Plus, BMP champs aplenty!
Heads up on THURSDAY (the 16th) for a fantastic double bill featuring TALLAHASSEE and THE TOWER & THE FOOL at the Met (401.729.1005). Freebies abound on FRIDAY (the 17th), starting with '10 'BRU Rock Hunt champs THE WANDAS playing Waterplace Park (7 pm, wbru.com); on North Main St. it's the return of SHARKS COME CRUISIN' (new album available now) at the Penalty Box (401.641.4589) with CEDROS and more; and 75orLess Records set up shop at the Apartment, led by newcomers SWEET LOVE (with John Hunter of Girl Haggard), THE DOLL EYES, and ONE STEP FORWARD (and 100% free), call 401.228.7222. Speaking of GIRL HAGGARD, check out 2011 BMP Female Vox champ Mandy Allan and the boys at Firehouse 13 with ATLANTIC THRILLS, BLACK OIL INCINERATOR, and ONES on Friday, then head back to FH13 on SATURDAY (the 18th) for TAB THE BAND, BAYLOCK, and SUNSHINE RIOT (401.270.1801). Check in at the Liberty Elm on SUNDAY (the 19th) for a nice BYOB affair (8 pm, and only a $3 cover) with Wrong Reasons' CHRIS OWENS & JOE FLETCHER, PJ BOND, and more, dial 401.467.0777. Ahead to TUESDAY (the 21st), it's BMP R&B/Blues champ ERIC FRENCH & MR. HYDE at the Spot Underground (401.383.7133), and pencil in next THURSDAY (the 23rd) for THE JOHNSONS with very special guests MARK CUTLER & MEN OF GREAT COURAGE performing at new hotspot the Whiskey Republic (formerly Fish Co. 401.588.5158).
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