbell @ The Smell
El Ten Eleven, Two Years Before the Mast @ Bootleg Theater
La Santa Cecilia @ Hollywood Forever Cemetary
Hoots and Hellmouth, William Elliott Whitmore, Population Game's record release, Keziah Jones, Diamonds Under Fire @ The Hotel Café
Lemon Sun, Voxhaul Broadcast @ The Unknown Theatre (1110 Seward St., Los Angeles)
Frank Fairfield @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 2 PM)
Weave! @ Origami Vinyl (FREE!)
Kevin Smith @ Orpheum Theatre
United States of Electronica, Won Fu @ Spaceland
Michael Nhat's record release, Voice on Tape, Halloween Swim Team, Narwhal Party, ReDeMeR, Blue Tape Red Tape, Luna Is Honey @ The Vermont House (1515 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles)
Derek Jordan, Threadspinner, Fire Bug, Swordfights @ Mr. T's Bowl
Mad Gregs, Video, Native Fauna @ Echo Curio
Jeans Wilder, Magick, Orchids, Tan Dollar, Wonder Wheel @ L'KEG Gallery
Valient Thorr, Early Mann, Totimoshi, The Syncope Threshold @ The Viper Room
Bass Player LIVE! Concert @ Key Club
Jackson Browne, Tim Robbins, Ryan Browne, Miles Robbins @ The Actor's Gang (9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City)
Mike Watt and the Secondmen, Los Mysteriosos @ Alex's Bar
Dragonette @ Detroit Bar


U2, Black Eyed Peas @ Rose Bowl
Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Jesse McCartney @ Nokia Theatre
Ennio Morricone with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra @ Hollywood Bowl (Canceled!)
Linda Ronstadt Y Mariachi Los Camperos @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Tegan and Sara @ Orpheum Theatre
Bedrocktoberfest w/ Learning Music, Fort Wife, Evan Way (of the Parson Red Heads) @ Bedrock Studios (FREE! Early Show; 2-6 PM)
Greg Laswell's EP release, Tongue and Groove @ The Hotel Café
Madstory, Olivermore, Gangster Funk Machine, Cepheun Monk, 23 Link Chain @ Troubadour
Rats, Dominique Leone, Learning Music @ Echo Curio
Blue Jungle, De Hombres @ The Smell
The Spits, Davila 666, Cheap Time, Rough Kids, Okie Dokie @ Five Star Bar
Ralph Stanley & His Clinch Mountain Boys, Cherryholmes @ Royce Hall at UCLA
William Elliott Whitmore @ Saint Rocke