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With the first week of summer in full effect, bands are busting out their new albums and hitting the tour circuit. Lucky for us L.A. locals, pretty much every act will stop once or maybe even twice in Tinsel Town to please the hungry fans with everything from intimate gigs to full-on auditorium madness. From the ramblin' man himself, Robert Plant, headlining The Shrine Auditorium to Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar dropping beats and flows at Staples Center, the summer is looking like a hot one and we have your hand-picked guide to L.A.'s best live music to check out this week.