An extra hour with DirtyDurdie and more!
On THURSDAY (the 3rd), catch the expert blues 'n' more of 2011 Best Music Poll winner ERIC FRENCH & MR. HYDE opening for JONATHAN TYLER & NORTHERN LIGHTS at the Spot Underground (401.383.7133). There's off-the-beaten path action on FRIDAY (the 4th) when GARY "GUITAR" GRAMOLINI & THE GRINDERS visit Dan's in West Greenwich (401.392.3092); and for our South Coasters, hoist a few at the Pour Farm with THE BLOOD MOONS (which just released a split 12" with 75orLess Records labelmates Six Star General), call 508.990.1123. Also on Friday, the Apartment (401.228.7222) hosts a nice lineup with the excellent ALLYSEN CALLERY appearing with FALL & BOUNCE. Non-stop hip-hop on SATURDAY (the 5th) starts with SAGE FRANCIS returning home following a lengthy overseas tour, along with Metermaids and Prolyphic warming it up; call 401.729.1005 for ticket availability. Rappers convene downtown as well, with M.O.E.T. and DIRTYDURDIE (scoop their killer mixtape Rhymanese Diner) at the Speakeasy (below Local 121, 401.274.2121). Or head to Stone Soup Coffeehouse in Pawtucket (401.921.5115) for folk legend JOHN MCCUTCHEON, who has garnered multiple Grammy noms over his 40 years in the biz. Looking ahead to TUESDAY (the 8th), get to the Met early to check out PVD monster-rock newcomers KNIFE PARTY opening up for Torche, while Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) hosts THE FABULOUS ITCHIES. And don't forget Matt Martin's PSYCHEDELIC CLOWN CAR hosting their open mic jam session this and every Tuesday at the Spot Underground. And next THURSDAY (the 10th), stop by O-ville's new Fête Lounge for Canadian indie-pop troupe MOTHER MOTHER with openers THE SHILLS; $10 cover at the door, call 401383.1112 for details.
: New England Music News
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