L.A. Upcoming: Empire of the Sun, My Morning Jacket, The Power of the Riff Fest., White Arrows and Vanaprasta

A list of recommended L.A.-area shows for the coming week (plus clips for instant gratification). Click “details” for descriptions. More after the jump.

* Region:Hollywood
Music: Empire of the Sun
Vitals: The Music Box on Wed.-Fri., Aug. 11-13
(details at L.A. Weekly)

* Region: Hollywood
Music: My Morning Jacket
Vitals: The Greek Theater on Thursday, Aug. 12
(details at L.A. Weekly)

* Region: Echo Park
Music: The Power of the Riff Festival
Vitals: The Echoplex on Sunday, Aug. 8
(details at L.A. Weekly)

* Region: Silver Lake
Music: White Arrows, Lost in the Trees, Vanaprasta
Vitals: Spaceland on Monday, Aug. 9
(details at L.A. Weekly)