On THURSDAY (the 21st) it's last call for local singer/songwriters IAN FITZGERALD and lovely songbird ALLYSEN CALLERY at Aldrich House (110 Benevolent St., PVD), while HOPE ANCHOR (75orLess Records) plays the Parlour on North Main St (formerly the Penalty Box, 401.383.5858). And speaking of 75orLess, get to Billy Goode's in Newport on FRIDAY (the 22nd) for GROUNDHAWGS, THE BLOOD MOONS, and SIX STAR GENERAL; 21+ and no cover all night (401.848.5013). On SATURDAY (the 23rd), MARK CUTLER & MEN OF GREAT COURAGE (pick up Red at 75orlessrecords.com) plays the Parlour. Also on Saturday, PSYCHEDELIC CLOWN CAR convenes at the 133 Club in East Provy (401.438.1330), THE GOODS visit Nick-a-Nee's (no cover, 401.861.7290), and HEATHER ROSE IN CLOVER plays the new weekly acoustic series at the Locals; the show is all-ages and free, dial 401.231.2231 for details. And a happy 40th anniversary to STEVE SMITH & THE NAKEDS, celebrating at the Met (401.729.1005) with an all-ages show on Saturday. Start your SUNDAY (the 24th) at the Narragansett Café with the TIM TAYLOR BLUES BAND at 1 pm (401.423.2150). Ahead to TUESDAY (the 26th), LOLITA BLACK joins ANCIENT VVISDOM and ROYAL THUNDER at Firehouse 13 ($12 day of show, 401.270.1801), or kick back at the Parlour with MANDOLIN ORANGE, MIGHTY GOOD BOYS, Vudu Sister's KEITH McCURDY, and more. Take your pick WEDNESDAY (the 27th): Detroit's KOFFIN KATS rock Firehouse 13 with quality local support from TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3, THE FORTUNE HEALERS, and EVIL STREAKS, while renowned wordsmith TALIB KWELI takes the stage at Fête with SUN OF SOUND, CORY MO, and must-hear locals THR33 PIECE SUIT (check back next week for a full THR33 Piece feature); tix are $25 and $45 and going fast, call 401.383.1113.
: New England Music News
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