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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Grizzly Bear, Art Brut, Bat For Lashes, Chairlift

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Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear will be playing Friday at the Wiltern and Saturday at the Troubadour | Photo by Lane Coder via Grizzly Bear's Myspace

This week English/German indie rockers Art Brut will be taking on a three night stint at Spaceland with the Blood Arm (LAist Interview), Nico Stai and Miike Snow. English singer-songwriter Natasha Kahn, or rather Bat For Lashes, will be performing to a sold-out crowd at the El Rey Theatre. Brooklyn-based indie pop act Chairlift are poised to perform at the Echo and the Getty Center. And, lastly, Grizzly Bear will be gracing the Wiltern and the Troubadour with Here We Go Magic in tow.

Grizzly Bear - "Two Weeks"

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A Camp feat. Nina Persson (of the Cardigans), Nathan Larson (of Shudder To Think) and Niclas Frisk (of Atomic Swing) w/ Gentleman Reg, Cat Fur @ Troubadour
The Von Bondies, Bloodcat Love, Chelsea Smiles @ The Viper Room
Castledoor, Deep Sea Diver, Gumshoe, Agent Ribbons @ Spaceland (Free!)
Oliver Future, Gliss, Alexandra Hope, Dear of the Doe @ The Echo (Free!)
Lassie Foundation, Amusement Parks on Fire, Magic Mirror, The Broken Remotes @ Echoplex (Free!)
Charlie Wadhams, Joseph Childress, Mia Maestro and Aaron Robinson @ Silver Lake Lounge
Daniel Francis Doyle, That Ghost, Ear Pwr, Adventure, Dozal Bros. @ Women (1852 Crenshaw Blvd.)
Bastidas @ L'KEG Gallery
Terrorize Your Kidz, The Hard To Get, Ingenue @ The Scene
Big American Family, Long Live Logos, The Monthlies, Wells of Rickett @ Silver Factory Studios
Brother Sal, Jets Overhead, Goeff Pearlman, Borne @ The Hotel Café
Stacy Clark, Yellow Red Sparks, The New Limbs @ Detroit Bar


Matisyahu, K'Naan, Dub Trio @ The Wiltern
Bat For Lashes, Hecuba @ El Rey Theatre
Art Brut, Miike Snow, Golden Years @ Spaceland
LANDy, The French Semester, Spleen, Rusty Anderson @ The Echo
Mississippi Man, Zach Lupetin & the Dustbowl Revival, Leftover Cuties @ Silver Lake Lounge
Headlight, Capillary Action, 60 Watt Kid, Howardamb @ Echo Curio
The Section Quartet, Sam Phillips @ Largo at the Coronet
Raining Jane, Amy Kuney, Melissa McClelland, Willie Porter, Rusty Anderson @ The Hotel Café
Johanna Kunin, Real George @ Bootleg Theatre
By Sunlight, Bright Light Fever, The Voyeurs @ The Prospector
Telepathe, Nite Jewel and special guests @ Detroit Bar


Zap Mama @ El Rey Theatre
The Dead Weather @ The Roxy
The Airborne Toxic Event, Iglu & Hartly @ Avalon
Viva Voce, Cut Off Your Hands @ The Echo
Busdriver @ Amoeba Records
Club NME w/ Art Brut, Nico Stai, Tall Hands @ Spaceland
Baadd, Hawnay Troof, Captain Ahab, Electrocute @ The Smell
Sleepy Sun record release w/ the Entrance Band, Dios (Malos), Slang Chickens @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock
Loquat, Nova Nueva, Location Location @ The Viper Room
Spindrift @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Finch, Halifax, Halos, American Fang @ Troubadour
Sly & Robbie @ House of Blues Sunset
Michael Berg, David J, Damien Youth @ Bootleg Theatre
Firebug @ Skinny's Lounge
Robotanists, The Lynx Technique, The Rhone Occupation @ Echo Curio
Deleted Scenes, So Many Wizards, Constant Collection @ Silver Lake Lounge
Butterfly Boucher, Susie Suh, Anna Egge, Kyler England, HolloH @ The Hotel Café


