No excuses — something for everyone on FRIDAY (the 11th), including East Bay greats THE PROPELLERS (75or Less Records) playing the New Wave Cafe in New Bedford (508.984.0080); a busy downcity slate features Provy rockers DIRTY HAIR at the 201 (401.454.4581), the DIPSET reunion at Lupo's (call 401.331.5876 for ticket availability), while I, DESTROYER, TINSEL TEETH, PARTY PIGS, and WOOZY will decimate AS220 (and only $6, call 401.831.9327). And Route .44's Jess Powers presents "CHANTEUSE" at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801), with an impressive lineup of female singers including DANIELLE RILEY, SARAH BLACKER, LILY COSTNER, and more. On SATURDAY (the 12th), head to Cumberland and catch jazz-folk fusion crew OCCIDENTAL GYPSY QUARTET (behind their recent debut, Over Here) at the Blackstone River Theatre (401.725.9272), or fill up on killer BBQ and blues when THE KILLDEVILS play a freebie at the Oak Hill Tavern in NK (401.294.3282). Le Bucket beckons all weekend: get ready for B. DOLAN and WHAT CHEER? BRIGADE leading the Church of Love & Ruin Tour at the Met on Saturday; this shit will be certified crazy and tix are almost gone. Then head back on SUNDAY (the 13th) for another edition of the PROVIDENCE ROCK 'N' ROLL YARD SALE, with plenty of vintage vinyl, gear, and collectibles up for grabs from 12-6 pm. Call 401.729.1005 for details on both events. Club Hell (401.709.3923) is the place on Sunday night for a hip-hop MC/MPC showdown and performance from P.O.W. CAMP, with lyricists battling and acclaimed beatmakers like 8TH WUNDAH and special guest ARAAB MUZIK banging and tapping away for supremacy.
: New England Music News
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