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Arts and Entertainment

Week In Rock: The xx, Vampire Weekend, Dirty Projectors, Band Of Horses

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Dirty Projectors will be performing at the Wiltern this Friday evening | Picture via Dirty Projectors' Myspace

Dirty Projectors will be performing at the Wiltern this Friday evening | Picture via Dirty Projectors' Myspace
This week critically-acclaimed British indie rock outfitthe XX will be headlining the Hollywood Palladium with none other than local indie rockers Warpaint (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4, #5) and Phoenix-based goth-infused electro act Zola Jesus in tow. NY-bred indie pop outfit Vampire Weekend (LAist Review, #2, #3, #4) are poised to take on the Hollywood Bowl with Baltimore-bred dream pop duo Beach House and the Very Best, an eclectic musical amalgam comprised of London based production duo Radioclit and Malawi-bred crooner Esau Mwamwaya. Brooklyn's crown jewel, the erratic experimental indie rock collective known as Dirty Projectors (LAist Review) will be commandeering the Wiltern. And, lastly, South Carolina-by-way-of-Seattle folk rockers Band of Horses will be gracing the Greek Theatre with Admiral Radley, an LA-based indie rock conglomerate that is equal parts former Grandaddy, former Earlimart, and local psych rockers Darker My Love.

Dirty Projectors - "Cannibal Resource"

The xx - "Basic Space (Sampha Remix)"

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Warpaint - "Elephants"

Zola Jesus - "I Can't Stand"

Vampire Weekend - "Horchata"

Beach House - "Zebra"

The Very Best - "Warm Heart Of Africa feat. Ezra Koenig"

Band Of Horses - "The General Specific"


Garfunkel & Oates @ Largo at the Coronet
Michael Franti & Spearhead, Tamarama @ Club Nokia
The xx, Warpaint, Zola Jesus @ Hollywood Palladium
The Airborne Toxic Event feat. The Calder Quartet @ John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
The Charlatans @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 6 PM)
The Dø, Mia Maestro, Paul Dempsey @ Bootleg Theater
Bleu, Mike Viola, Lindsey Ray, Amanda Shaw @ The Hotel Café
What Laura Says, Skybox @ The Echo
Tommy Keene, Threes and Nines, Check Out Girls @ Spaceland
Future Ghost, Cinderella Motel, Facts on File @ Silver Lake Lounge
Neo, Tribraco, Glass Goblins @ Echo Curio


Robyn Hitchcock @ Largo at the Coronet
Modeselektor, Destructo @ El Rey Theatre
Fool's Gold, Wallpaper, Rainbow^Arabia @ Troubadour
Wet & Reckless @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Jim Jones Revue, The BellRays, Coasting @ The Echo
Cassorla, Strangers Family Band, Slang Chickens @ Echo Curio
Brass Bed, George Glass, Verb the Adjective Noun @ Spaceland
Honey Loving Cells, Go West Young Man, The Lonely Wild, The Ross Sea Party @ Silver Lake Lounge
The Dough Rollers,Jeremy Toback, Boom Boom Boom, T.J. Gibson feat. The George Lopez Band, Judson and Mary @ The Hotel Café
Hossanas @ The Smell
Fish Circus, Tommy Spase, Uberband, The Burning of Rome, Renfield @ Mr. T's Bowl

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Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
KROQ Presents A Benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music w/ Rancid, Adolecents, Thelonious Monster @ The Music Box at Henry Fonda Theater
Dirty Projectors, Dominique Young Unique @ The Wiltern
Rx Bandits performing "The Resignation," Wild Orchid Children @ Troubadour
Glasser @ Amoeba Music (FREE! Early Show; 7 PM)
Rumspringa's record release, Gamble House, Superhumanoids @ Bootleg Theater
Spirit Vine, Spider Problem, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Hexham Heads @ Five Stars Bar
The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger @ Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, Former Ghosts, Otouto, Foot Foot @ The Smell
Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits @ The Echo
Earthless, Crom, Bastard, LSDJ's @ Spaceland
Justin Young, Brother Sal, Clara C.'s record release, Tofer Brown, Ry Cuming, Skyler Stonestreet @ The Hotel Café
Swagger Sticks, The Shakers, Z/Schnee & The Bleeding Livers, Mad Planet @ Echo Curio
Santoros, The Lexingtons, TAke48, Peasant Dance, Dizzy Stilletos, Tahiti Shuffle @ Mr. T's Bowl
Hydroplane, Khalija, KnobGoblin, Wake @ Pehrspace


Band of Horses, Admiral Radley, Darker My Love @ Greek Theatre
KROQ Presents A Benefit for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music w/ Rancid, Telacasters @ The Music Box at the Henry Fonda Theater
Waved Out II feat. Dungen, Entrance, Sharon Van Etten, The Fresh & Onlys, Shannon and the Clams, John Carpenter, So Many Wizards, Summer Darling, Young Prisms, Gestapo Khazi, Victoria Noll, The Zig Zags & more @ The Echo & Echoplex
Rx Bandits performing "...And The Battle Begun," Magic Triangles @ Troubadour
Kisses, LESANDS, Hands @ Bootleg Theater
Waved Out II feat. Gestapo Khazi, Woom, Victoria Noll, The Zig Zags @ Origami Vinyl (FREE! Early Show; 2 PM)
Thelonius Monster, Speedbuggy, Ruby Friedman Orchestra @ Spaceland
Halloween Swim Team's EP release, LACO$TE, 60-Watt Kid @ Echo Curio
Hunx and His Punx, Frankie Rose and The Outs, Blissed Out, Kit @ The Smell
Sara Radle, Goldenboy @ Casey's Irish Bar & Grill
JamStain, She Saw, Chemic Theory, 8 Way Star, Craney Crow @ Mr. T's Bowl
Torches In Trees, The Fay Wrays, the record year @ Pehrspace
So & So, Nina Storey, The Quiet, Matthew Moon, Threadspinner @ The Hotel Café
Jon Langford @ McCabe's Guitar Shop


Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Very Best @ Hollywood Bowl
Abbot Kinney Festival 2010 feat. Abe Vigoda, Crystal Antlers, Puro Instinct, Voxhaul Broadcast, Kenneth Pattengale, Joey Ryan, Olin & The Moon, Francisco The Man & dublab DJs @ Abbot Kinney Blvd (Abbot Kinney Blvd at Venice Blvd)
Rx Bandits performing "Mandala," Big Sir @ Troubadour
Young Hunting's 7" release, Black Apples, ExDetectives @ Echo Curio
Musette, Claire Holley @ The Echo (Early Show; 5 PM)
Part Time Punks feat. Frankie Rose & the Outs' record release, Hunx and His Punx, Neverever @ The Echo
Sleepy Sun, Mini Mansions, Strangers Family Band @ The Viper Room
Slaid Cleaves @ McCabe's Guitar Shop