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Week In Rock: Yeasayer, Nomo, Laura Marling, Vivian Girls

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Yeasayer will be performing Friday evening at the Natural History Museum | Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg via Yeasayer's Myspace

Yeasayer will be performing Friday evening at the Natural History Museum | Photo by Jason Frank Rothenberg via Yeasayer's Myspace
This week Brooklyn-based buzz band Yeasayer will be headlining the Natural History Museum with none other than local indie rock outfit Warpaint (LAist Review, #2, #3) for this month's edition of First Fridays. Ann Arbor's crown jewel, a relatively diminutive post-afrobeat outfit by the name of Nomo (LAist Review, #2) are poised to grace Spaceland with Orgone, a proficient funk troupe that stunned us at Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle a few years back. English folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling will be taking on Largo at the Coronet. And, lastly, Brooklyn's own punk rock trio Vivian Girls will be performing at the Smell in Downtown with LA-based lo-fi pop act Best Coast in tow.

Yeasayer - "ONE"


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Ferraby Lionheart, The Living Sisters, Willougby, Paige Stark @ Bootleg Theater
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Seasons, Manhattan Murder Mystery, Light FM @ The Echo
Frank Turner with Red Yellow Sparks, Fictionist, Michael Vidal @ The Hotel Café
Nervous Wreckords, The Lost Chorus, Theft @ Bordello
Roll the Tanks, Gardening Not Architecture, Dead Country, State To State @ Silver Lake Lounge
Mistah Fab, Rob Roy, Alexander Spit, Widows @ Cinespace


Club NME w/ Nomo, Orgone @ Spaceland
Prefuse 73, The Gaslamp Killer, VOICEsVOICEs @ Troubadour
Red Cortez, Alex Kemp, Shane Walsh, The VLA @ Bootleg Theater
Nels Cline and Norton Wisdom, Joshua Ketchmark, Megan Slankard @ The Mint
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Stab City, Ready The Jet, God Equals Genocide, Hand Ski, The Anchor from Austin @ Mr. T's Bowl
Vanaprasta, The Airlines, The Downtown Train @ Boardner's
Phil Rosheim, Resa, Fictionists @ Three Clubs


Laura Marling, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Wheel @ Largo at the Coronet
Dave Rawlings Machine @ Troubadour
Dave Rawlings Machine @ Amoeba Music (Early Show; 6 PM)
Imaad Wasif, Mockingbirds (of Red Sparrows), Jason Simon (of Dead Meadow) @ Spaceland
Thelonius Monster, Dogweed, Horse Thieves, Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss @ The Echo
Cue The Moon, Deep Sea Diver, Exdetectives, Souls In Secret @ Silver Lake Lounge
Jaguar Love, The Rhone Occupation @ Three Clubs
Nina Storey, Holly Conlan, The New Room, Fay Wolf @ The Hotel Café
Benefit show for Team Midnight Ridazz and Aids Life Cycle… w/ FUNderstorm, Jon Ruff And The Tuffingtons, Underwater, Hoist The Sails @ The Smell
The Morgansterns, Odd Modern, Hot Streets' record release, Juke Kartel, Bambi Killers @ The Viper Room
D’Julz, Droog, Bas @ Temporary Spaces 2
The Year Zero, So Many Wizards, Katie the Pest, Come On Go With Us @ Alex's Bar
Steve Aoki @ V20
NOMO, Orgone @ Detroit Bar


Anvil @ House of Blues Sunset Strip
Amanda Blank @ Avalon
First Fridays w/ Yeasayer, Warpaint @ Natural History Museum
Rhett Miller, Leslie and the Badgers @ Troubadour
Daedelus, Nosaj Thing, Jogger, Frosty @ Echoplex
Emily Wells, Portland Cello Project @ Largo at the Coronet
Club Underground: Ebony Bones, Little Red Radio @ The Echo
Helen Stellar, Shiloe, Wet and Reckless, Dirt Bird @ Spaceland
The French Semester. Collisions, Torches in Trees, Tomes @ L'KEG Gallery
Traps ps, Allah Las, Rare Grooves, Dirt Dress @ Pehrspace
Catherine Feeny, Aras, Common Rotation and The Dustbowl Cavaliers, Rachel Goodrich, Mia Maestro @ The Hotel Café
Knee Shy @ Origami Vinyl
Dave Davies, Year Long Disaster @ El Rey Theater (Postponed!)
Vivian Girls, Best Coast @ Detroit Bar


They Might Be Giants @ Largo at the Coronet (Two Shows; 2 PM & 8 PM)
KCRW presents Haiti Relief Concert w/ Hepcat, Joey Altruda's Crucial Raddims, Dengue Fever, The Lions, Very Be Careful, The Tuffingtons @ El Rey Theatre
Langhorne Slim @ McCabe's Guitar Shop
Vivian Girls, Best Coast, Dunes, Animal Style @ The Smell
Scott H. Biram, The Dirt Daubers @ Spaceland
Larry Goldings, Obi Best, Big D @ Bootleg Theater
Beth Thornley's record release, Maia Sharp, Ives the Band, Jules Larson, Lakes, Sarah Siskind @ The Hotel Café
Learning Music, Josh Ottum @ Pehrspace
HOWARDamb, Missincinatti, Kandyce and the Killdozer, Bobb Bruno, Sleepwalkers Local @ Echo Curio
Fight From Above, Private Wasabi, Life in 24 Frames, Terminal 6, Thunder City Shout, Exposed To Sunlight, Goodbly Elliott @ Troubadour
Cat 500, ¡Socorro!, My Name is Dalloway, Maraca Mouths @ L'KEG Gallery
Rockabilly Show w/ Hillbilly Prophet, Huntsville, Charlie Greer, Pissbroke Rebels @ Mr. T's Bowl


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