LA Concert Calendar: June 20 – June 26

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rocky v***Recommended Show of the Week***
David Byrne, Arcade Fire @ Hollywood Bowl
Head to the Bowl Sunday night to watch the indie rock version of Rocky V. Aging veteran Rocky (David Byrne) takes the young hotshot Tommy Gunn (Arcade Fire) under his wing. Tommy wins some matches, gets really arrogant and then drops Rocky. Gunn gains the title belt but loses favor with the masses and realizes the only way to gain respect is to beat Rocky one-on-one…

Enon, Thunderbirds Are Now @ Troubadour
Digable Planets @ House of Blues

Futureheads @ Henry Fonda
Spoon @ Avalon
Junior Senior @ Spaceland
Mia Doi Todd @ Tangier
David Poe @ Largo
Dressy Bessy @ Echo
Nanci Griffith @ Amoeba (free)

Oxford Collapse @ Smell
The Like @ Spaceland
Aeon Spoke @ King King
Embrace @ Troubadour

Bell X1 @ Viper Room
Cloud Room, Let’s Go Sailing, Say Hi To Your Mom @ Echo (tickets at door)

Louis XIV @ Avalon
Madlib, Peanut Butter Wolf, J.Rocc, MED @ Vanguard
Madeleine Peyroux, Gabriela Anders @ Greek
Bell X1 @ Hotel Cafe
Dredg @ Henry Fonda

Jurassic 5, Donnas, Ozomatli, Louis XIV, Moving Units, VHS or BETA, Autolux, and more @ Electric Daisy Carnival
Mountain Goats @ Troubadour
Grant Lee Phillips @ Largo

David Byrne, Arcade Fire @ Hollywood Bowl
Preservation Hall Jazz Band @ Amoeba (free)

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