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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Neko Case, The Tragically Hip, Patrick Wolf, Nosaj Thing

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Nosaj Thing


Nosaj Thing will be playing at the Airliner on Wednesday | Photo by via Nosaj Thing's Myspace

This week Virginia-bred alternative country songstress Neko Case will be performing at the Greek Theatre with Grandaddy front man Jason Lytle. Canadian rockers the Tragically Hip are poised to take on a three-night stint at the Troubadour. South London-based singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf will be gracing the Roxy in Hollywood. And, lastly, local electronic mastermind Nosaj Thing is ringing in his debut disc, 2009's Drift, at the Airliner in Lincoln Heights.

Nosaj Thing - "Bach/1685"

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Monday

Metric, Sebastien Grainger @ The Wiltern
Castledoor, Hopewell, Eastern Conference Champions, John Webster Johns @ Spaceland (Free!)
Oliver Future, Other Lives, Band of Skulls @ The Echo (Free!)
The Corridor, Paulo Zapolli, Avi Buffalo, Addiquit, Telepathic Liberation Army @ Echoplex
Jubilee Singers, Old Toy Tranes, No Horses, Linda Draper @ Silver Lake Lounge (Free!)
60-Watt Kid, Avi Buffalo, So Many Wizards @ DiPiazza's
Scott H. Biram, Jake La Botz @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Chantal Kreviazuk, Jerry Hannan, Lelia Broussard, Ferras @ The Hotel Café
Cosio @ Skinny Lounge
John Season, Dirt, The Seizure, Luna is Honey @ Mr. T's Bowl
Guitarded, John Thill, American Gil & the Major Dudes, Serows, Stellaluna @ Girls
The French Semester, Beau Landry, Helicopter Rounds, Moving Picture Show @ Dakota Lounge
Stacy Clark, The New Limbs, Writer @ Detroit Bar

Tuesday

The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour $30
Jeff Buckley's DVD release @ Largo at the Coronet $45 Charity
The Lemonheads, Model/Actress @ Spaceland $15
Patrick Wolf, Living Things, Jaguar Love, Plastiscines @ The Roxy $16.50
The Gaslamp Killer, Big Moves, Pollyn @ The Echo
Sonic Youth listening party w/ Pocahaunted, Shiloe @ Origami Vinyl
Grizzly Owls, Square on Square @ Silver Lake Lounge $8
Secret Chiefs 3, Kayo Dot @ El Rey Theatre $15.50
Your Majesty, Lady Sinatra, Who Rides the Tiger, The Bourbon Saints, Veritas @ Viper Room
Raining Jane, Bushwalla, Macek, Price, Lindsey Ray @ The Hotel Café
Camera Obscura, Agent Ribbons @ The Glass House
Lady Sinatra's record release w/ Who Rides The Tiger, The Bourbon Saints, Veritas @ The Viper Room
Woodhands @ Cinespace
Blank Blue, Jason Simon, Hopewell @ The Prospector
Simone White @ Crane's Hollywood Tavern

Wednesday

The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour$30
Constantines, Crystal Antlers, I Was a King @ The Echo $10
Nosaj Thing's record release @ The Airliner
Club NME w/ Rainbow^Arabia, VOICEsVOICEs, Spirit Vine @ Spaceland $8
HoneyHoney, 2-Headed Dog, Nicole Atkins @ Largo at the Coronet $20
Peter Salett & Larry Goldings @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
Butterfly Boucher, Patrick Park, Susie Suh, Kelli Rudick @ The Hotel Café
Mr. Gnome, Chasing Kings, VLA @ Silver Lake Lounge $10.73
Bastidas, Animals on Coke, The Shock Deformity and Amputee, Hellomynameischad @ The Smell
Manhattan Murder Mystery, Jack Wilson, Jr., The Shade, The Bixby Knolls @ L'KEG Gallery
Mack Winston and the Reflections, John Carpenter, Ezra Reich @ Three Clubs
Dub Club @ The Echo

Thursday

The Tragically Hip @ Troubadour$30
Au Revoir Simone, Antlers, Princeton, Findlay Brown @ El Rey Theatre $15
Jason Lytle, Two Guns, O's and the Oculist @ The Art Theatre (2025 E. 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90814)
Camera Obscura, Agent Ribbons @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Handsome Furs, The Cinnamon Band, The Monolators @ Echoplex $13
Imaad Wasif and Two Part Beast, Hopewell, Jason Simon, Jonathan Terrell @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Anya Marina @ House of Campari (RSVP Only)
Warpaint @ Bardot
Golden Animals, Oso, Billygoat @ Nomad (1993 Blake Ave., Los Angeles, 90039)
Vashti Bunyan: From Here To Before @ Silent Movie Theatre
Children Collide, Bloodcat Love @ Spaceland $8
Random Patterns, Intricate Machines, Ovideo, Star Parts @ Silver Lake Lounge
The Church, Adam Franklin, Bolts of Melody @ The Roxy $26.50
Balkan Beat Box @ Key Club $17
Testatment, Unearth, Lazarus A.D. @ House of Blues Sunset
PaperPlanes, Mike Stinson, Haymaker @ The Prospector
The Union Line, Venus Infers, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestar, Jameson @ The Gypsy Lounge
Aushua, Kinch, Butterfly Boucher @ The Detroit Bar

