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Thursday, Oct 25 2007
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BLUE OCTOBER with Yellowcard, Shiny Toy Guns, LovedrugGREEK THEATRE, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., L.A.; Fri., Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

MATCHBOX TWENTY THE WILTERN LG, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Fri., Oct. 26, 8 p.m. (213) 380-5005.

THE EAGLES, DIXIE CHICKS NOKIA THEATRE, 777 Chick Hearn Court, dwntwn.; Fri.-Sat., Oct. 26-27, 8:15 p.m. (213) 763-6020 or www.nokiatheatrela.com.

STRUNG OUT AVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Sat., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. (213) 480-3232 or www.avalonhollywood.com.

GO ROKY ERICKSON & THE EXPLOSIVES with 1990’sEL REY THEATRE, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. (323) 936-6400. See Music Pick.

HOT HOT HEAT with Bedouin SoundclashHENRY FONDA THEATER, 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd.; Sun., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. (323) 464-0808.

GO PINBACK with Frightened RabbitTHE WILTERN LG, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. (213) 380-5005. See Music Pick.

GLASSJAW AVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. (213) 480-3232 or www.avalonhollywood.com.

GO BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN & THE E STREET BAND L.A. SPORTS ARENA, 3939 S. Figueroa St., L.A.; Mon.-Tues., Oct. 29-30, 7:30 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

GO TEGAN & SARA with Northern StateORPHEUM THEATRE, 842 S. Broadway, dwntwn.; Mon., Oct. 29, 7 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE with Mastodon, Jaguar LoveNOKIA THEATRE, 777 Chick Hearn Court, dwntwn.; Mon., Oct. 29, 8:15 p.m. (213) 763-6020.

AVENGED SEVENFOLD with Operator, The Confession, Black TideTHE WILTERN LG, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Mon., Oct. 29, 8 p.m. (213) 380-5005.

GO REGINA SPEKTOR THE WILTERN LG, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Tues., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. (213) 380-5005. See Music feature.

GO BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE with New BuffaloORPHEUM THEATRE, 842 S. Broadway, dwntwn.; Tues., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. (213) 480-3232. See Music Pick.

GO BATTLES with No AgeHENRY FONDA THEATER, 6126 Hollywood Blvd.; Tues., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. (323) 464-0808.

GO TED LEO & THE PHARMACISTS with Quasi, ShortstackEL REY THEATRE, 5515 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Tues., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. (323) 936-6400.

GO NEIL YOUNG with Pegi Young, Anthony CrawfordNOKIA THEATRE, 777 Chick Hearn Ct., dwntwn.; Tues., Oct. 30, 8:15 p.m. (213) 763-6020. See Music Pick.

STATIC-X with Shadows Fall, Divine Heresy, 3 Inches of BloodAVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. (213) 480-3232 or www.avalonhollywood.com.

GREGORIAN MASTERS OF CHANT WILSHIRE THEATRE, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills; Tues., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

DANZIG with Gorgeous FrankensteinGREEK THEATRE, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., L.A.; Wed., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

GO HORRORPOPS NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, 900 Exposition Blvd., L.A.; Wed., Oct. 31. (213) 763-3466.

GO THE POGUES with Ted Leo & the Pharmacists (Wed. only), William Elliott WhitmoreTHE WILTERN LG, 3790 Wilshire Blvd., L.A.; Wed.-Thurs., Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 8:30 p.m. (213) 380-5005. See Music Pick.

CHIODOS with Emery, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, The Devil Wears Prada, UndermindedAVALON, 1735 N. Vine St., Hlywd.; Thurs., Nov. 1, 7 p.m. (213) 480-3232.

DIOS MALOS RIO HONDO COLLEGE, Wray Theater, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier; Thurs., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. (562) 692-0921.

Clubs

THE AIRLINER, 2419 N. Broadway, L.A. (323) 707-7212.

GO Fri.—Urban Underground presents The Sistem, Medusa & All-Female MC Collective, The Swimteam, GiftedbornWisdom, many others.

Sat.—Lady Killers, Down & Blue, Surrender the Pink.

GO Wed.—Daddy Kev’s Low End Theory has Themselves (Dose One & Jel), Daedelus, much more.

ALEX’S BAR, 2913 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. (562) 434-8292.

Fri.—The Warlocks, The Meek & Magic Lantern.

