Off the Couch: From Iceland to Rhode Island

Death Vessel at What Cheer Antiques
By CHRIS CONTI  |  February 26, 2014

Meet us at the “Midday Social” at Platforms nightclub (401.781.3121) on THURSDAY (the 27th), where local musicians can meet and network with media members, booking agents and fellow artists starting around 7 pm; live acts scheduled to perform include Weld Square, Malyssa BellaRosa, and more. On FRIDAY (the 28th), Gavage leads a solid bill at Machines with Magnets, with Invisible Hours, 24 Hours, and The Astrobastards (401.473.2655), while down the road at the Met (401.729.1005) Vanna leads an all-ages tilt with support from Raindance, Trophy Wives, and more. What Cheer Antiques & Vintage is the place to be SATURDAY (the 1st) for a free in-store performance by Death Vessel, as Joel Thibodeau & Co. return with a new album, Island Intervals (recorded in Iceland with folks from Sigor Ros). The show starts at 6 pm, and the band will sign copies of the disc; call 401.861.4244. RI Ska Productions celebrates its sixth anniversary at the Parlour with a fistful of regional acts, including locals Ocean Roots as well as The Allstonians, The New Limits, and more (21+, $10 at the door, 401.383.5858). Start your SUNDAY (the 2nd) with an all-star Pete Seeger tribute at Nick-a-Nee’s kicking off around 4 pm (no cover, 401.861.7290); then head over to Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) for the Ladies Rock! Camp showcase at 7 pm. Ahead to WEDNESDAY (the 5th), check out The Tossers, The Continental, Sharks Come Cruisin’, and The Pourmen at Fête (all ages); and head back to Fête’s lounge next THURSDAY (the 6th) and catch Seattle-based garage-fuzz duo My Goodness opening for Brooklyn’s Augustines ($12 at the door). Dial 401.383.1112 for info on both shows.

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