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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Leonard Cohen, The Bird and the Bee, Monotonix, Mirah

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The Bird and the Bee

The Bird and the Bee will be playing Monday at the Echoplex | Photo by Koga for LAist

This week Canadian poet, novelist and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen will be taking on a two-date stint at Club Nokia in Downtown. Local indie pop duo the Bird and the Bee (LAist Review, #2) are slated to headline the Echoplex with LAist favorite Juliette Commagere (LAist Interview, Review) in tow. Israeli shock rock troupe Monotonix (LAist Review) will be letting it all hang out at Spaceland. And, lastly, Portland-based folk songstress Mirah is poised to grace the Echo.

The Bird and the Bee - "My Love"

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Monday

Christopher Dallman, Jake Walden, Maryanne Marino @ The Hotel Café
The Bird and the Bee, Juliette Commagere @ Echoplex $13
The Script, Neon Trees @ Troubadour $10
Fool's Gold, Weave!, XEZ, NON+ @ The Echo (Free! 21+)
The Henry Clay People, Mike Watt and the Secondmen @ Spaceland (Free! 21+)
Zombelle & The Haven of People, Empowerment, Dalmacio Von Diamond & The Enochian Keys @ perhspace
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band @ Silver Lake Lounge
Steel Panther @ Key Club $18 - $20
People, Sparks the Rescue, Purple Melon, Perfect Like Me, Above the Golden State @ The Viper Room
Soraia @ Whisky A Go Go

Tuesday

Greater California @ Fingerprints
Marissa Nadler, Manda Mosher, Audra Mae, Decelis @ The Hotel Café
Megadeth, Hatebreed, Killswitch Engage, All That Remains, Suicide Silence @ Club Nokia $31.50 (Still Available) - $71.50 (Sold-Out)
Deep Sea Diver, Next of Kin, Eugene & the 1914, Secret 6 @ Silver Lake Lounge
Electrocute, New York Rifles @ Bordello
The General Tso Show w/ Greg Proops, Maria Bamford, Hardland Williams, Todd Glass, Nick Thune @ Echoplex $10
Brutal Truth, Lair Of The Minotaur @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
New Boyz, Poc Dawone, Jag, Shyboy, Gennis & Tool @ $10 Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Don't Say Vegas, Doubting November, Taylor Warren, Happenstance Bridge @ AlterKnit Lounge $5
Lily Marlene, Fancy Space People, John Webster Johns @ The Echo
Clem Snide, Le Switch, The Heligoats @ Spaceland $8
Launch Party Rock the Bells 2009 @ Key Club $20
Treasure Fingers @ Arena Nightclub
Filastine @ Zanzibar
Kisschasy, The Hypo Twins, Care Bears on Fire, Aluminum Babe @ The Viper Room $5
Frontier Brothers, Rademacher @ The Prospector
Billy Currington, Christian Simmons @ House of Blues Anaheim

Wednesday

Tristan Prettyman, Tavis, Jessica Sonner, Listener @ The Hotel Café
Alexi Murdoch, Portland Cello Project @ El Rey Theatre
Club NME w/ The Living Things, Bloodcat Love, White Arrows @ Spaceland $8
Local Natives, Eastern Conference Champions, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra @ Bordello
Meredith Meyer @ Three Clubs
Reckless Kelly @ Troubadour $15
Goatwhore, Crematorium, Ascension, Infernal Damnation, Burning At The Stake, Eternal Dusk @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $11
Loyal Enemy, The Grand Opening, Jaded Ash, Platypus Buffet @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
Thee Armada, The Hit, Slow Motion Red Lights @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge - Early Show; 7 PM) $5
Chris Murray, Devin & John of The Expanders, Malik Moore, Defnit (of Rum Boogie), Burning Down Babylon @ Knitting Factory $5 (AlterKnit Lounge - Late Show; 9 PM)
Julien K, Thestart, Dead Rose Beaty @ The Roxy $13.50
Rainbow^Arabia, Jerkagram, Talibam, Amps For Christ @ The Smell
White Carriage, Rachael Cantu, The Cartographers @ Echo Curio
No Culture w/ Phantom's Revenge @ The Echo
Dub Club @ Echoplex
Ras G @ The Airliner
Raekwon, Alchemist @ Key Club $20
The Frontier Brothers @ Club Good Hurt
The Charmkin Rebellion @ The Air Conditioned Supper Club
Billy Currington, Christian Simmons @ House of Blues Sunset
Dark Star Orchestra @ House of Blues Anaheim

Thursday

Jesca Hoop, Jupiter Sunrise, Dan Craig, Model K, Jason Soudah @ The Hotel Café $12.50
Dar Williams, Melissa Ferrick @ The Roxy $26.50
Lila Downs @ Royce Hall at UCLA
Sam Winch, E.G. Daily, Nevertree @ The Mint
Steve Nieve & Friends @ The Troubadour
Year Long Disaster @ Gibson Guitar Showroom (9350 Civic Center Dr.)
Dengue Fever @ Echoplex $12
Mirah, Tender Forever, Lucky Dragons @ The Echo $13
Spindrift, New York Rifles, Whispering Pines, Restavrant @ Spaceland $8
Stag Hare, Pregnant, 60-Watt Kid, Bobb Bruno @ The Smell
Birds, NASA, Zombies @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $10
Voltaire, Igor Spectre, Demonika & The Darklings @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage) $13
Archways, Megasapien, Holy Rolling Empire, Kate Strand, The One And The Other @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge) $7
Warpaint (DJ Set) @ Home Restaurant (At the new Home on Riverside)
Big Eagle, Y @ Taxi Lounge
Chris Poland @ The Baked Potato
Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, Olin & the Moon @ Key Club
Yonder Mountain String Band @ House of Blues Sunset
Diz Gibran, Bleu Collar, Tiron @ The Viper Room $5
Del the Funky Homosapien, Mike Relm, Serendipity Project, Bukue One @ The Glass House $15.00
The Robert Cray Band @ The Grove of Anaheim