GO Sat.—Throw Rag, Filthy Thieving Bastards, The Bolides, The Mormons.

Sun.—Free Moral Agents, Sparrow Love Crew.

Thurs.—American Relay, 16 Frames, Last Campfire.

ALL STAR LANES, 4459 Eagle Rock Blvd., Eagle Rock. www.myspace.com/bowlinganddrinking.

Sun.—The Nixes, The Bentleys, Tremellow.

GO Wed.—Henry Clay People, Radars to the Sky, The Natural Disasters, Service Group, Downtown Union, The Fresas, The Monolators.

ANARCHY LIBRARY, 13250 Woodruff Ave., Downey. Over 21. (562) 803-9134.

Fri.—Piss Pops, Barbie & the Hookers, Viva Knieval.

BLUE CAFE, 210 The Promenade, Long Beach. (562) 983-7111.

Fri.—Cubensis, Ticket to Ride.

Sat.—Glory for the People, Held Hostage.

Sun.—Las Aranas, Dropdead Beats, Sayed Sabrina.

Tues.—Nightlight.

BOARDNER’S, 1652 N. Cherokee Ave., Hlywd. (323) 462-9621 or www.boardners.com.

Sat.—The Bats & Butterflies blowout with Godhead.

THE BORDELLO, 901 E. First St., dwntwn. (213) 687-3766.

Fri.—See Spot pumps out two sets of ska.

Sun.—The Muse Project, a cabaret revue.

Mon.—Moving Picture Show, The Fizzies, Crash Kings.

Tues.—El Manifesto, Radio Angelina, La Mala Influencia, Solares.

Thurs.—Bryony Atkinson, Black Olive.

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF ABNORMAL ARTS (CIA), 11334 Burbank Blvd., N. Hlywd. (818) 506-6353.

Fri.—Battered Souls, Bethany’s Home, Blackwater Prophecy, Ghosts on the Radio.

Wed.—Radioactive Chickenheads, Kids of Widney High; plus, a “secret guest band.”

THE CANYON, 28912 Roadside Dr., Agoura Hills. (818) 879-5016.

Fri.—America.

Sat.—Peter Frampton.

THE CAT CLUB, 8911 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 657-0888.

Fri.—Undercover Sluts, Resistance, The Logan.

Sat.—The Starfuckers, Dirty Pearls, Dreaded Dreams, Lieutenants, Rainshine, Candygram for Mongo.

Mon.—Laura Harley, Lindsey Cameron, Mai Lan, Olivia.

Tues.—Julie Moffitt, Melissa Harding, Futhermuckers, Allison Kyler.

Thurs.—The Starfuckers, Aquatic Influence, Late Nite Access, The Links, Caught Up, The Drills.

COBALT CAFE, 22047 Sherman Way, Canoga Park. (818) 348-3789.

Fri.—Off the Record, Zachary Michael Cole, Broke & Down, The BoHunks, Hideo, Tiliesin.

Sat.—The Shit Blasters, Derr Skins, Narkotic Youth, Exile, Shishkababy Squad, Priority Thorton, Ninty Years without Slumber.

Sun.—Nun Abortion, Nefarious Rites, Frozen Water Burial, Last Hours, Empires Ablaze, The Nauseating Stab.

Mon.—Wasted Days, The Rarities, The Malfunktion, Acidistic Reflux, Fuzzy Love.

Every Tues.—Rick Lupert hosts an open reading.

THE COCAINE (at Live Jazz), 366 E. Second St., dwntwn. (213) 680-0047.

Sat.—Siamese Guns, The Emi Kasai Band.

CRASH MANSION L.A., 1024 S. Grand Ave., L.A. (213) 747-0999.

Sat.—Piel, Buddy Akai, DJ Audio Puppet. First, Paul Green’s School of Rockwith 50 youthful rockhounds TBA grinding out covers, 4 p.m.

Tues.—U-N-I, DJ Journey.

THE DERBY, 4500 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Feliz. (323) 663-8979.

Fri.—Capitalist Hippie Complex, Strive Roots, Native.

Sat.—The Pink Peek-a-boos.

Sun.—NoHo West.

Mon.—The Secret Burlesque Show.

Tues.—The Frail, Julian, Sam Sparro, Spencer, Trouble Andrew.

Wed.—The Gemmeloosen, Bourbon County, Snew.

Thurs.—Sweetleaf, Curanderos, Zero Nueve.

