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Week In Rock: Scissor Sisters, The Clientele, Alberta Cross, Wild Nothing

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Wild Nothing will be performing Sunday night at the Echo | Picture via Wild Nothing's Myspace


Wild Nothing will be performing Sunday night at the Echo | Picture via Wild Nothing's Myspace
This week disco/glam-infused rockers Scissor Sisters will be performing for free, in-store at Amoeba Music, as well as for not-so-free at the Hollywood Palladium. London-based indie rock quartet the Clientele will be headlining the Echoplex with none other than LAist favorite, local experimental psych folk duo Gangi's (LAist Review). Brooklyn-via-London-via-Sweden rock revivalists Alberta Cross are taking on the Troubadour with local indie rockers Athens-based psych rockers Dead Confederate and Red Cortez (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) in tow. And, lastly, Virginia's own retro 80s lo-fi pop sensation Wild Nothing will be gracing the Echo for this week's edition of Michael Stock's Part Time Punks.

Wild Nothing - "Your Rabbit Feet"

Scissor Sisters - "Fire With Fire"

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The Clientele - "Minotaur"

Alberta Cross - "Leave Us and Forgive Us"

Tuesday

Ray LaMontagne, David Gray, Tift Merritt @ Greek Theatre
Interpol @ Space 15 Twenty (FREE! Wristband Only)
Crooked Fingers w/ Mynabirds, Ian Cooke @ Spaceland
Funeral Party, My Pet Saddle, The Franks @ Bootleg Theater
Wait.Think.Fast.'s record release, Light FM, Marvelous Toy, Future Ghost @ The Echo
Free Energy, Imagine Dragons, Links, Heavy Young Heathens @ The Viper Room
Little Teeth @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
J. Irvin Dally, Netherfriends, Michael Saalman @ Silver Lake Lounge
Mestizo, Offwhyte, Briefcase Scenario, Speak, Magick Orchids @ Echo Curio
Girlyman, Luke Doucet, Andy Davis @ The Hotel Café
Ellsbeth, Violence on Silence, Intake, Avant Guardian, Sinstorm @ Troubadour
Pacific Hurt @ La Cave

Wednesday

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Ray LaMontagne, David Gray, Tift Merritt @ Greek Theatre
Scissor Sisters @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
Apocalyptica, Dir En Grey @ The Wiltern
Frank Turner, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Cheap Girls @ Troubadour
Modern Time Machines, Hexham Heads, The Meeting Places, Seasons @ Spaceland
The Faraway Places, Daylong Valleys of the Nile, Molino @ Silver Lake Lounge
Low End Theory feat. Ras G, JonWayne @ The Airliner
The Gories, Haunted George, Nice Smile @ The Echo
Little Teeth, 60-Watt Kid, Kissing Booth @ The Smell
Michael Nhat album release, Halloween Swim Team, Pizza!, Tik//Tik @ Echo Curio
Dylan Moran @ Largo at the Coronet
Rod Melancon, Future Dancing Melissa Harding record release Joe Gillette & Troup, Alex Troup, Nicole & Keith, Tin Can Notes, glow @ The Hotel Café

Thursday

Dax Riggs, Useless Keys, Boll Weevil @ Spaceland
Daedelus, Teebs @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Showl 7 PM)
Beak @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven @ Echoplex
We Barbarians, Superhumanoids, Tijuana Panther @ The Echo
Futurebirds, LESANDS, Eyes Lips Eyes, Lord Huron @ Silver Lake Lounge
Graham Forrest, Red Hunter, Ecce, Black Jesus @ Echo Curio
Deep Sleep Ops, Healamonster and Tarsier, Jesus Makes The Shotgun Sound @ The Strange
Early Winters w/ Carina Round & Justin Rutledge, The Dough Rollers, Yellow Red Sparks, Soft Hills, Novastar @ The Hotel Café
Luke Burbank, Garfunkel and Oates, Rob Corddry, Dana Gould, Princeton, The Dinner Party Download, Jesse Thorn, Marc Maron @ Troubadour
Blonde Summer, Tasso, Superbas, Permashine @ Mr. T's Bowl

Friday

Sheryl Crow @ Greek Theatre
Pink Martini @ Hollywood Bowl
Major Lazer, Them Jeans @ Avalon
Ke$ha, B.o.B. @ House of Blues Sunset
The Watson Twins, Mini Mansions @ Bootleg Theater
The Ditty Bops @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Beak, Foot Village @ Troubadour
Dax Riggs, Useless Keys, Boll Weevil @ Spaceland
Spirit Vine, Wet & Reckless, Robotanists, Black Flamingo @ Five Stars Bar
Helen Stellar, Saucy Jacks @ The Echo
Andy Clockwise, Annie Automatic, Threes and Nines, Eliza Rickman, Aaron Lee, The Machine That We Built @ The Hotel Café
Captain Ahab, Wet Paint DMM, Totally Radd!!, Snowsuit* @ The Smell
Kevin Greenspon, Vehicle Blues, Little Teeth, Former Ghost @ Echo Curio
The Long Holidays, Oak Street Blues, CB Brand, Sam Mellon and the Skylarks, Brandon Reynolds @ Mr. T's Bowl
Chung Antique, traps. p @ Pehrspace
Paloalto, Bolt Action Thrill, Loaded Chambers, Tijuana Bullfight @ The Viper Room

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Saturday

Pink Martini @ Hollywood Bowl
Scissor Sisters @ Hollywood Palladium
Alberta Cross, Dead Confederate, Red Cortez @ Troubadour
The Clientele, Lay Low, Gangi @ Echoplex
Robotanists @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Red Arrow Messenger, The Hundred Days @ Bootleg Theater
Sara Radle's record release, Oh Darling @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
Queen Caveat, Tarantula, Super Black Market, Intricate Machines, Colin Tyler @ Spaceland
Black Elephant, Rare Grooves, The Lovely Bad Things @ The Smell
So & So, Ernie Halter, Kat Parsons, The Wellspring, Eckels Brothers, Ari Herstand @ The Hotel Café
Paloalto, Bolt Action Thrill, Loaded Chambers, Tijuana Bullfight @ The Viper Room
Matt Salas, Not An Airplane & special guests @ Echo Curio
King Cheetah, Radio Sweetheart, The Swagger Sticks, Ready The Jet, Bombon @ Mr. T's Bowl

Sunday

Pink Martini @ Hollywood Bowl
Part Time Punks feat. Wild Nothing, The Procedure Club, Sweater Girls @ The Echo
J-Roddy Walston & The Business, Sweaters, Bowery Beasts @ Troubadour
Dunes, Stephanie, M. Women @ The Smell
Grand Ole Echo w/ Kingsixemaybe, The Running Kind, Gentlemen Farmers, Skip Heller @ The Echo (FREE! Early Show; 5 PM)
Ige*Timer, Stls, Mimes of Wine @ Echo Curio