Tuesday May 14
Pere Ubu to Play Mercy Lounge Sept. 8
Nope, the above discussion of Pere Ubu's career trajectory and artistic intent is not an exercise in wantonly antagonizing the press - Pere Ubu leader David Thomas is giving a pretty accurate, succinct, unironic distillation of his philosophy, and it's purely incidental that he doesn't really care about your feelings or opinions.
Alvin Youngblood Hart at White Water Tavern
If you think of Alvin Youngblood Hart only as a Handy and Grammy award-winning interpreter of roots and blues music of bygone eras , you would be missing the majority of what the multifaceted artist has created thus far and continues to create.
Our 1,507th new band ... Baby Strange
Glasgow trio who leave us in no doubt as to their dark credentials. Like the Clash, only minus the anger and energy Hometown: Glasgow.
Friday To-Do: Jim Dandy, Rwake, Pallbearer
It might not seem real obvious on first blush, but Southern rock legends Black Oak Arkansas exerted an enormous influence not just on their home-state younger brethren who went on to form the foundation of the Arkansas metal scene, but also much of the sludgy Southern metal that soundtracks bong-bubbling around the country.