THE ECHO, 1822 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. (213) 413-8200.

GO Fri.—Monsters Are Waiting, War Tapes haunt the Echo. Downstairs in the Echoplex: Uncle, Goon Moon, 9 p.m. (enter at 1154 Glendale Blvd.). See Music Pick.

GO Sat.—A rare visit from the Clean’s David Kilgour; plus, Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci singer Euros Childs, 7 p.m.; $12; all ages. See Music Pick. Later, Deadbolt, Ghastly Ones hit the stage, 10 p.m.; $15; over 18.

Sun.—Part Time Punks with the PTP DJ crew. At 5 p.m., the no-cover, all-ages Grand Ol’ Echo has Mike Stinson, Old Californio, Sally Jaye, Madame Pamita, Triple Chicken Foot.

Mon.—Castledoor, Frankel; no cover.

GO Tues.—New Young Pony Club, Muscles kick off a live dance party, 8:30 p.m.; $18; over 18. See Music Pick. In the Echoplex: Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore’s Trees Outside the Academy tour with Christina Carter & Heather Leigh Murray’s Scores, 8:30 p.m.; $20; over 18.

Wed.—Tristeze, Aquaduct, Georgie James. In the Echoplex: Dub Club with reggae DJs, 9 p.m.

Thurs.—You Me & Iowa, Coco B’s, Saint Motel.

FAIS DO-DO, 5257 W. Adams Blvd., L.A. (323) 954-8080.

Fri.—Billy Diamond’s Blues Night with live music TBA.

Sun.—Inobe.

Wed.—Lily Barsha’s Haunted Cabaret.

GENGHIS COHEN, 740 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. (323) 653-0640.

Fri.—Jeff Young, Jeff Michael, Adam Asher.

Sat.—Nathan Anderson.

Mon.—Jonathan Blake, Anita Coats.

Tues.—Peech, Marianne Keith, Noah Sugarman.

Wed.—Stefan Marks, Jason Reeves.

Thurs.—Lisa Dewey, Chris Pureka, Andrea Gibson.

THE GIG, 7302 Melrose Ave., Hlywd. (323) 936-4440.

Fri.—Whiskey Circus, Omission, Curious Primate.

Sat.—Resurrect Effect, Ballistic Groove, The Stex Jebba, Shoobie, Sapphire Sky.

Sun.—On Bended Knee, Bonerott, Ioma, Throttle.

Mon.—Touch Response, Ekphrasis, Snew, Red.

Tues.—DeeDee Foster, Terron Brooks, Breathing Room, The Cameron Band.

Wed.—Exit Head, Beyond the Ruins, Endrio, Shotgun Facelift.

Thurs.—Agnus & DidgeriDrew, The White Sundays, Chris Chappell.

THE GOOD HURT, 12249 Venice Blvd., Mar Vista. (310) 390-1076.

Fri.—The Emi Kasai Band, The Atma, Four Minutes Til’ Midnight, The Big Provider.

Sat.—Susan & the Rumors, Veritas, Lemon Drop Kick.

Sun.—Lo:lita, Severed; “gothic” comedian Mark White.

Mon.—The Trainwrecks, Citizen Savant, Phantom .357, Red Circle Underground, PS Nevermind.

Tues.—Jumbo Smooth, Amor, Country Muscle, June Suckerfish Spawn.

Wed.—Bo Davis & the Dreamers, Street Legends, Product, A Dark December, Translation Audio.

Thurs.—Dan Rockett’s Black Market Radio, Side Eight.

THE HOTEL CAFÉ, 1623½ N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 461-2040.

Fri.—Greg Laswell, 16 Frames, Shotgun Honeymoon, Big Phony, AfterGlo.

Sat.—Coby Brown & the 11:11’s, Zachariah & the Lobos Riders, Common Rotation, Thomas Ian Nicholas.

Sun.—Michael Mazochi, Kelli Hanson, Chuck Cannon, Frank Giampaolo, Ray Don & the Backwash Band.

Mon.—Limbeck, Annie Stela, Rachael Cantu, Tiffany Randol.

Tues.—Gemma Hayes, Steve Reynolds, Melineh Kurdian, Chris & Thomas, Jonathan McEuen.

Thurs.—Rob Giles, The Life of Riley, The Brian Travis Band, Pete Macleod, Justin Nozuka.