Friday

Neko Case, Jason Lytle @ Greek Theatre $30-35
Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet $25
Benefit for Taco Zone w/ Kenan Bell, Robert Francis and very special guests @ Spaceland $10
Glasvegas @ Hollywood Forever (Sold-Out)
Nikka Costa, JD Webb @ Troubadour $25
Love is All, Still Flyin', Shark Toys @ Echoplex $14
Jay Reatard, Thee Oh Sees, Earthmen and Strangers @ The Echo $12
Flosstradamus, Destructo, Mr. White @ Avalon
IAMX, Hypernova @ El Rey Theatre $20
Saint Motel, Fight From Above, Heavy Hand, Last Exit, Links @ The Viper Room
The Orb @ Henry Fonda Music Box (Canceled!)
Rival Sons, Sangre Sangre, Death On Two Wheels @ The Roxy
Del The Funky Homosapien @ House of Blues Sunset
Laura Jansen record release, Come Gather Round Us, Austin Hartley Leonard, The Dylan Trees, Beth Thornley, Joel Stein @ The Hotel Café
Tijuana Panthers, Dirt Dress, Rad Cloud, No Paws (No Lions) @ Pehrspace
TPF!, Dozal Brothers, Neon Navajo, Fast Astronauts @ The Smell
Mrs. Brown's Lovely Daughter, 50 cent Haircut, Gypsy River Haunts, The Deceivers @ Mr. T's Bowl

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Saturday

Datarock, Casxio, Jeff Cahill @ Key Club $15
Telepathe, Abe Vigoda, Nite Jewel, Blue Jungle @ The Smell
Playboy Jazz Festival w/ the Neville Brothers, Jon Faddis, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings @ Hollywood Bowl
Tour Des Artistes 2009 w/ War Tapes, Deep Sea Diver, Blank Blue, Tijuana Panthers, Summer Darling, Eugene & the 1914, Parade of Lights, Thinking Aloud @ Long Beach Blvd. & Broadway
Love at the Park Festival w/ PROTECTME, Blue Jungle, A.M., Catholic Combs, Mister Loveless, Gossip Tree, Dirt Dress, De Hombres, the Pocket Rockets @ Hollenback Park (St. Louis & 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90063)
Pwrfl Power, Naked Hearts, Cap Lori @ Origami Vinyl
The Felice Brothers, Willy Mason @ Troubadour $15
The Kris Special, Chuck Dukowski Sextet, Walk, Keith Morris (DJ Set) @ Echo Curio
Wendy and Lisa @ Largo at the Coronet
Brandon Rogers' record release w/ Ashleigh Haney, Melineh Kurdian, David Baron, Sara Haze @ The Hotel Café
JD Souther, Jill Sobule @ El Rey Theatre $26
Halloween Jack featuring Gilby Clarke, Eric Dover, Daniel Shulman and Muck featuring The Sweet Kill @ Spaceland $10
Smog Sessions w/ Joe Nice, XI, Juakali, The Spit Brothers, DLX, Kemst @ Echoplex
Funky Sole @ The Echo
Bolero, Pink Snowflakes @ The Prospector

Sunday

Pwrfl Power, Naked Hearts, Cap Lori, Alex & Sam @ The Hotel Café
Playboy Jazz Festival w/ Kenny G, Patti Austin, Dave Holland Big Band, Quincy Jones Presents Alfredo Rodrigues @ Hollywood Bowl
The Present, Queens, Julia Holter @ Spaceland $8
Ear Pwr @ Space 15 Twenty (Early Show; 1 PM)
Grand Ole Echo w/ Mike Stinson, Dogweed, Elliot Randall, Bird and Moon @ The Echo (Early Show; 5 PM)
Avavan, Daniel Francis Doyle, Math the Band, That Ghost @ The Smell
Venus Infers, Something to Burn, The New Up, Useless Keys @ The Viper Room
1990s, The Entrance Band, Pop Noir @ Detroit Bar
Part Time Punks @ The Echo