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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: Paramore, David Bazan, Ladyhawke, Fool's Gold

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David Bazan will be performing Sunday at the Troubadour | Picture via David Bazan's Myspace


David Bazan will be performing Sunday at the Troubadour | Picture via David Bazan's Myspace
This week Grammy-nominated Tennessee-based pop punk outfit Paramore will be headlining the Hollywood Palladium with Nashville's own indie rock quartet Paper Route and Michigan-based punk outfit the Swellers in tow. New Zealand-bred electro pop singer-songwriter Ladyhawke is poised to grace the Avalon with Seattle's own electro pop sensation Natalie Portman's Shaved Head. Local afro-centric indie pop act Fool's Gold will be performing in-store at Amoeba Music in Hollywood. And, lastly, celebrated indie rock singer-songwriter David Bazan, who spent most of his formative years performing under the moniker Pedro the Lion, will be taking on the Troubadour.

David Bazan - "Bearing Witness"

Monday

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Blitzen Trapper, Wye Oak @ El Rey Theatre
Villains, Pop Levi, Steed Lord, El Ten Eleven @ The Roxy
Saint Motel, Gangi, Mississippi Man, Links @ Spaceland (FREE!)
Leslie and The Badgers, Sian Alice Group, Best Coast, Paperplanes @ The Echo (FREE!)
The Icarus Line, Broken Mirrors, Noman, Dante's Cult Favorites, The High Saints @ Silver Lake Lounge (FREE!)
Ty Segall, Okie Dokie, Audacity, W.H.I.T.E. @ The Smell
Bestial Mouths, Shane Shane, Sister Mantos, Goes Calypso @ Pehrspace
The Blind Boy Paxton and Frank Fairfield Ole Time Variety Show @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Alex Band, Brian Buckley Band, Zachary Provost, Sarah Roberts, Laura Warshauer @ The Hotel Café
Amoeba Monday Movies presents: "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" screening @ Space 15 Twenty

Tuesday

Rock A Little, Feed A Lot w/ Ben Harper, Sheryl Crow and many more @ Club Nokia
Steep Canyon Rangers with Steve Martin @ Largo at the Coronet
Fool's Gold @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Old Crow Medicine Show, Chuck Mead @ John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions, Dirt Blue Gene @ Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever (Sold-Out)
Dead Meadow, Moab, Hihos @ two one nine (219 W. 24th St., Los Angeles)
Tim Exile, We Are the World @ The Echo
The 88, Quazar and the Bamboozled, Extra, Oh Darling @ Spaceland
Restavrant, The Soft Hands, The Fling, Dirt Dress @ El Cid
Nina Storey, Rosi Golan, Jacki Tohn, Heather Lauren, Sarai @ The Hotel Café
Infrared Sunday, Roughed Up Folk, The Child, Pigeon @ Silver Lake Lounge
Matt Valentine and Erika Elder, M. Geddes Gengras @ Echo Curio
Stab City, Pu$$y Cow, Spider Problem, Horace Weintraub @ Redwood Bar & Grill
Lucy Schwartz, Katie Costello, Phil Marshall @ Genghis Cohen

Wednesday

Steep Canyon Rangers with Steve Martin @ Largo at the Coronet
Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Restless7 @ Gibson Amphitheatre
Alice in Chains @ Avalon
Datarock, Esser & Kav @ El Rey Theatre
Club NME w/ Toy Horses, Paper Route @ Spaceland
Eastern Conference Champions' EP release, Voxhaul Broadcast's EP release, Samuel Stewart, Radio Freq @ The Echo
Souls of Mischief, Strong Arm Steady, Deep Rooted @ Troubadour
Seasons, Bastard Love Child of Rock and Roll @ Silver Lake Lounge
Joe Firstman, Stereofox, Melineh Kurdian, Lucy Walsh @ The Hotel Café
Matt Valentine and Erika Elder, M. Geddes Gengras @ Echo Curio
Meaghan Smith, Eric Corne, Ruby Friedman Orchestra @ Bordello
The Smart Set, The Foghorns, Real George @ Room 5
The Mulhollands, Bathroom Murders, Circus Minor @ Boardner's
The Horrors @ Detroit Bar