HOUSE OF BLUES, 8430 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (323) 848-5100.

Fri.—Johnny Vatos.

GO Sat.—The KROQ Kreepshow with System of a Down’s Serj Tankian.

Sun.—Behemoth, Job for a Cowboy.

GO Mon.—Ghostface Killah, Rakim, Brother Ali. See Music Pick.

Tues.—Chevelle, 2 Cents, Tyler Read.

GO Wed.—Cypress Hill.

Thurs.—Kelly Rowland, Mario.

IL CORRAL, 664 N. Heliotrope Dr., Silver Lake. www.ilcorral.net.

Fri.—Spartacus, Uni & Her Ukulele, Chris Russell, Bavab Bavab.

THE JOINT, 8771 W. Pico Blvd., L.A. Pizza. Full bar. Over 21. (310) 275-2619.

Fri.—Extra Cheese, Brothaz Bent, Mista Mellow, Azul.

GO Every Mon.—Waddy Wachtel, Brett Tuggle, Phil Jones keep their Big Monday ball rolling; $10.

KEY CLUB, 9039 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 274-5800.

GO Sun.—Josie Cotton celebrates the release of a new CD.

Mon.—Metal Skool, Nocturne.

Tues.—Iglu & Hartley; no cover.

GO Thurs.—The Aggrolites, Breakestra, The Boogaloo Assassins, Police & Thieves, The Misguided.

KING KING, 6555 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 960-9234.

Tues.—Matt White.

GO Wed.—The Binges, Sasquatch, Jessie Deluxe, HDR.

THE KNITTING FACTORY, 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 463-0204.

Fri.—Uh Huh Her, X Ray OK.

Sat.—The Club Vodka Halloween Party has the stellar metal confab The Big Ball Stars, many others TBA.

GO Sun.—Skalloween 2007, an all-club brawl with Union 13, The Black Rose Phantoms, La Resistencia, JLB, La Muerte, The Triggers, The Switch Ups, others.

Mon.—MC Chris. In the bar: Building Rome in a Day, The Perfect Victim, Scarlet Grey, Matcli, Silent Envy, 7 p.m. In the lounge: The Scuffs, The Scarred, Sayaka, Locked & Loaded, 7:30 p.m.

Tues.—Fatlip & Tre Hardson, Omni, DJ Cee Brown, DJ Twist One. In the bar: Indio, Cellophane Funk Project, Gather No Moss, Magic Grits, 8 p.m. In the lounge: Sean Galuszka, 7:30 p.m.; at 9 p.m., Bluebeat Lounge.

Wed.—DJ Krush sets up for a four-hour session. In the lounge: Batlord, 8 p.m.

Thurs.—JJ Grey & Mofro, Marc Ford. In the bar: Racquel Roberts & the Holiday Elves, Brownstone, 8 p.m. In the lounge: Mr. Gnome, 7:30 p.m.

LARGO, 432 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. (323) 852-1073.

Fri.—The Greg Proops Chat Show.

Tues.—Eban Schletter’s Witching Hour.

Thurs.—Jon Brion.

LIGHTHOUSE CAFE, 30 Pier Ave., Hermosa Beach. Cover $5 Fri.-Sun., free weeknights. Full bar. Over 21. (310) 372-6911.

Fri.—Thank You Drive Thru, HS Hookup Kings.

Sat.—Mara & the Big Rockstars, Frater Band, Aragorn & Olivia.

Sun.—Identity Theft, Jahmark & the Soulshakers.

Tues.—Hanging on Halos, Fib Punk, Shaimus, Zankoma.

Wed.—Bad Kitty Project, Detour.

LIVE AT THE LOUNGE, 1018 Hermosa Ave., Hermosa Beach. (310) 372-1193.

Fri.—Nathan Anderson, Luis Oliart, Todd Washington, Sara Haze.

Sun.—Harry Manx, Claudia Russell.

MALIBU INN, 22969 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. (310) 456-6060.

Fri.—Colbie Caillat, Chris Pierce.

Sat.—Battalion of Saints, The Duane Peters Gunfight.

Sun.—Rebelution, The B Foundation, Rude Boy Roots.

McCABE’S, 3101 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 828-4403.

Fri.—Whiskey Chimp.

GO Sat.—The X-man John Doe does two sets.

THE MINT, 6010 W. Pico Blvd., L.A. (323) 954-9400.

Fri.—The Benevento-Russo Duo.

