The Ladies Rock Lab, and more!
On THURSDAY (the 6th), Ken Casey's Whiskey Republic delivers "Appalachian Celtic Punk" crew CUTTHROAT SHAMROCK from the mountains of east Tennessee. Oh hells yeah, call 401.588.5158 for more. On FRIDAY (the 7th), SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES get busy at the Knickerbocker Café ($15, 401.315.5070), and for our Battleship Cove/South Coast area friends, catch Rhody greats REVEREND BASTIEN, JEFF BYRD & DIRTY FINCH, and CACTUS ATTACK at the Room for only $5 at the door, call 508.672.8748 for details. On the city front Friday, the Apartment (401.228.7222) hosts SIX STAR GENERAL (a split EP with the Blood Moons due by year's end) with BIRKITT TRANSMISSIONS and HANK SINATRA JR., 21+ and free! Attention ladies looking to rock-the-fuck-out: Girls Rock!RI is hosting LADIES ROCK LAB at Jamstage in Pawtucket on Friday. The monthly jam session is open to all ladies 18+ and no experience (or gear) is necessary. It kicks off at 7 pm, call 401.305.3776 for the full scoop. Opposite ends of the aural spectrum for your SATURDAY (the 8th) — choose from MARK CUTLER & THE TINY STRING BAND kicking back at Indigo Pizza & Lounge in Coventry (401.615.9600), or get your face seared at AS220 with the chaotic FOOT VILLAGE (from LA), MINCEMEAT OR TENSPEED, and the duo SLIME, featuring Lightning Bolt's Brian Gibson. Bloodied ear canals await on Empire Street, dial 401.831.9327. On SUNDAY (the 9th), catch Weezer tribute act THE BLUE ALBUM at the Newport Blues Café (doors at 8 pm, $8 cover, 401.841.5510). Stop by the Apartment on WEDNESDAY (the 12th) and hop on the grooves provided by LYIN' BITCH & THE RESTRAINING ORDERS at their open mic jam session, and on THURSDAY (the 13th), Roots Café presents the SWEET LITTLE VARIETY SHOW featuring the Kim Lamothe Tree-Oh, rap duo DirtyDurdie, TJ Curran, a circus sideshow, belly dancers, and plenty more; $6 cover, call 401.272.7422.
: New England Music News
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