Telling the Truth

By BOB GULLA  |  May 7, 2008

On Saturday (the 10th): JERI & THE JEEPSTERS hit the American Legion Hall in Riverside. Call 401.433.9859. The KEN LYON/TOMBSTONE BAND resurgence continues at the Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland with an evening of acoustic music. Lyon’s band includes names like Taber, Gramolini, Culp, and Antunes. Blues fans shouldn’t miss it. Look for an electric show in June. Admission is $12. Go to for more info. And in the Bucket it’s THE ’MERICANS, SLEEPYHEAD, and upstart Providence band COSTARR all at the Blackstone.

On Sunday, May 11, it’s Mother’s Day Motor Metal Madness, a Benefit by Bikers for the Cure, as in breast cancer cure. The day combines motorcycles with metal, with appearances by MORTAL MADNESS, SHILOH, ROOM 237, BANGLADESH, EYES OF THE DEAD, MAHAVATAR, RISK ALL IN LIFE, INNER SELF LOST, MATTHIAS STEELE, and many others. It’s an all-day event at Sandy’s Lighthouse on Atlantic Avenue in Westerly, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the cause. Call 401.596.1496. Lastly, on Sunday at Club Hell it’s NAKED KNEES, JENNY BROWN, CHELSY LAU BAND, SHIRAGIRL, SIGNS OF LIFE, and THE GREY SANFORD BAND. Doors open at 6 pm and cover’s only $6.

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