Sun.—Katy Mae, Correspondents.

Mon.—Kevin Kanner & the Mint Band.

Wed.—Das Vibenbass.

Thurs.—Katira, Evan Brau, Dave Schultz’s Living Room.

MOLLY MALONE’S IRISH PUB, 575 S. Fairfax Ave., L.A. (310) 578-5591, Ext. 2, or (323) 935-1577.

Fri.—Tango 9, Beth, Adam & Hedge, Echo Division, Port.

Sat.—The Steve Casper Band, Rusty Tinder, Cameron Dye, Peter Goetz.

Sun.—Paul Zollo, Bob Malone.

Mon.—The Davises, The Daniels, Natalie Davidson.

Tues.—The Mighty Regis; also, Cranky George, featuring James Fearnley (yeah, he of the Pogues), with Dermot & Kieran Mulroney.

Wed.—Catahoula, The Ty Taylor Revue.

Thurs.—The Dirges, The Mighty Regis.

MR. T’S BOWL, 5621½ N. Figueroa Ave., Highland Park. (323) 256-7561.

Fri.—The Keith Walsh Experience, Multiple Now Syndrome, The Lofty Canaanites, The Shards.

GO Sat.—Blue Mask with Mad Lovers, The Fleagles, Motorcycle Black Madonnas, Backbiter, The Beggars, 9 p.m.; $5. See Music Pick.

Sun.—Pantuflas, Hard Place, Blue Jungle; no cover.

Mon.—The Abe Lincoln Story, Ollin, Cracker & a Coaster.

Tues.—The Janitor; no cover.

Wed.—Psychosexorama with Thee Cormans, Rover’s Pinky, plus “hot burlesque chicks,” the mutha-funkin’ DJs, DJ Freakstik13, more.

Thurs.—Muso, Enid the Dowl, The Kris Special, The Fresas; no cover.

PIG ’N WHISTLE, 6714 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 463-0000.

Fri.—Ryan Dilmore, Jessica Childress, Tim Vatterott, Chad Christ, Lizzy Williams, Douglas Showalter.

Sat.—Beenmia, Keith Calkins, John Neira, The Sacred Language; also folks d.b.a. The Middle Class (not the Orange County post-punk band).

RAINBOW BAR & GRILL, 9015 W. Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 278-4232.

Fri.—Rich Nixson, Cranium Skylight, Adam Havlicek, Dee Smith.

Sat.—Justin Figueroa, Input Unknown.

Thurs.—Liora Sinderman, Dawn Mitschele, The Volume Knockers, Product.

RELAX BAR, 5511 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 460-6705.

Fri.—Intronaut, Watch Me Burn, National Sunday Law, Hurt Model, Exhausted Prayer.

Sat.—Shields, Anything After, Victim Vision.

ROOM 5 LOUNGE, 143 N. La Brea Ave., L.A. (323) 938-2504.

Fri.—Colin Elliott, Kristin Proffit.

Sat.—Alana Sweetwater, Grass Gypsys.

Mon.—Ernie Halter, Gabriel Mann, Victoria Vox, Rob Giles, Juliet Lloyd.

ROXY, 9009 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 276-2222.

GO Sat.—Lightweight pop-rockers The Donnas, contrastingly seedy former L7 singer-guitarist Donita Sparks; also, American Bang.

Sun.—Showman Cliq, Kross Fire Sound, Skeme, Falling for Tomorrow, The Dazed Youth.

Mon.—The Knives, Bangkok 5, The Dreaming, My Evolution, Airbourne.

Thurs.—One Year Yesterday, Coda Vesta, Relax to Paris.

RUSTY’S SURF RANCH, 256 Santa Monica Pier. All ages. (310) 393-7386.

Fri.—Pam Lyn King, The Sindicate, Better Luck Next Time.

Sat.—Theo, Jah Quest, Living Stone.

SAFARI SAM’S, 5214 Sunset Blvd., Hlywd. (323) 666-7267.

Fri.—Stockholm.

Sat.—Dave & Deke Combo; guitar chieftain TK Smith.

Sun.—Killola rips it up. First, no-cover Brunch Americana from Sugar Daddys, Cathouse Thumpers, DJ Jeff W, noon.

Mon.—Chirgilchin, “master throat singers from Tuva.”

GO Tues.—The Oohlas, Maxeen, Crash Encore.

