Here’s your Monday night full of free (depending on where you roam):
► Australian multi-instrumentalist Xavier Rudd headlines the Fonda Theatre where he’ll be joined by Yeshe.
► Kiwis Opossom [check out "Blue Meanies"] and Ghost Wave — along with the just-added Exene Cervenka — are on deck for It’s a School Night at Bardot. DJ sets by MRTN and Vitalic Noise DJs.
► Bass guitar extraordinaire Duff McKagan takes on the Viper Room.
► Joyce Manor, Hop Along, ACxDC, Merry Christmas all gather at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock.
► And Bootleg Bar offers one of many free residencies tonight. Make sure to catch Kera & the Lesbians as well as supporting bands on the bill, the Sister Ruby Band and Kind Hearts & Coronets at the Bootleg Bar
► Things get supernaturally eclectic at the Echo where Superhumanoids continue their month-long stay. Tonight, their lineup totes James Supercave and Gothic Tropic. Kisses does a DJ set.
► Whiz kid Robert DeLong continues to demand dancing and face-painting down in the Echoplex. LA-EX and Five Knives open.
► The Satellite and Last in Class [pictured above] get cozy with some familiar faces. Ferraby Lionheart, Shark Toys and Bikos join the fun.
► And Sad Robot [check out "Hold On"] continues their run at Silverlake lounge with Alphabet and Orange Umbrella.
Sound On Sound at Los Globos
Narc, Va Va Vuerca, Damedas and Teals at the Central SAPC
Washed Out at Lure
Jason Joseph & the Spectacular, Penny Hewson, Jaz James and Clark Graham at the Hotel Café
Anahita Skye, Sarah Agajanian, Rebecca Sullivan and Faydean at the Mint
Little Miss Nasty at the Key Club
Cardiac and Raushi at the Good Hurt
Fellow Bohemian, Cherokee Fade, I Hate You Just Kidding and Randsburg at the Detroit Bar
Big Business, Federation X and Pterodacdudes at Alex’s Bar
Drag the River at SLO Brew