Arts and Entertainment Soundcheck: Lavender Diamond @ The Wiltern, 5/21/08 By Koga Published Jun 18, 2008 12:00 AM LAist relies on your reader support. Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue Part of an ongoing series.Last month, local band Lavender Diamond (MySpace) performed at The Wiltern (MySpace), opening with the Seattle-based Smoosh (MySpace) for The Dresden Dolls (MySpace).Tonight, Lavender Diamond and Benji Hughes (MySpace) perform at The Greek Theatre, opening for Rilo Kiley (MySpace). Support for LAist comes from Become a sponsor And next Wednesday, Lavender Diamond lead singer Becky Stark performs a solo show at The Echo (MySpace), with Palms (MySpace), who were formerly known as The Finches (MySpace), and Cryptacize (MySpace).