Wed.—Devil Doll, Rezurex, Grave Danger, Drop Dead Beats.

THE SCENE, 806 E. Colorado St., Glendale. (818) 241-7029.

Fri.—Far Out.

Sat.—The Softlightes.

Sun.—Teaneck, The Numbers Station, The Loving, Flashing Red Lights.

Mon.—The Order of the Fly, Murderland, The White Coffin Terror, Silent Meow; no cover.

Tues.—The Glimmer Stars, The Condors, The Dedication.

Wed.—The Egos, The Night Slaves, Mutant Press, Le Face, Savoir Faire.

Thurs.—Hazelden, Kissing Tigers, Spider Problem.

SILVERLAKE LOUNGE, 2906 Sunset Blvd. (323) 666-2407.

Mon.—Aushua, In Waves, We Barbarians, Matt Death & the New Intellectuals; no cover.

Tues.—The Procession, Last American Buffalo, The World Record, Francisco the Man, Gabrial Matcek.

Wed.—Flaming Fire, My Barbarian, Discount Cruise to Hell.

Thurs.—Junior League, Sally Jaye, ZRA.

THE SMELL, 247 S. Main St., dwntwn. No phone. www.thesmell.org.

Fri.—A++, Bizzart, Casy & Brian, The Red Hot Silly Peppers.

Sat.—Captain Ahab, Copy, Atole, IE.

Sun.—Child Abuse, Upsilon Acrux, Bipolar Bear.

Thurs.—Bad Dudes, Planets, Totally Serious.

SPACELAND, 1717 Silver Lake Blvd., Silver Lake. (323) 661-4380 or www.clubspaceland.com.

GO Fri.—Babyland, Not the Government, System Syn.

Sat.—Richard Buckner, David Dondero, War Children.

GO Sun.—Neil Hamburger hosts Reno in L.A., a comic-variety show with Harvey Sid Fisher, Andy Kindler.

Mon.—Oliver Future, Steve Barton & the Oblivion Click.

Tues.—Girth, Das Vibenbass, Not in the House.

Wed.—The Deadly Syndrome.

TAIX, 1911 W. Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. (213) 484-1265.

Sat.—Horse Painters, Eugene Edwards, Neighborhood Bullys.

GO Wed.—Funk-mad prophets Atomic Sherpas, Tulsa Skull Swingers.

GO Thurs.—Inviting country duo Lonesome Spurs.

TANGIER, 2138 Hillhurst Ave., Los Feliz. (323) 666-8666.

Fri.—Moira Smiley & VOCO, Emily Wells.

Sun.—Josh Ottum, The One AM Radio, Tara Busch.

Mon.—Just Off Turner plus comedy. In the Solo Lounge: Mallory Bishop, Courtney Fortune, Dinesh Lekhraj, Ohad Edward, Life Nine.

TEMPLE BAR, 1026 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica. Over 21. (310) 393-6611.

Fri.—Orgone, with Fanny Franklin, ballyhoo a new release.

Sat.—Jacqueline Fuentes, The West 8 Five, Santino.

Mon.—Suzy Williams & Her Solid Senders.

Tues.—Sumoskinny, Leah Boshen, Briene Moore.

GO Wed.—Hip-hop diva Medusa, Zane One, Black Bird.

GO Thurs.—Michelle Shocked raises the roof. See Music Pick.

THE TROUBADOUR, 9081 Santa Monica Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 276-6168.

GO Fri.—Caribou, Born Ruffians. See Music Pick.

Sat.—1990s, The Airborne Toxic Event, Inberst.

GO Sun.—Final Fantasy, Cadence Weapon, Nifty. See Music Pick.

Mon.—Saves the Day; sold out.

Tues.—Federico Aubele, Mexican Dubwiser.

Thurs.—The VLA, Cavil at Rest, Pistol Pistol, The Magnificent Ambersons.

VAULT 350, 350 Pine Ave., Long Beach. (562) 590-5566.

GO Sat.—A fine, surly lineup of old-school punks: T.S.O.L., Smut Peddlers, 45 Grave, The Detours, The Crowd.

Sun.—The Pack, Jupiter Rising.

GO Wed.—Ghostface Killah, Rakim, Brother Ali.

Thurs.—Originales de San Juan.

VIPER ROOM, 8852 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 358-1880.

Sat.—Joe Firstman.

Mon.—Porterville, Hazelden, Totally Radd, Radars to the Sky.

