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Week In Rock: Yann Tiersen, The Faint, The Parson Red Heads, Jesca Hoop

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The Parson Red Heads

The Parson Red Heads will be playing at the Echoplex on Tuesday | Photo by Koga for LAist

This week Omaha-bred electro-pop outfit the Faint will be co-headlining the Henry Fonda Music Box with none other than Ladytron. LA-based singer-songwriter Jesca Hoop is poised to play her last show in LA at the Hotel Café before moving to the UK. French musician and composer Yann Tiersen will be performing at the El Rey Theatre with Asobi Seksu in tow. And, lastly, local indie rockers the Parson Red Heads are slated to ring in their latest record with Castledoor at the Echoplex.

The Parson Red Heads - "Raymond"

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Ladytron, The Faint, Crocodiles, Figo (DJ set) @ Henry Fonda Music Box $25
Winfred E. Eye, CB Brand, Team Street Live @ Space 15 Twenty
Kidrockers w/ Eulogies, The One AM Radio @ The Echo (Early Show; 1 PM) $9
Grand Ole Echo w/ Mike Stinson, Austin Hartley-Leonard, Imaginary Friends, Dim Box Band @ Echoplex (Early Show; 5 PM - Free!)
Mr. Lif, Willie Evans Jr. @ The Echo (Late Show; 7:00 PM) $10
Part Time Punks w/ The Mae Shi, The Widow Babies @ The Echo (Late Show; 10 PM)
Lisa Donnelly, Libbie Schrader, Cindy Harvell @ The Hotel Café
Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Harry Shearer @ The Wiltern
The Ditty Bops @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Grouper, Nite Jewel, Pete Swanson, Caldera Lakes, VOICEsVOICEs @ The Smell
Lanterns, Dirt Dress, Cossack @ The Que Sera
Zoé @ The Grove of Anaheim


Ladytron, The Faint, Crocodiles, Figo (DJ set) @ Henry Fonda Music Box $25
Fool’s Gold, Daedelus, Leopold and His Fiction, John Webster Johns @ The Echo (Free!)
The Henry Clay People, Young Love, The Flying Tourbillon Orchestra, Swim Party @ Spaceland (Free!)
Dusty Rhodes and the River Band, Olin and the Moon, Leslie & the Badgers, Divisadero @ Silver Lake Lounge (Free!)
Zoé @ Amoeba Records
The Voodoo Organist, The Thing, Shannon Walter, traps, ps @ pehrspace
Marianne Dissard, Andrew Colberg, I See Hawks in L.A. @ Echo Curio
Amie Moriello, David Hodges @ Molly Malone's Irish Pub
Jubilee Singers, Torches in Trees, Copypasta @ South Pasadena Music Center and Conservatory


Castledoor record release, The Parson Red Heads EP release, Princeton @ Echoplex
The Pinker Tones, George Sarah and String Trio @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $15
Bob Log III @ Spaceland
Lucky Dragons, Parasitic Fantasy Band, Metal Rouge, Fantastic Sleep @ Echo Curio
Shirley Rolls, The Shade @ Mr. T's Bowl
Stab City, Kill Kill Kill, Manhattan Murder Mystery @ Juanita's Restaurant and Bar
Blank Blue, Zechs Marquise @ The Prospector


The Growlers, matthewdavid @ Space 15 Twenty
Jesca Hoop, Thao with The Get Down Stay Down, Samantha Crain, Sister Suvi @ The Hotel Café
Club NME w/ Franz Nicolay (of the Hold Steady), Moneybrother @ Spaceland $8
Sierra Swan, Carina Round @ Largo at the Coronet (Little Room)
No Culture w/ Hecuba, L.A. Fog, Rainbow^Arabia, Lucky Dragons @ The Echo
Dub Club @ Echoplex
Vienna Teng, Ben Sollee, Paper Raincoat @ The Roxy
The Answer @ The Troubadour
Ceci Bastida, Steelwells @ Silver Lake Lounge
Rufus Wainwright @ House of Blues Anaheim


Ben Lee, Low vs. Diamond @ The Troubadour $15
Wye Oak, Pomegranates @ Silver Lake Lounge
Xu Xu Fang EP release, Downtown/Union record release, The Voyeurs, VOICEsVOICEs @ The Echo (Free!)
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Soko, Rumspringa, Lukas Haas @ Regent Theater (448 S. Main St.)
Greater California record release, Free Moral Agents, The Fling @ The Art Theater (4th and Cherry)
Amber Rubarth record release, Cosio, Hey Ocean, Michelle Armstrong @ The Hotel Café
The Higher, Company of Thieves, The Dandelions, Wendy Darling @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $10
The Finches, Chen Santa Maria, Dan Friel, Some Dark Holler @ The Smell
Intricate Machines, Pony vs. Tiger @ Space 15 Twenty
Avi Buffalo, Tommy Santee Klaws, Eric Brendo, Dylan Doren @ L'Keg Gallery
Les Blanks, The World Record, Jack Wilson, Jr. @ Echo Curio
Sweet @ House of Blues Sunset
Jail Weddings, Goldiggers, Gestap Khazi @ The Que Sera

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First Fridays w/ Wolfmother, The Ruby Suns @ Natural History Museum
Black Lips, Flowers Forever, The Strange Boys @ El Rey Theatre
Starsailor @ Troubadour
Useless Keys, Winter Gloves @ Spaceland
Flash Express @ The Echo $8
Loudon Wainwright III & Friends @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Katie Melua @ The Hotel Café
Jokers of the Scene, Acid Girls, Destructo, Mr. White @ Avalon
Joe Lally, David Scott Stone @ The Smell
Foot Village, Kill Kill Kill, Chen Santa Maria, Dan Friel, Erika Anderson @ pehrspace
Go West Young Man, Queen Kwong, Ballerina Black @ Echo Curio
Seasons, The Health Club, Manhattan Murder Mystery, The Happy Casualties, Megalosaurus @ Mr. T's Bowl


Robin Thicke, Jennifer Hudson @ Nokia Theatre
Yann Tiersen, Asobi Seksu @ El Rey Theatre $20
Megapuss, thenewno2, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Fool's Gold, Saint Motel @ BOXeight (1446 E. Washington Blvd.)
William Elliott Whitmore @ Knitting Factory (Main Stage) $10
Black Lips @ Glass House $12
A.M., Traps, ps, Audacity @ The Smell
Voice on Tape, Black Church, Vanessa Micale, Sleepalkers Local, Bird By Snow @ Echo Curio
Magick Orchids, Okie Dokie, Kid Infinity, Cardio-Pulmonary @ L'Keg Gallery
Dave Alvin, Bill Morrissey, Stan Ridgway @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Jason Reeves, Amber Rubarth, Brendan James, The Goodland @ Saint Rocke
Chris Cornell @ House of Blues Anaheim $42.50


Chris Cornell @ The Wiltern $34
T-Bone Burnett & Friends @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Maria Taylor, Whispertown 2000, JJAMZ @ Troubadour $13
Damien Jurado, Laura Gibson @ Spaceland
Napalm Death @ Key Club
Joe Lally, Qui @ The Echo
The Vespa Experiment @ The Roxy
Katie Melua @ Amoeba Music
Katie Melua, Lisa Donnelly, Sinem Saniye @ The Hotel Café
Black Lips, Flowers Forever, The Lamps, Japanese Motors @ Detroit Bar

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