Rock/PopMarshall Crenshaw at McCabe’s, 3/3. John Lithgow Matinee Kid’s Show at McCabe’s, 3/5, 11 a.m.Liz Phair, Money Mark, Fishbone, Pras Michael (Fugees), emcee at Global Green’s Oscar Party (Henry Fonda Theater), 3/3, 8 p.m. A “star-studded music event to celebrate smart solutions to global climate change . . . celebrity participants, an eco raffle, and a green building showcase lounge. Proceeds will benefit Green Rebuilding in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.” 6126 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood.LA Symphony, Deux Process, E Reece, DJ Al Jackson at Temple Bar, 3/3Tania Libertad at UCLA, 3/3. More info: www.uclalive.orgImperial Crowns at Harvelle’s, 3/3Ruth Brown, Sista Monica Parker at Cal State L.A.’s Luckman Fine Arts Complex, L.A. (323) 343-6600. 8p.m.Fur Dixon, Steve Werner (CD Release party), Carlos Guitarlos, Becky Bishop & The Shapeshifters, Ray Don & The Backwash Band, more at Ronnie Mack’s Barndance at El Cid, 3/7Topanga Mountain Trio at The Malibu Inn, 3/4Sin City Salvation Friday: James Intveld, Mike Stinson, Merle Jagger, Chris Laterzo & Buffalo Robe, more at The Mint, 3/3Double Naught Spy Car at The Buccaneer Lounge, 3/4. 70 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre. (626) 355-9045.Tom Gramlich at The Palmer Room, 3/3. 3387 Motor Ave., W.L.AUmoverde (Humo Verde), Agua Libre, Bayonics, DJ Anthony Valadez at Temple Bar, 3/4Venice at McCabe’s, 3/4Jazz / ClassicalThe Santa Monica Symphony Woodwind Quintet at The Miles Memorial Playhouse, 3/4, 8 p.m. and 3/5, 2 p.m. 1130 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica. (310) 458-8634.Crossroads School Jazz Band at Rusty’s Surf Ranch, 3/7Avishai Cohen Trio at The Jazz Bakery, 3/3 – 3/5, 8 p.m.Carol Robbins, Steve Huffsteter, Dave Stone, Tim Pleasant at The Jazz Vespers, 3/5, 5p.m. FREE. Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Santa Monica. (310) 452-1116. Katrina Fundraiser: Bleu Orleans with Mark Broyard, Roger Guenveur Smith, more at The Jazz Bakery, 3/5, 4 p.m.The Vic 4th Anniversary with The Stuart Elster Trio, Barbara Morrison, Sherwood Sledge, Billy Valentine & Mark Winkler at The Vic, 3/2Benny Lackner Trio at The Vic Late Night, 3/2, 12 mid – 2amBrasil Brazil at La Ve Lee, 3/4The L.A. Trumpet Quartet & The Open Gate Theatre Ensemble at The Center For The Arts, Eagle Rock, 2/5, 7 p.m. 2225 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock. (626)795-4989.Jon Mayer Trio with Roy McCurdy & Chris Colangelo at The Jazz Bakery, 3/6Ear Orchard at Club Tropical, 2/6, 8:30p.m.Readings / PerformanceMichael Franti: I Know I’m Not Alone at The Hammer, 3/7. “A screening of Michael Franti’s documentary, I Know I’m Not Alone, followed by a discussion. Franti, world-renowned musician and human rights worker, traveled to Iraq, Palestine, and Israel to explore the human cost of war. With its raw video and editing techniques, the documentary offers an intimate view of people working and surviving under the harsh conditions of war and occupation. I Know I’m Not Alone is the winner of the 2005 San Francisco World Film Festival.”Jessica Abel at The Hammer, 3/5, 12 p.m. FREE.F* The Oscars at The Comedy Show, 3/5. 8433 Sunset Blvd., HollywoodMasters of American Comics: Women & Comics with Jessica Abel, Trina Robbins at The Hammer, 3/8, 7p.m. FREE.The Week AheadThursday, March 2Dengue Fever, Future Pigeon, Gamelan Silih, Ganti, DJ Saul Good at TangierShawn Barry, Jennifer Johns, Damon Aaron, DJ Sloe Poke at Temple BarFashioned Beat Down at 14 BelowThe Clique at Harvelle’s The Distants, Sexytime Explosion, Rocket at The Silverlake LoungeSea Wolf, The Little Ones, Meow Meow at The EchoSkinnie Magazine & AcropolisRPM present Dumbluck at The Key ClubSoda & His Million Piece Band, The Tombstones, Old Friday, March 3The Giraffes, Julie, So So Human & New Day Mile at 14 BelowMother Jones at Rusty’s Surf RanchSteve Gillette, Cindy Mangsen at Boulevard Music, Culver City, 8p.m.Juke Logan & The Truth Will Rock You Allstars (Rick Holmstom, Mike Tempo) at Cozy’sMinibar, The Shore, Duchess at El CidI See Hawks In L.A., Amy Farris at Cole’s, Downtown L.A.Hudson Bell at TangierHot Chip, Jeremy Jay at The EchoVon Cotton at Genghis CohenSaturday, March 4Key Frances at Harvelle’sSonny Landreth at The Canyon Club, Agoura HillsBonne Musique Zydeco at Uncle Darrow’s Cajun Creole Eatery, 1-5p.m., 2560 S. Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del ReyRandy Weeks & Co. at The Cinema BarBootie L.A. at The EchoAsylum Street Spankers, King Straggler at Molly Malone’sDeadwood Night with The Sacred Cowboys at The Knitting FactorySunday, March 5Carlos Guitarlos at Liquid Kitty, W.L.AThe Toledo Show at Harvelle’sMykanyne, Pistol, Brainstorm at Temple BarReggaeton with DJ Jay at Rusty’s Surf RanchThe Brokedown, Glass Family, Paul Williams at TangierHellYa! BBQ – Everybody Else, Oliver Future at The EchoBonne Musique Zydeco at Fisherman’s Village, 1-4p.m. 13755 Fiji Way, Marina Del Rey.Big Beat Sundae with Ivan Neville, Bernard Fowler, Angus Thomas, Lynda Kay, Danny B. Harvey at The Mint, 8p.m.Listing Ship, Carolyn Edwards, Adam Marsland’s Chaos Band at SpacelandMonday, March 6The Parson Redheads, Ferraby Lionheart, Mojo Filters at The Silverlake LoungeDivision Day, Birdmonster at The EchoAll Star Pro Jam at Harvelle’sBig Red Button, Juliani Jai at Temple BarTuesday, March 7Ariel Pink, Coaxial, Warm Climate at 14 BelowBongo Fury at Harvelle’sCharlie Wadhams Three, Brie Stoner, Jesca Hoop, Tim O’Gara at TangierRancid, Left Alone, Society’s Parasites at The EchoAnimal Collective at The VanguardBetty Power, The Charles Shaw Project, Holly Conlan at Temple BarWednesday, March 85 Days Left, The Chapter Crew, Contaminated Souls at Temple BarDeep Eddy at Harvelle’sThe Standard, Secretary Bird, Black Current at The Silverlake LoungeJerry Joseph Solo, John Ballinger at 14 Below
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