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Arts and Entertainment

Tonight in Rock: Eastside or Westside, Where Shall Indie 103.1 Go?

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Priscilla Ahn plays at her CD Release Show last night at the Hotel Cafe. Tonight she'll play on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. | Photo by Koga/LAist

In the comments section of yesterday's post on changes at The Viper Room, concert goers are hoping for Indie 103.1's Check One... Two moves eastward while saying such things as "the Sunset Strip is dead." To that, owner of The Roxy, Nic Adler commented back: "True the strip has negelted it self over the last several years but we are well aware of that and are doing our best to bring it back to it legendary status. One show at a time, one show at a time." Crystal Castles plays the venue tonight and and an additional midnight show on Friday.

After the Lakers win the game tomorrow night or after you finish perusing the Downtown Art & Comedy Walk, the city's center won't be done for the night. Starting at 7 p.m. (and "goes all night") is Meet Your Music with West Indian Girl as the headliners. It's an art meets music event with artists displaying their works and rumors of free Aashi beer. Free beer or not, the event is $5 and goes to charity (Goodlife planting trees, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation). It all happens at The 533.

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Lastly, if you haven't entered to win tickets to Rilo Kiley at the Greek Theatre for a week from today, there's still time!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Oslo @ Spaceland
Bajofondo Tango Club @ El Rey
Crystal Castles, dd/mm/yyyy @ The Roxy
Priscilla Ahn @ The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Barenaked Ladies @ The Grove (Barnes & Nobles)
Sheryl Crow, Rocco DeLuca & The Burden @ The Greek
Repeater, C.R.A.F.T. Club, The New Room @ Boardner's
Saint Motel, Light FM, The Cheat, United By Sound @ The Viper Room
Eleni Mandell, Princeton, Young Hunting, Olin and the Moon @ Tangier
Daniel Ahearn, Spain, Correatown, CMG & We Are the Night @ The Echo

Thursday, June 12, 2008
Afro Funke @ Zanzibar
Erykah Badu, The Roots @ The Greek
Nellie McKay @ Largo at the Coronet
DJ ?uestlove, DJ Journey @ Crash Mansion
The Builders and the Butchers @ Spaceland
The Detroit Cobras, Les Sans Culottes @ Troubadour
Lucky Dragons, Late Night Date Night, PST, Rale @ The Smell
The Helio Sequence, Talkdemonic, Wait Think Fast @ Echoplex
The Secret 6, CoCo B's, Mezzanine Owls and The Pity Party @ Alex's Bar
Hecuba, David Scott Stone, Fantastic Magic, Voices on Tape @ Echo Curio
Meiko, Astra Heights, Ken Oak Band, Red Yellow Sparks, Andy Zipf @ Hotel Cafe

Friday, June 13, 2008
A.M., Pizza! @ L'Keg
Jon Brion @ Largo at the Coronet
The Submarines, Castledoor @ The Echo
Ailish Tynan and Hugh Tinney @ The Getty
Crystal Castles @ The Roxy (midnight show)
The Ting Tings, Anni Rossi @ The Troubadour
Afrika Bambaataa, Reid Speed, Josh David @ Crash Mansion
Jay Nash, Holly Conlan, Laura Jansen, Courtney Ariel @ Hotel Cafe
Faun Fables, Hour of the Shipwreck, Strangers Die Every Day @ Knitting Factory
Venetian Snares, Otto Von Schirach, Cyrusrex, & DJ Daniel Myer @ Knitting Factory