Friday

Leonard Cohen @ Nokia Theatre $64 - $129
Travis, The Republic Tigers @ The Wiltern
Monotonix, The Mae Shi, Anavan @ Spaceland $12
Paul Dempsey of Something for Kate @ The Hotel Café (Early Show; 9 PM)
White Buffalo, Tommy King, Jason Karaban, Derren Raser @ The Hotel Café (Late Show; 11 PM)
Chelsea Girls, Prima Donna, Aimee Allen @ The Roxy $16.50
Rodney Thurman, Vandalay Industries, Aedose, A New Vice @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
The 2009 Iron Band Competition w/ Forty Years Late @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage) $13
The Grizzly Owls, Red & Purple, Ubyk @ Knitting Factory (AlterKnit Lounge) $8
Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Brent Weinback @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
Seasons, Karin Tatoyan, The Hectors @ The Echo
Flying Lotus, Kode 9 @ Echoplex $12
El Ten Eleven, Firs, Gimme 5's @ Home Restaurant (At the new Home on Riverside)
Marvelous Toy, Amateurs, Correatown, Jack Wilson, Jr. @ pehrspace
Mikki and The Mauses, Big Death, Non Plus, Slang Chickens @ L'KEG
The Health Club, Pangea, Watercolor Paintings, Uggamugga, Joyce Manor @ Echo Curio
The Dan Band @ Avalon (Early Show; 7 PM) $23 - $28
Holy Ghost!, Runaway, Destructo, Mr. White @ Avalon (Late Show; 10 PM) $18
The Resonant Heads, Easy Tiger @ Taxi Lounge
Scott Henderson Trio @ The Baked Potato
James Lee Stanley @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Papa Grows Funk, The Bonedaddys @ The Mint
Dark Star Orchestra @ El Rey Theatre
Truth Movement Live, Corey Feldman, Ed Begley Jr @ Key Club $20
The Disco Biscuits, Big Gigantic, Black LaBounty @ House of Blues Sunset
IO Echo, OK Go @ House of Blues Anaheim
Culver City Dub Collective, Roots of Creation @ Saint Rocke

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Saturday

Leonard Cohen @ Nokia Theatre $64 - $129
The Happy Hollows, Devon Williams, Kill Kill Kill, VOICEsVOICEs, Meho Plaza @ Regent Theatre (448 S. Main St.)
Kim Gordon's Mirror/Dash Pop-Up Opening Party w/ Entrance, Pocahaunted @ Space 15 Twenty
Jayhawks' Mark Olson & Gary Louris w/ Teddy Thompson @ Largo at the Coronet
Mike Viola, Tom Brosseau @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
Ari Hest, Hana Pestle, The Fresh, Amy Kuney, MC Flow, Justin Storer @ The Hotel Café
Bob Malone, Karen Nash @ The Mint
Fionn O'Lachamann, Leerone, Derik Nelson Band, Steamtrain Mary @ Troubadour
Blind Pilot, Loch Lomon, The F. Scott Band @ Spaceland $10
City of Progress, Foot Foot, Painted Cakes, Queen Victoria @ Echo Curio
The Golden Years, Modest Furs @ pehrspace
Megalosaurus, Spider Problem, Naima Earth @ L'KEG
The Divine, Love You Long Time, Electric Valentine, Big City Kids, Culprit @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $10
The Knew, The Black Apples, The Fling, Writer @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage) $8
Axwell, Steve Angello, Annie Mac @ Avalon $18
Pedestrian, Redstone Hall, Population Game, Scrote @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
Tropo, Moss Bluff @ Crane's Hollywood Tavern
The Mighty Regis @ Club Good Hurt
Jerome Isma-Ae @ Vanguard
Scott Russo (of Unwritten Law), The Big Big Bang, 8mm @ The Viper Room $10
Cold, The Killer and the Star, The Drama Club @ Whisky A Go Go
Dark Star Orchestra @ El Rey Theatre
Culver City Dub Collective @ Air Conditioned Supper Club
B-Side Players, Los Pinguos @ Saint Rocke

Sunday
Silversun Pickups, The Deadly Syndrome, The Happy Hollows @ The Glass House $22.50
Vetiver feat. Adam Stephens of Two Gallants, Richard Swift @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock $12
LA Roux @ The Roxy $11.50
Megasapien, Daymes Rocket, Fat City Reprise, The Big Bad Thang @ The Viper Room $5
Cromwell @ Whisky A Go Go
We Barbarians, The Fling, Writer, The Knew @ Alex's Bar
An Cafe @ House of Blues Anaheim