Blow off some steam this weekend
Last call for two great shows on THURSDAY (the 16th), with A TROOP OF ECHOES and PANTHER MODERNS leading the way at the Met (401.729.1005), while an all-ages tilt at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) features POW CAMP, OLNEYVILLE SOUND SYSTEM, LOWLIFE, PRUF, and LOLITA BLACK (get ready for LB's forthcoming Blood, Flesh, and Bone), all for just $7 at the door. Bring the kids! The successful General Assembly Presents series at Fête (401.383.1112) rocks on with another killer lineup: GHOST THROWER (Boston), ALL EYES WEST (Chicago), I HATE OUR FREEDOM (Brooklyn), and PVD's reigning party-thrash kings, SHE RIDES. On SATURDAY (the 18th), happy third birthday wishes go out to the EXTRAORDINARY RENDITION BAND, set to head back down to Texas for the annual HONK! Festival; send 'em off in style at Roots Café (401.272.7422) with a slew of special guests, including KICKIN' BRASS and BIG NAZO. And at the Spot Underground, the dance floor will surely heat up courtesy of funk/soul/jam crews SAUCE and FUNKWAGON; $10 cover charge at the door, dial 401.383.7133. Ahead to TUESDAY (the 21st), catch the REVEREND BASTIEN along with TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 opening for CULVER ($8 at the door) at the Met; the Whiskey Republic continues its weekly Unplugged session (no cover, call 401.588.5158 for details); while OC45, SEVEN-YEAR PLAN, and THIS IS A MOVEMENT hit the Féte Lounge free-of-charge. Ahead to WEDNESDAY (the 22nd): it's METAL NIGHT at Dusk (401.714.0444); and next THURSDAY (the 23rd) kick back with DJ DOX ELLIS spinning hip-hop at Local 121's Taproom; 21+, no cover, call 401.274.2121.
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