Last call for THE WIPPETS with TRAVIS COLBY at the Spot (401.383.7133) on THURSDAY (the 28th), and ease your way into a wild weekend with singer/songwriter BECKY CHACE on FRIDAY (the 29th), playing an intimate set at Stella Blues in Warren (10 pm, call 401.289.0349) before mapping out a big SATURDAY (the 30th) that includes quintessential Halloween bash host [THE VIENNAGRAM:] and ATLANTIC THRILLS at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801), THE GOODS host a "Horroween Ball" at Nick-a-Nee's (21+, 401.861.7290) with YOUNG NEAL VITULLO on guitar, FOXTROT ZULU headline at the Ocean Mist (401.782.3740), and MARK CUTLER'S MEN OF GREAT COURAGE visit the 201 downtown, call 401.454.4581 for details. But the show of the night goes down at Billy Goode's in Newport, home to the annual Led Zep/Jimi Hendrix tribute bash featuring THE DIEPODS (Mark Janes makes one helluva Robert Plant)and COMA COMA, with stoner-surf rockers CLIFFS AND BANGERS opening (21+, 401.848.5013). The upcoming week includes JOE BEATS (pick up the recent Joe Beats & Blak debut LP) at Jerky's (401.621.2244) opening for Chi-Town duo QWEL AND MAKER on MONDAY (the 1st), acclaimed PVD metalheads HOWL join SOUL CONTROL, TRAP THEM, and EVERY TIME I DIE at the Met on TUESDAY (the 2nd), and head back there WEDNESDAY for another 'BRU Cheap Date show with 2010 Rock Hunt winners THE WANDAS (401.729.1005 for info on both shows). And next THURSDAY (the 4th), the Stage Door Lounge (next to the Park Theatre in Cranston) begins a weekly Songwriters In the Round series, with veterans KRIS HANSEN, CHRIS ROSENQUEST, and BIG JON TIERNEY (call 401.467.7275).
: New England Music News
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