Music this week


The Farewell Drifters

In a variation on the "the week ahead" thing, we're trying "music this week" ... this week. We'll see how it goes. Maybe we'll do this for a while.

On with the show...

Not a comprehensive list. If there's something coming up that you're excited about, please share.

Tuesday

Saves the Day and The Get Up Kids at Northern Lights
It's like emo oldies night. 7:30 pm - $18.50 ahead / $21 day of

Wednesday

Alejandro Escovedo at Helsinki Hudson
Austin's eclectic icon. 8 pm - $25

James McMurtry at Valentine's
with Jonny Burke
Texas rock from Austin. Stephen King's a fan, apparently. 8 pm - $20

Robin Trower at The Egg
He was the guitarist for Procol Harum, before forming his own "power trio" (because if you're going to have a trio, it might as well be a power trio). 8 pm - $33.75 / $43.75

Thursday

Alive at Five: Marshall Tucker Band
with Collette & The Mudcats
Southern rock. 5 pm - free


Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at SPAC
Famous choreographer's company dances to Coltrane, Brahms, and Philip Glass. 8 pm - $30

Hank & Cupcakes at Putnam Den
His name's not actually "Hank," nor is hers "Cupcake."9 pm - $5

Nine Votes Short at Valentine's
with Public Noise Concern, Heroes & Martyrs, Uncle Joels Comb
Local ska and punk. (For fun, here's NVS playing "Wonderwall.) 8:00

Friday

The Farewell Drifters at Caffe Lena
They're from Nashville. They have haircuts make them looks sort of like latter day Beatles. They sound a bit like the combination of those things. 8 pm - $15 ahead / $17 at the door

Sirsy at Putnam Den
9 pm - $5 ahead / $10 at door

Saturday

Black Mountain Symphony at Valentine's
with Platypus and The Landlines
Genre-defying. 7:30 pm

Dan Zanes and Elizabeth Mitchell at MASS MoCA
Kids music that parents can also like. 2 pm - $20 adults / $10 kids

Timbre Coup at Red Square
with The Fundimensionals
"Improg" jam band. 8 pm - $10

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Recently announced...

July 20: Lil Wayne at SPAC
Has a spot on iPod One, apparently. $69.75 and up

July 24: Times New Viking at Valentine's
Noisy indie rock from Ohio. (All the best stuff is.)

August 25: Barry Manilow at SPAC
Your mom is stoked for this show. $59.50 and up

Comments

ps: the sophomore Severe Severe album is out this week too! You can get more details at www.severesevere.com

I would almost fly back to Albany to see Times New Viking. They are the toppest notch.

Great idea! I like the week ahead posts a lot; this should be another useful weekly feature.

Huh. I was at the print shop when the man was making up the posters for Times New Viking. Small worlds, etc.

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