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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Foreign Born, Nosaj Thing, The Very Best

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Foreign Born

Foreign Born will be playing at the Hammer Museum | Photo by Emily Ulmer via Foreign Born's Myspace

This week local buzz band Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros will be performing in-store at Amoeba Music in Hollywood in conjunction with the release of their debut album, Up From Below. LA-based electronic mastermind Nosaj Thing is poised to headline the Airliner. The Very Best, a fledgling musical amalgam comprised of London based production duo Radioclit and Malawi-bred crooner Esau Mwamwaya, will be performing at the Echoplex with Rainbow^Arabia in tow. And, lastly, local indie rock outfit Foreign Born (LAist Review) are slated to grace UCLA's Hammer Museum for this week's edition of Also I Like to Rock. LAist favorites Warpaint (LAist Review, #2, #3) are slated to kick things off.

Foreign Born - "Winter Games"

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Beyoncé @ Staples Center
Incubus, The Duke Spirit @ Hollywood Bowl
Andy Clockwise, Natalie Portman's Shaved Head, Broken Meters, Hey Champ @ Spaceland
Last American Buffalo, Avi Buffalo, Evan Way (of the Parson Red Heads), Greg Jong @ Silver Lake Lounge
Japanese Motors, Correatown, UV Lights, Dirt Dress @ The Echo
Chantal Kreviazuk, Elizaveta, Naomi Streimer, Katie Cole @ The Hotel Café
PROTECTME, Seahouse, 60 Watt Kid, Wah Wah Exit Wound, Masters & Johnsons @ Women (1852 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles)
Woah Hunx, Coconut Coolouts, Personal and the Pizzas, The Anasazis @ The Smell
Terra Incognita, VOICEsVOICEs, Little Red Radio @ Dragonfly
Pistolero, Sederra @ Detroit Bar


Bleu's record release, Mike Viola, Laura Veirs, Luluc, Adam Bones @ The Hotel Café
Bebe @ Amoeba Music
The Datsuns, Spirit Vine @ The Echo
Scarlet Grey, Lido Beach, Oh No Not Stereo, the leisures, Total Mischief @ Troubadour
The Child (with Holly Marilyn), Mini Mansions, Christian Stone, Mike Semple @ Spaceland
Ivy Walls, Winston & the Telescreen, Blue Jungle @ Bordello
The Soft Hands @ The Prospector
Foreign Born, The Veils, Other Girls @ Detroit Bar
Katie Costello, Spring Standards @ Saint Rocke


Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros @ Amoeba Music
Nosaj Thing @ The Airliner
Club NME w/ The Veils, Luke Top, Other Girls @ Spaceland
Fol Chen, 60 Watt kid @ Pershing Square
LA Ladies Choir, Moonrats @ The Montalbán
Xu Xu Fang, Jonneine Zapata @ Three Clubs
Luluc, Rachael Cantu, Real George @ Bootleg Theatre
Evan Way, Brittain Ashford, Rejouissance, Red Tag Rummage Sale @ Echo Curio
Actress, Mere Mortals @ Silver Lake Lounge
Sneaky Pinks, Nobunny, Audacity, Rough Kids, A.M., Schatzi & Hazeltine @ The Five Star Bar
David Ryan Harris, Charlie Mars, The Spring Standards, Fiona Landers, Kristina Train @ The Hotel Café
Ryan Cabrera, Tim Myers, Mozella @ Troubadour
bpmp3 Battle II @ AK1511 (1511 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice)


Gillian Welch @ Largo at the Coronet
Cowboy Junkies, Son Volt @ The Wiltern
Foreign Born, Warpaint @ Hammer Museum
Jet, Red Cortez, Paper Tongues @ Key Club
The Germs, Agent Orange, Spider Problem @ El Rey Theatre
thenewno2 @ The Grammy Museum
The Very Best, Rainbow^Arabia, Bersa Discos @ Echoplex
LA (heart) SF Presents: The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, French Miami, The Monolators, Kissing Cousins @ The Echo
The Spires, The French Semester, Tall Tales @ Echo Curio
The Girls, Rough Kids, Gestapo Khazi, Wet Reckless, Narwhal Party @ The Five Star Bar
Orisha, Healamonster and Tarsier, Firs, Pollyn @ Silver Lake Lounge
Dirty Sweet, Bloodcat Love, White Arrows, Heavy Young Heathens @ Spaceland
Kate Earl, Rachel Goodrich, Madi Diaz, The Northstar Session, Maren Parusel @ The Hotel Café
The Zeros, The Muffs, Prima Donna @ Troubadour
La Santa Cecilia @ Eastside Luv
Lily Wilson, Blake Knight, Debra Davis, Peter Dailey @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
Sgt. Garcia, Ricardo Lemvo & Markina Loca @ Santa Monica Pier
Free Moral Agents, Blank Blue @ The Que Sera


Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Demi Lovato, David Archuleta @ Nokia Theatre
Tori Amos @ Greek Theatre
Ratt, Extreme @ The Wiltern
Faith Hill @ Hollywood Bowl
Switch, Sammy Bananas, Mr. White @ Avalon
The Toadies, Ginger Wildheart, Willowz, Roll the Tanks @ El Rey Theatre
The Donnas, Hunx and His Punx, Woah Hunx @ Troubadour
The Builders and The Butchers, Illinois, Eastern Conference Champions @ Spaceland
The Happy Hollows, The Valley Arena @ The Echo
Three Mile Pilot, Optiganally Yours @ Echoplex
Mika Miko, AUDACITY, The Widow Babies, UV Lights @ The Smell
The Meeting Places, Citizen Savant @ Silver Factory Studios
CéU, Andrea Ferraz, Patrizia Liquidara @ The Roxy
Kill Kill Kill, The Valley Arena, Stiletto Formal, Single Mothers @ Pehrspace
Matthew Perryman Jones, Damion Suomi, Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Dailies, The Quiet, Jayber Crow @ The Hotel Café
Girl in a Coma, Miss Derringer, Normandie, Shotgun Showdown @ Alex's Bar
DJ Colette @ Detroit Bar

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Coldplay, Amadou & Mariam, Kitty Daisy & Lewis @ Home Depot Center
Faith Hill @ Hollywood Bowl
Brand New, Dios @ Troubadour (Sold-Out)
Cage, Yak Ballz @ El Rey Theatre
Beach Dazed w/ RJD2, Voxtrot, Busdriver, [Post-foetus], Alligators, Haim, Pizza!, LaVendi, REALLY, very, Railcars, Your Majesty (all 8 bit DJ set), Riplee w/ Wolchuk, Philip Seymour Hoffman @ Out of Asia (3249 South La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles)
Devendra Banhart @ Space 15 Twenty
Infected Mushroom @ The Vanguard
Azure Ray @ The Glass House
El Bronx, The Boogaloo Assassins, Mas Exitos @ El Chavo’s Parking Lot (Free!)
Mississippi Man, Avi Buffalo, Olin and the Moon @ The Unknown Theatre
Men, Hey Willpower @ Echoplex
Crystal Antlers @ Three Clubs
Hey Champ @ Bardot
It Takes Two: Duets Benefit for St. Judes Hospital @ Largo at the Coronet
So Many Dynamos, Cast Spells, Kinch @ Spaceland
Graveyard, Night Horse, Wake Up Lucid @ Bootleg Theatre
Girl in a Coma , Miss Derringer, Killola @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
Trespassers William, The Theater Fire @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Dog, AMK, Bavab Bavab, The Sibleys, Sleepwalkers Local, Treasure Mammal @ Echo Curio
Meth Teeth, Christmas Island, Pterodactyl, Bipolar Bear, Night Control @ The Smell
Light, Mack Winston and The Reflections, Widower, Renato Parada @ Pehrspace
Michelle Featherstone, WAZ, Freddy & Francine, Selena Garcia, Natalie Gelman @ The Hotel Café
Love Your Mother, Living Suns, Death Hymn 9, Gestapo Khazi @ Silver Factory Studios
Nobunny, Hunx and His Punx, Thee Makeout Party!, Harlem, Devon Williams, White Night @ The Five Star Bar
Damion Suomi @ Origami Vinyl
The Fling, Writer @ The Prospector
Sebastian Clark, Normandie Wilson @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
The Donnas @ Alex's Bar


Coldplay, Amadou & Mariam, Kitty Daisy & Lewis @ Verizon Wireless Amphiteater
Jim Bianco, Brother Sal, Buddy, Holly Conlan, Brendan Hines, Chris Pierce, The Nervous Breakdown @ The Hotel Café
Grand Ole Echo w/ w/ Syd Straw, Rich Mahan, The Unlawful Kings, The Preachers Son @ The Echo (Early Show)
HellYa! Night w/ Links, The Yelling, Evan Voytas, Django James & the Midnight Squires @ Spaceland
Dead Western, Featherbeard, Private Beach @ Echo Curio
The Grammy Museum Salutes the Jazz Bakery @ The Grammy Museum
Meth Teeth, Christmas Island, familyblankets, Rapid Youth, Roundabout @ The Hickey Underworld (1166 Magnolia Ave., Long Beach)
Alice Peacock, Alissa Moreno @ McCabe's Guitar Shop

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