Thursday

Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, Vince Gill @ Club Nokia
Paramore, Paper Route, The Swellers @ Hollywood Palladium
Loney Dear, Asobi Seksu, Anna Ternheim @ Troubadour
The Horrors, Japanese Motors @ El Rey Theatre
The Cave Singers, Lightning Dust, Big Search @ The Echo
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, Far*Out, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, Seasons, Sea Lions @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
Desolation Wilderness, Devon Williams, Infinite Body, Christmas @ Silver Lake Lounge
Pocahaunted, Experimental Dental School, Foot Village, Railcars @ The Smell
Sonus Quartet @ Bootleg Theater
Schuyler Fisk, Joey Ryan, Katie Costello, Astrella Celeste, Kathryn Ostenberg @ The Hotel Café
Franklin Music School, BFH, Dusty Drawers, BIKOS @ Hyperion Tavern
Night Light, Dominic Massaro, Thurlow @ Echo Curio
Locos Por Juana @ Westfield Century City

Friday

Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
Loggins and Messina, The Cabe Dixon Band @ Greek Theatre
Amadou & Mariam, Geggy Tah @ Henry Fonda Music Box
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis @ Royce Hall at UCLA
A Labrat Matinee VII: The Dublab 10th Anniversary Edition w/ Daedelus @ Downtown Independent Theater (251 S. Main Street, Los Angeles)
The Crabs (performing Weezer's Pinkerton) @ Knitting Factory (Front Stage)
The Idyllists, Brian Wright, Carla Werner, George Stanford, The Simon Stokes Band @ The Hotel Café
The Postmarks, Brookville @ Spaceland
The 1921 A, Frank Fairfield's record release, Sunny War @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
World Party, Parade of Lights @ El Rey Theatre
Shelley Short, Alexis Gideon, Erin Muir, Queen Victoria @ Echo Curio
The Foghorns, Rick Lawndale Band, LA Font, The Movie Goers, Stukas Over Bedrock @ Mr. T's Bowl
Captain Ahab, John Carpenter, AC Means, Ballerina Black @ Juanita's Restaurant and Bar
Alex Cuba's record release, RES, Sunny War @ The Mint
David Bazan @ Detroit Bar

Saturday

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Crosby, Stills and Nash @ Greek Theatre
Marianne Faithfull @ Royce Hall at UCLA
Elvis Perkins in Dearland, Tom Brosseau & Correatown @ Troubadour
Ladyhawke, Natalie Portman's Shaved Head, Semi Precious Weapons, Julian Perretta @ Avalon
Jolie Holland, MIchael Hurley @ Largo at the Coronet
Eagle Rock Music Festival 2009 w/ No Age, The Happy Hollows, Peanut Butter Wolf, Nico Stai, The French Semester, Amateurs, Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, Blank Blue, Pocahaunted, Bobb Bruno, The Gaslamp Killer, Julia Holter, Jail Weddings, Free Moral Agents, Fol Chen, Leslie and the Badgers, Faraway Places, DJ Nobody, Sa Ra Creative Partners (DJ Set), Free the Robots, Underground Railroad to Candyland and many more @ Colorado Blvd. between Eagle Rock Blvd. and Argus St. (FREE!)
Holly Conlan's record release, Pedestrian, The Brendan Hines, Steve Reynolds, The Echo Falls, Geographer @ The Hotel Café
Ming & Ping, Wooden Ponies @ Bootleg Theater
You Me & Iowa, Radars To The Sky, The Veltexans @ Spaceland
CMG and The Night's pre-record release party, The Littlest Viking, The Black Heartthrobs @ Echo Curio
Waterlaso, Dreamers, The Lower Echelon, Vertigo Venus, Warren Teagarden @ Mr. T's Bowl
New Model Army, Modwheelmood, Mellowdrone @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage)
2nd Annual Longhair Illuminati Art & Music Festival w/ The Bronx, Abe Vigoda, Lemon Sun, The Union Line and many more @ The Glass House
Manimal Festival 2009 w/ Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros, Fool's Gold, We Are The World, Hecuba, Rainbow ^ Arabia, WEAVE, Pizza!, Laco$te

Sunday

Kylie Minogue @ Hollywood Bowl
Ladyhawke @ Space 15 Twenty (FREE! Early Show; 1 PM)
David Bazan (with band), Say Hi @ Troubadour
Gil Scott Heron, Orgone, DJ Jeremy Sole @ El Rey Theatre
Jack Peñate, Miike Snow @ The Echo
Tina Dico, Shane Alexander, Sara Haze, George Sarah & The String Trio @ The Roxy
Kidrockers w/ The Damselles, Quazar and the Bamboozled @ The Echo (Early Show; 1 PM)
Billie Myers, Marina V, Rachel Sierra, Karen Williams @ The Hotel Café
Sad Horse, Bugs, Devon Williams, Allah Las @ Echo Curio
Gurf Morlix, Tony Gilkyson @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Ingrid Michaelson @ Fingerprints
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band @ Alex's Bar