‣ Chuck Ragan and Hot Water Music are back with their first album since 2004. “Exister” came out last week to a warm embrace from longtime fans. The quartet celebrates its release with a sold-out show tonight at the Satellite.
‣ U.K. rock ’n’ soul trio Little Barrie – fronted by Primal Scream/Paul Weller/Edwyn Collins collaborator Barrie Cadogan (and including Virgil Howe, son of Yes’s Steve, on drums) – visits the Bootleg Bar behind last summer’s release “King of the Waves.” Auditorium and Willoughby open.
‣ New Zealand-born singer-songwriter Kimbra plays an intimate show at the Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
‣ And Canadian sextet Hey Rosetta! visits the Echo behind ATO Records’ deluxe re-release of their album “Seeds.” Rich Aucoin and A House for Lions support.
||| Download: Hey Rosetta!, “Yer Spring”[audio:http://www.tellallyourfriendspr.com/singles/heyrosetta_yerspring.mp3]
Broken Anchor and Ry Cuming at the Hotel Cafe
Jon McLaughlin at the Troubadour
Diamond Baby, Franky Perez & the Truth and Jared James Nichols at at the Viper Room
Seedless and Zen Robbi at the Roxy
StarKid at the House of Blues
Hugh Laurie at the El Rey Theatre
The Revelations at the Mint
Vardan Ovsepian and Miguel Atwood-Feruson at Bluewhale
Michelle Bellamy and JIm Hanft at WitzEnd
Novi Split and Brown and Blue at Lot 1 Cafe
Ballerina Black and the Mowgli’s at Amplyfi
Riverboat Gamblers and Biters at Alex’s Bar in Long Beach
Margot and the Nuclear So & So’s at the Constellation Room
Poor Sons at the Smell
The Hookers at the Redwood