White Rabbits, The Subjects @ Troubadour
Art Brut, Rumspringa, Voxhaul Broadcast @ Spaceland
Chairlift, Luke Top, The Frequency @ The Echo
Busdriver, Nocando, Blank Blue @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
Troy This, Actress, The Bixby Knolls, Socadia @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge)
Lex Land, Stacy Clark, Chicken Little @ Viento Y Agua
Warpaint @ Amoeba Records
Littl'ans @ Silver Lake Lounge
Cheetahsaurus, Beat Killers, The Lost Patrol, Gossip Tree @ The Smell
Earl Scruggs: His Family And Friends @ Silent Movie Theatre
I Was A Lover DeLorean Was A Dealer, Black Apples, Juanita and the Rabbit @ Alex's Bar
Gram Rabbit, LocationLocation, Loquat @ Saint Rocke


Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Todd Rundgren @ Club Nokia
Andre Rieu @ Nokia Theatre
Grizzly Bear, Here We Go Magic @ The Wiltern
Ben Kweller, Local Natives, Jones Street Station @ El Rey Theatre
Art Brut, The Blood Arm @ The Echo
Thieves Like Us, Esser, Todd Fink @ Echoplex
Lovelikefire, Spleen United, All Wrong and the Plans Change @ Bootleg Theatre
Emily Wells EP release w/ Andy Clockwise, Olin and the Moon, Y La Bamba, The Grizzly Owls @ The Hotel Café
Mere Mortals, Lower Heaven, Chief Nowhere, Black Kites @ Spaceland
Ninja Academy, Blastoids, UNSEXXY, David Liebe Hart and Adam Papagan @ Pehrspace
Goldiggers, Mister Loveless, Shayne Keator, Volts! @ The Smell
Jay Reatard @ Alex's Bar

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Wilco @ Pomona Fox Theater
PJ Harvey & John Parish @ The Wiltern
Nouvelle Vague @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Tom Brosseau, Mike Stinson @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Grizzly Bear @ Troubadour
Chairlift @ Getty Center
Constantines, Crystal Antlers, I Was King @ The Echo
mewithoutYou, The Dear Hunter, Bear Colony @ El Rey Theatre
Julie Doiron, Jen and Abby, Aaron Beaumont and The Petrojvic Blasting, Soul Puppet, Whitton @ The Hotel Café
Gary Jules, Oren Lavie, Lex Land @ The Mint
Seasons, I Make This Sound, Blue Jungle, Robotanists, The Shade @ Mr. T's Bowl
Our Brother the Native, Religious Girls, Voice on Tape, Foot Village @ The Smell
Shellac, Arcwelder @ Echoplex
Halloween Jack, Sabrosa Purr @ Spaceland
Visa, The Dirty Diamond, The Cause, Magnus Hitch, Century Repeat @ Troubadour
David Dondero, Malcolm Sosa, Foot Foot, Dustin Fire @ Pehrspace
The Airlines, Parade of Lights, White Arrows, Good Friday @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge)
Amusement Parks on Fire, United Spleen @ The Prospector


Femi Kuti, Santogold, Raphael Saadiq @ Hollywood Bowl
Make Music Pasadena w/ Juana Molina, Quetzal, Mirah, Whispertown 2000, TETE, Red Molly @ 1 Colorado, Pasadena, CA
Captain Ahab, Starfucker, Atole, Halloween Swim Team @ The Smell
Trevor Garrod, Amy Correia, Christopher Fairman @ The Hotel Café
Grand Ole Echo w/ Steve Casper, Dave Gleason, Nicole Gordon @ The Echo
Venus Infers, Feelings Mutual @ Spaceland
Shellac, Arcwelder @ Echoplex
Circle Jerks @ Key Club
Chairlift @ Detroit Bar