Pre-holiday plans

Off the Couch

With Turkey Thursday and Black Friday lurking just around the corner, get out and enjoy the week while you still can: FRIDAY (the 19th) A TROOP OF ECHOES (Days in Automation boasts plenty of fun moments) and Delicate Steve support NYC-via-PVD indie faves FANG ISLAND at the Met; $12 at the door, call 401.729.1005. Tom Chace (of the Propellers) dropped a line to announce a new singer/songwriter music series at the Black Box Theatre at Artists’ Exchannge (in Cranston’s Rolfe Square) beginning on Friday, featuring an impressive debut lineup including GW MERCURE, KIM LAMOTHE, JACOB HALLER, and CHRIS MONTI of the Killdevils, and more. It’s $5 cover at the door, call 401.419.0367 for details.

On SATURDAY (the 20th), indie-screamo outfit imade-thismistake headline at AS220 (401.831.9327) with MATH THE BAND, BARNSWALLOW, and WEAK TEETH ($6 at the door, call 401.831.9327), while SHARKS COME CRUISIN’ (set to release a new album of beerhall sea shanties) play the Galway Bay Pub in Pawtucket (401.722.2255).

On MONDAY (the 22nd), LEAH CARLSON & THE HEARTLESS play the Met with guests THE JESSE MINUTE and GARAGE SALE PICASSO, and spend your Thanksgiving Eve WEDNESDAY (the 24th) with ’80s rock heroes THE SCHEMERS at the Park Theatre in Cranston with special guests DON’T BLAME JACK and a 20th anniversary FLYING DITCHDIGGERS reunion. Call 401.467.7275 or visit for tix.

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