Map out a big weekend on the live circuit here: On FRIDAY (the 13th), buckle up for HANK SINATRA JR., BRUNT OF IT, and GIRL HAGGARD at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801); catch JOE FLETCHER & THE WRONG REASONS at the Met (401.729.1005) with NORTHERN LANDS and THE MALLET BROTHERS BAND; TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 headline at KC's Tap (401.722.0150) with THE DIRGE CAROLERS and BEDROOM REHAB CORPORATION; and hip-hop at the Sunset Bar & Grille (401.726.8889) features TABLEEK, CRAIG G (!), and EL DA SENSEI. And don't forget General Assembly's State of the Union II at Fête on Friday with THE TOWER & THE FOOL, OLNEYVILLE SOUND SYSTEM, SIX STAR GENERAL, MOGA, and many more — all for $12 at the door (all-ages, 7 pm) call 401.383.1112 for details. SATURDAY (the 14th) action includes JERI & THE JEEPSTERS playing a freebie at the Legion Pub in Cranston (401.781.8888); THE CRIMINALS hit the Whiskey Republic (401.588.5158); and THE ALCHEMYSTICS and THE MIGHTY MYSTIC get their reggae-soul groove on at the Spot Underground (18+, 401.383.7133). Start your SUNDAY (the 15th) at the Met with THE SUPERCHIEF TRIO leading the Rhode Island Legends Blues Jam (4-8 pm), then prepare for GUT BUCKET and CANCERSLUG at Firehouse 13). Ahead to TUESDAY (the 17th), THE QUAHOGS and Newport's SKINNY MILLIONAIRES visit Fête's Lounge ($3 cover, all-ages); and on WEDNESDAY (the 18th), 2011 Best Music Poll winner BAYLIES BAND hits AS220 with LICKER, SILVIA KASTEL, and NINNIA MORGIA; $6 at the door, dial 401.831.9327.
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