Tues.—Black President, Supercreep, Dead Heart Saints.

Wed.—Bela, The Mythical Creatures.

Thurs.—The Ringers, Dutch Pink.

THE WESTCHESTER, 5630 W. Manchester Blvd., L.A. (310) 670-2366.

Fri.—Urraka, Diciembre Gris, Joe Fernandez, Marujah.

WHISKY A GOGO, 8901 Sunset Blvd., W. Hlywd. (310) 652-4202.

Sat.—Out of Grey, Axson, Gutterfish, Seven Perfect 7, Din Caliber, Tim & the 23’s, Uprise.

Sun.—5 Star Loser, Rob Michaels, Childhood Dilemma, The Councilmen, Lonely Mattress Salesmen, A Midnight Light.

Mon.—Nephilim, Mind Delay, Revlon Red, No Exit, Concrete Ritual, The Situation.

Tues.—D’Priest, Big City Lights, Dirty Madame, Prowler, Diffuse, A Night with Polaris, City in Flames.

Wed.—Midnight Reign, Reactor, Slavedriver 13, Sinfection, Echo Code, After the Flesh, One Shot Suicide.

Other Rock & Pop

Phosphorescent, Robert Francis, Firs light up EL CID RESTAURANT, 4212 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake; Fri., Oct. 26, 9 p.m. (323) 668-0318.

GO The New Fidelity, Peachfuzz play a pre-Halloween shindig (with a cash-prize costume contest, kiddies) at THE PALMER ROOM, 3387 Motor Ave., W.L.A.; Fri., Oct. 26. (310) 839-2500.

The Emotional Wrecks, Ali Handel get in touch with their feelings at SANTA MONICA BAR & GRILLE, 3321 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica; Sun., Oct. 28, 8 p.m. (310) 453-5001.

Invitation All-Stars invite themselves over to LIQUID KITTY, 11780 W. Pico Blvd., L.A.; Sun., Oct. 28, 10 p.m. (310) 473-3707.

GO Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche throws his Phantom Punch; AMOEBA MUSIC, 6400 Sunset Blvd., Hlywd.; Tues., Oct. 30, 7 p.m. (323) 245-6500.

Dave Beritz & the Crown City Bombers rip it up at FARMERS MARKET, 6333 W. Third St., L.A.; Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m. (323) 933-9211 or www.farmersmarketla.com.

—Jonny Whiteside & Falling James

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    The COWABUNGA! - 30 Years of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tribute show opened Friday night at Iam8bit. Guests donned their beloved turtle graphic tees, onesies and a couple April O'Neils were there to report on all the mean, green, fighting machine action. Artist included Jude Buffum, Tony Mora, Nan Lawson, leesasaur, Jim Rucc, Mitch Ansara, Guin Thompson, Stratman, Gabe Swarr, Joseph Harmon, Alex Solis, Allison Hoffman, Jose Emroca Flores, Jack Teagle and more. All photos by Shannon Cottrell.
  • Are Westerns For The Weak? Not According to "Sensei" Martin Kove
    Decades ago, the western film was king, with nearly 100 produced every year at their peak in the 1940s, and their popularity extending years beyond. But today, other than rare successes like Django Unchained or True Grit, the genre is not in great shape. Films such as Cowboys and Aliens and The Lone Ranger failed to spark new interests in the western. It's a tough nut to crack, but veteran movie bad guy Martin Kove -- most well known for his role as Sensei John Kreese in The Karate Kid -- is passionate about the classic American film genre and is trying to revive it. We spent an afternoon at his home talking about westerns and how to make the genre interesting again. All photos by Jared Cowan.
  • Scenes from The Gallery of Film Poster Art at CSUN
    The Gallery of Film Poster Art at Cal State Northridge is the country's only permanent university exhibit dedicated to the art of the movie poster. The gallery houses rare and international film posters from the collection of Steve Olson, whose business card reads "Buyer of Investment Properties -- Collector of Rare Movie & Art Posters." John Schultheiss, Professor of Cinema and Television Arts at CSUN as well as the curator of the poster gallery, says he's heard from visitors that it's the best-kept secret in L.A. CSUN doesn't advertise the gallery so people have to stumble across it or hear of it somehow. Schultheiss hopes that people will begin to associate CSUN with something particularly important and special after visiting the gallery. All original photos by Jared Cowan.

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