GO COLDPLAY with Fiona Apple Free Fiona! (Oh, she’s already free? Never mind.) GREAT WESTERN FORUM, Manchester Blvd. & Prairie Ave., Inglewood; Sat., Feb. 4, 8 p.m. And at ARROWHEAD POND OF ANAHEIM, 2695 Katella Ave., Anaheim; Mon.-Tues., Feb. 6-7, 8 p.m. (213) 480-3232. See Music Pick.
THE GREYBOY ALLSTARS with Jeremy Sole’s Musaics Tonight, you get two jam-tastic sets from DJ Greyboy and his cast of flashy, acid-jazzy all-stars, which includes universal saxist Karl Denson and keyboardist Robert Walter. EL REY THEATER, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Sat., Feb. 4, 9 p.m. (323) 936-6400.
GO SNO-CORE TOUR 2006 features Seether, Shinedown, Flyleaf, Halestorm.Seething is believing. AVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Sat., Feb. 4, 6:15 p.m. (213) 480-3232. See Music Pick.
YELLOWCARD with Mae The Jacksonville, Florida, pop-rockers titled their latest album Lights and Sounds (sort of an update of the old “Bright Lights, Big City” theme), after enduring the glittery contradictions of sudden fame. AVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Tues., Feb. 7, 8 p.m. (213) 480-3232.
GO LES PAUL & FRIENDS A 90th-birthday salute to the legendary guitarist features Buddy Guy, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Steve Lukather, Joe Perry, Joe Satriani, Neal Schon, Shayna Steele, Switchfoot, Edgar Winter, Kenny Aronoff, Abraham Laboriel, and Les Paul’s trio, John Colliani, Lou Pallo and Nicky Parrott. This strange assortment of acolytes (perhaps Aerosmith’s Joe Perry will jam with Merle Haggard and blues great Buddy Guy) only hints at the pervasive influence of the guitarist, inventor, recording-studio pioneer and righteously acclaimed “father of the electric guitar,” Les Paul. GIBSON AMPHITHEATER, Universal City; Tues., Feb. 7, 8:15 p.m. (818) 622-4440.
A NIGHT WITH YOUNG JEEZY features Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, Trey Songz.“Corporate Thug” Young Jeezy has worked with Jay-Z (but, then again, who hasn’t?). SHRINE AUDITORIUM, 700 W. 32nd St., L.A.; Thurs., Feb. 9, 7 p.m. (213) 748-5116.
THE ANARCHY LIBRARY, 13250 Woodruff Ave., Downey. (562) 803-9134.
Fri.—Fractious punk from Black Market Radio, Riot This, Celebrity Handjob.
Sat.—The magnificently coiffed shock-rock guerrilla troupe Rebel Rebel; also, 65 Overdrive, Soul Clown, Sledgeback, Infinite Infantry.
Sun.—Finest Hour, A Blinding Silence; plus, from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, An End to October.
Mon.—Metal night with Scripture, Demon Semen.
Tues.—Louis & The Joey G. Band host the blues jam.
Wed.—Tacit, Placid, The Jennifer Project, Tatonka.
BLUE CAFE, 210 The Promenade, Long Beach. Over 21. (562) 983-7111 or www.thebluecafe.com.
Fri.—Chapter 11; get an early start with The Lost Grooves, 6-9 p.m., followed by music TBA.
Sat.—Blues guitarist Eric Sardinas; first, Luke & the Locomotives, noon-5 p.m.
Sun.—Reggae from Jah Fellowship; the blues of Mama’s Boys, noon-5 p.m.
Tues.—Constant Struggle, Adam Rose Band; also, Alicia Westerman, 6-9 p.m.
Wed.—Murder of Crowes; Billy Rose, 6-9 p.m.
Thurs.—Richard Vivens, Minor Cannon, These Trees.
CANTER’S KIBITZ ROOM, 419 N. Fairfax Ave., W. Hlywd. Over 21. (323) 651-2030.
Every Sat.—Dan Giles’ singer-songwriter showcase featuring special guests TBA; at 11:30 p.m., it’s Scott Colomby & Ed Martin’s blues revue.
Every Sun.—Sean Howard hosts an open mike, 8 p.m.; later, it’s Shane Gooding, Dropatone.
Mon.—Francine Robbins presents music TBA, 9 p.m.; at 11:30 p.m., it’s Bill Wiseman & the Wiseguys.
Every Tues.—Rasselmania, with four dueling guest DJs.
Every Wed.—Cabaret and jazz chanteuse Tina Stevens, followed by El Cochino’s Hump Day Fiesta; call for info.
Every Thurs.—El Diablo’s Funhouse, 9 p.m.
THE CANYON,28912 Roadside Dr., Agoura Hills. Over 21. (818) 879-5016.
Fri.—Hard rockers Little Caesar, 9 p.m., $15; followed by Boogie Knights.
Sat.—Get simultaneously “Hot Blooded” and “Cold as Ice” with confused classic-rock weathermen Foreigner, 9 p.m.; $56.
THE CAT CLUB, 8911 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. Over 21. (310) 657-0888.
Fri.—Club Fiend with music TBA.
Sun.—Happenin’ Harry & the Hap Tones.
Mon.—Alex, Dafni, Betsy Larkin, Joaquin Vincent.
Tues.—Abraxas Bridge, Jeff Murray, American Headtrip, PH7, Leo Machalo, others.
Thurs.—The Star Fuckers; plus, Red Pants, Whiskey Dicks, McGrath, Tommy Peacock, others.
COBALT CAFE, 22047 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 348-3789.
Fri.—Shishkababy Squad, Union Decay, Citizen, Scale The Summit, American Conflict, Code Orange, Encomma, Brimstone Image,6:15 p.m.; $7.
Sat.—Sable Arms,My Call to Arms, Fate by Fire, The Letter Red, The Alagash,Buried in Silence.
Mon.—AH, Xbattleshipx, Looking Up, Heads Up, Letlive, A Dying Dream, Daggermouth, 6:15 p.m.
Every Tues.—Rick Lupert hosts the spoken-word open reading, 9 p.m. (sign up at 8:30 p.m.; one-drink min.); preceded by an open mike at 8 p.m. This week’s guest is poet Sarah Maclay (Weeding the Duchess, Shadow of Light).
THE COFFEE GALLERY BACKSTAGE, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. A small aerie hosting noted folk-country-Americana musicians. (626) 398-7917.
GO Sat.—Ian Whitcomb, the British master of pop arcana (and former teen idol, thanks to his freaky, gaspy 1965 hit “You Really Turn Me On”), delves into his trove of Tin Pan Alley, music hall and who knows what else; plus, multi-instrumental kingpin Fred Sokolow; $15.