Thurs.—Model Airplanes, Banner Day, Middlesex, Enid the Dowl.
Other Rock & Pop Events
The Fold presents Sea Wolf, Modern Memory at El Cid, 4212 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake; Fri., Feb. 3. (323) 668-0318.
The 99-Cent Special hip-hops with Bleu Collar at Little Temple, 4515 Santa Monica Blvd., Silver Lake; Fri., Feb. 3; 99 cents before 11 p.m. (323) 660-4540.
GO Punk chaos from the reunited The Germs (with Pat Smear’s still-demonic riffing, and actor Shane West subbing for the late Darby Crash); also, punk wisenheimers The Dickies; longtime Cerritos homies Channel 3 (“Manzanar”); and The Diffs; at The Vault 350, 350 Pine Ave., Long Beach; Fri., Feb. 3, 9 p.m.; $17.50. (562) 590-5566.
Cubensis does the Dead at McMurphy’s, 72 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena; Fri., Feb. 3. (626) 666-1445.
At The Good Hurt: Autoflow, Will Segar, Chaza, The Davey G. Project, Fri., Feb. 3; Junkbox, Glimmer Stars, Sat., Feb. 4; 12249 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista; 21 & over. (310) 390-1076.
At Paladino’s: Wiggy-wild sci-fi industrialists Carbon 9 break out with their full-blown theatrical stage show, also Seven40Seven, A Negative, Entrophy, Psydeaffect, Fri., Feb. 3; former MSG screecher Robin MacAuley, plus Xpeld, Lights Out, Dopamine, Sat., Feb. 4; 6101 Reseda Blvd., Tarzana; music at 8 p.m. (818) 342-1563.
The Mule Newman Band, Fri., Feb. 3; Johnny the Bossman, Sat., Feb. 4; Leslie & Sheldon, others, Thurs., Feb. 9; at The Riverbottom, 4201 W. Olive Ave., Burbank. For info, call (818) 541-1522.
At Boardner’s: Goth haven Bar Sinisterhas Mankind Is Obsolete, Texas Death Star, Sat., Feb. 4; Club London with music TBA, Sun., Feb. 5; 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hlywd. (323) 462-9621.
Country rockers Grant Langston & the Supermodels promise “a fab night of shit-kicking fun”; also, 50 Cent Haircut, The Good Ole Country Railroad; at The Old Town Pub, 66 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena; Sat., Feb. 4, 9 p.m. (626) 577-6583.
The Clamour make a racket at Club au Go-Go at M Bar, 1253 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Sat., Feb. 4, 10 p.m.; over 21; $7. (323) 856-0036.
Health sets up at Il Corral, 664 N. Heliotrope Dr., Silver Lake; Mon., Feb. 6, 9:30 p.m.; $5. (323) 663-0137.
GO “Pop-coated multimedia outfit” The Spores, with Molly McGuire (Earthlings, Mondo Generator), stir up trouble at The 3 Clubs, 1123 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Thurs., Feb. 9, 10 p.m.; no cover. (323) 462-6441.
At Safari Sam’s: Check out this reincarnation of the former South Bay hot spot with nostalgia merchants Sex Pistols Experience, The Ramonas, Raw Power Rangers, Thurs., Feb. 9, 9:30 p.m., $12; 5214 W. Sunset Blvd., Hlywd.; all ages. (323) 666-7267.
—Jonny Whiteside & Falling James
Dance ClubsThis Week Only
LICK DISCO BALLSat., Feb. 4. Those wild after-hours club kids, Juicy Jay and Colonel Clique, spin sexy sounds, and Felix offers a photo exhibit and “live late-night lingerie pillow fight.” 10 p.m.-4 a.m.; over 21; $10. 1001 First St., dwntwn. For more info on loft location and advance tix, see www.weirdfix.com.
AKBARFri.-Sat.: DJs spinning everything from electro-booty to ’80s nuggets kick this mixed spot up a notch. Thurs.: Dirty Dirty House Club returns with house grooves from DJ Tony Powell. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 21; free before 10 p.m., $5 after. 4356 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 665-6810.
ARENAFri.: Heaven returns with new resident DJ 4 Strings spinning trance and more. Sat.: It’s Boys’ Night, with pop, Latin, hip-hop and more, courtesy of DJ Mike and Ernie Pearl; $12. Sun.: Noche de Bandas has dancing to live Latin bands; families welcome, but under 18 must be accompanied by an adult; $12. Wed.: A Delicious night of beats, featuring hip-hop DJs, go-go dancers, a merengue lounge and a mostly gay crowd; $5. (323) 692-3636. Thurs.: Young trendoids dance to Top 40 pop faves on the turntables and up on a giant screen at Tigerheat,a raging, mostly gay mash; 10 p.m.-2 a.m.; over 18; $8. Fri.: Lipsticksmacks you with electronica, hip-hop and trip-hop. Early Fri.-Sat.: Girls’ Night has the Hollywood Men exotic show, a choreographed beefcake extravaganza; Fri., 8:30 p.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.; over 18; $20-$15. Call for resv. (818) 845-8457. Club nights, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., except Sat. till 4 a.m.; valet parking.Full bar, food available until mid. 6655 Santa Monica Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 462-0714.
AVALANDFri.: Dancing to DJs spinning hip-hop and rock. Sat.: Avaland is the city’s most ominous electronic-music night with equally impressive guest DJs; over 18; $10. Other nights, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.; over 21; cover varies. 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd. (323) 462-3000.
BOARDNER’SFri.: Touching Bass, from the creators of Bar 330 and Sky Sushi, is a cool and casual night of beats from DJs including Al Jackson, Butta, Jay-P and more; $5. Sat.: Bar Sinister has “devilish dame dancers,” DJs spinning a dark web of sounds, and a lounge for sinful pleasures; live performances; dress code: black; $10, $15 if not in dress code. (323) 769-7070. Sun.: Club London celebrates English beats of yore with tribute bands and DJs; over 18; $10. (213) 486-4300. Mon.: Totally radical ’80s night Blue Mondays. Wed.: Club Moscowrocks with Paul (Club 82) and other DJs spinning new wave, electro and indie rock. Thurs.: The promoters behind Club Bang! offer Spy Club, a mod-ern new gathering for the over-21 crowd, featuring indie rock, Brit pop, electro on the decks from DJs including Chris B., Dia, and Joseph Brooks, plus live bands on the outdoor stage. See Rock & Pop for live schedule. Clubs 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m. (except where noted); over 21. 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hlywd. (323) 462-9621.