Ladies first for your FRIDAY (the 15th): ALLYSEN CALLERY headlines at the Speakeasy (below Local 121) with ANNA COOGAN and LELAND SUNDRIES ($6, 401.274.2121), JERI & THE JEEPSTERS play a freebie at Striker's (401.615.7708) deep in the Coventry boonies, while ROUTE .44 and THE AGENTS work the Met ($10, 401.729.1005). Also on Friday, hit up the South Coast and catch SANTA MAMBA at the Waterstreet Cafe near Battleship Cove ($10, call 508.672.8748), 2009 'BRU Rock Hunt victors FAIRHAVEN hit Lupo's (401.331.5876) with very special guests MONTY ARE I unplugged and KINGSTON 530, or check out Fall Out Boy dude Pete Wentz's new band, BLACK CARDS, at Club Hell (401.709.3923).
On SATURDAY (the 16th), FUNKATRONIC funk up the Spot Underground (formerly the Call, 401.383.7133), and the revamped Park Theatre in Cranston will host '60s hitmaker PETER ANDERS (of the Videls) backed by an all-star cast of locals including Cory Pesaturo; tix are $17/$22, call 401.467.7275. A busy weekend at the 201 features a busy JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS headlining with THE WOODEN SKY and Boston's BANDITAS, and get back there SUNDAY (the 17th) for PVD punks THE JESSE MINUTE with WEAK TEETH and THIS IS A MOVEMENT; call 401.454.4581 for info on both shows.
On MONDAY (the 18th), ALEC K. REDFEARN & THE EYESORES play AS220 (401.831.9327) with JOE FLETCHER and LAC LA BELLE; expert R&B collective FELIX BROWN continue their residency at Newport Blues Cafe (401.841.5510) on TUESDAY (the 19th), and check out the stellar roster on tap at Jerky's on WEDNESDAY (the 20th): THE PROPELLERS, BROADCASTER, CACTUS ATTACK, THE BENEDICTIONS, and COMA COMA; 18+ and $12 at the door and HIGHLY recommended, call 401.621.2244.
And please consider heading to Stone Soup Coffeehouse at St. Paul's Episcopal Church (50 Park Place, Pawtucket, stonesoupcoffeehouse.com) on SATURDAY for "SINGING FOR YOUR SUPPER," a benefit for the Pawtucket Soup Kitchen featuring Garry Foisy, Jan Luby, Terry Kitchen, Marjorie Thompson, G.W. Mercure, and Ed McGuirl. Admission is $10, and donations of non-perishable food items are encouraged.