Dig out and dig in this weekend
Last call to get your sexy ass to the Parlour on Valentine's Day THURSDAY (the 14th) and get your grind on with BOO CITY and THE SILKS; dial 401.383.5858 for details. The show of the weekend goes down on FRIDAY (the 15th) at Dusk when TORN SHORTS headlines (new disc Through the Mill is highly recommended) with very special guests ROUTE .44 and MORRIS & THE EAST COAST; just $5 at the door or $10 for entry plus a copy of the new CD, dial 401.714.0444. And don't forget THE COMING WEAK reunion show at Fête (401.383.1112) with VALENCOURT and WAR GAMES; and a busy week at the Columbus Theatre kicks off on Friday in the intimate upstairs lounge with UK singer/songwriter WILLY MASON headlining with PENN SULTAN (of Last Good Tooth), plus solo guitarists ALEXANDER TURNQUIST and ERIC CARBONARA; all-ages and $14 at the door, or bring your post-Valentine's Day lover and score a 2 for $20 deal! On SATURDAY (the 16th), local alt-country crew SHACKLEHANDS hit Nick-a-Nee's free of charge (21+, 401.861.7290), while just around the corner at the Spot (101 Richmond St, 401.383.7133) expect plenty of expert funk courtesy of the GOOSEPIMP ORCHESTRA and the FREE FUNK ALL-STARS. Start your SUNDAY (the 17th) at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) with NYC's BREAKDOWN leading a hardcore matinee (4 pm) with RUDE AWAKENING, LOWLIFE, THE ENEMY WITHIN, and more. On TUESDAY (the 19th), the Met hosts an all-ages throwdown featuring SCARE DON'T FEAR; five bands for just $12 at the door, call 401.729.1005. WEDNESDAY (the 20th) will mark the first BAD MOTHERFUCKER show in two years as Eric Baylies & Co. return to AS220 (401.831.9327) with PIXELS and RAVEN KING. Or head to the Columbus Theatre for SPIRIT FAMILY REUNION; 18+ and $15 at the door.
: New England Music News
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