Rock/PopGeorge Jones at The Cerritos Center for The Performing Arts, 2/10David Lindley at McCabe’s, 2/11 & 2/12Steve Spacek at Temple Bar, 2/9Bob Mould, Curt Kirkwood at The Troubadour, 2/10Rocky Dawuni at Temple Bar, 2/11Devils & Angels Valentine’s Day Celebration at Saints & Sinners, 2/14. 10899 Venice Blvd., L.A. (310) 842-8066.Amy Farris at Genghis Cohen, 2/10Conjunto Primavera at The Gibson Amphitheatre, 2/10Rod Piazza at Harvelle’s, 2/10The Autumn Defense at Tangier, 2/10James Intveld, Mike Stinson, Anne McCue, Austin Hanks at Molly Malone’s, 2/12Jeff Tweedy, Nels Cline at The Henry Fonda Theatre, 2/12 & 2/13Beth Hart at The Knitting Factory, 2/15Papa’s Hat at The King King, 2/15An Evening with Great Big Sea at The El Rey, 2/15Deep Eddy at Harvelle’s, 2/15Jazz/ClassicalBeyond Music: Synchromy & The Paul Bailey Ensemble and Nicole Baker, with Ori Barel, Jonathan Beard, Dante De Silva, Sean Friar, Daniel Gall, Alan Lechuza, David Adler, Daren Burns, Annette Dilanchian, Sara Hae Jin Lee, Misuzu Kitazumi-Burns, Andrea Lith, more at Beyond Baroque, 2/12, 7 p.m.Bennie Wallace “Coleman Hawkins Project” with Alvin Queen, Anthony Wilson, Danton Boller, more at The Jazz Bakery, 2/9 – 2/12The John James Quartet with John James, Joe Gaeta, Peter Marshall and Gene Stone at Schatzi on Main, 2/15, 7- 11pm. 3110 Main St., Santa Monica.Bill Cunliffe Jazz Ensemble at The Vic, 2/9Johnny Mandel at The Jazz Bakery, 2/13. One night only.Nick Rosen Group at The Vic Late Night, 2/9, 12 a.m. to 2 a.m.Jeremy Pelt Quartet at The Jazz Bakery, 2/14 – 2/19Gilbert Moret, Jorge Del Pino Sextet, The Joe Espinoza Chico Big Band at The Alex Theatre, 2/12, 4 p.m. 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. (818) 243-Alex.St. James Sunday Concert Series: Kathrin and the Kat Band with Kathrin King Segal, Georgia Alwan, Charlie Brown, Gary and Lynch at The St James Presbyterian Church, 2/12, 4 p.m. 19414 Ventura Blvd., Tarzana. FREE.Readings / PerformanceAnn Fagan Ginger signs Challenging U.S. Human Rights Violations Since 9/11 at Dutton’s Beverly Hills, 2/9, 7 p.m.: “. . . Ann Fagan Ginger has pulled together a shocking compendium of human rights violations, and at the same time has given us practical tools, legal and political, for defending our liberties.” – Howard ZinnThe Un-Cab Lab at M-Bar, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 and 3/5, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. 1253 N. Vine. (323)993-3305 or uncabaret.comGo Where The Love Is: Valentine’s Day Uncabaret with Beth Lapides, Julia Sweeney and more at The M-Bar, 2/14, 1253 N. Vine. (323)993-3305 or uncabaret.comMasters of American Comics: The Fifth World: Fan Films and Fan Fiction at The Hammer, 2/15, 7 p.m. FREE.Riverdance at The Pantages Theatre, 2/7 – 2/19Asian Bird Flu Over The Cuckoo’s Nest at GTC-Burbank, 1111-B Olive Ave., Burbank. (818)754-4500Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty with Dan Graham, Tony Oursler, more at The Hammer, 2/10, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. A “live puppet rock-opera.”The Week AheadThursday, February 9The Lovely, Venus at The Silverlake LoungeBack Porch Mary, Rose’s Pawnshop, Skeeter Truck at The SceneJay Babcock at The Little Joy, 1477 Sunset Blvd., Echo Park. Mark Dresser & Ned Rothenberg at Cryptonight (Club Tropical)HellYa! Night, Foreign Born, Cold War Kids, In Waves at The EchoFriday, February 10The Court and Spark, The Autumn Defense, Birdie at TangierBlack Black, Winter Flowers, Early Dolphin, A For Attack at El CidDJ Craze, KRS One, Photek at The House of BluesMoon to Versai, Virginia Reid, Slow Motion Emergency (The Extra Medium), Wake Amnesia at The SmellAbe Vigoda, Ben Bracken, Gregg Kowalsky, Kyonzin Yueni Dekai, Night Wounds, Stilts at Il Corral. 662 N. Heliotrope Dr., L.A. (323) 663-0137.Ariel Pink, Gris Gris, Indian Jewelry, Pink Mochi, Blong at The EchoDalek, Meat Beat Manifesto at The Knitting FactoryEverybody Else, Army Navy, Black Black, Afterhours, Farraby Lionheart at The EchoIke Reilly Assassination at SpacelandSticky Fingers at 14 BelowSaturday, February 11Shaggy Majesty (Pete Fahey, Randy Weeks, John Bazz, Steve Mugalian) at The Cinema Bar, Culver City, 2/11Sunday, February 12Eleni Mandell, The Bettys at TangierCubensis at 14 BelowMonday, February 13Future Pigeon, The Front, Blackbird at The Silverlake Lounge. FREE.The Shore, La Bella Ruse, Asher, Walter Rossini at TangierThe Cloud Room, Helen Stellar at The EchoThe Willowz, Wolfmother, The Binges at SpacelandTuesday, February 14Benji Hughes, Gus Seyferrt, Tom Brosseau, Vincent and Mrs. Green, Kristin Mooney at TangierKind Hearts and Coronets, Secretary Bird at The Silverlake LoungeValentine’s Day Girls’ Night Out with DJ Mixtape at Bigfoot LodgeDub Lab at The EchoWednesday, February 15Holly Marilyn, Annie Stella, Priscilla, Ruut at TangierDub Club at The EchoArcher Prewitt at Spaceland
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