Heads up THURSDAY (the 24th) for a 75orLess Records DVD release party at PVD Social Club (401.454.7177); pick up a copy of The Amazing Visual Musical Adventure, then check out live sets from SOMA NOVA, GOOD TIME CHARLIE, VERTICAL TWIN, and HANK SINATRA JR. And head back there FRIDAY (the 25th) for a 75orLess showcase featuring the BOB KENDALL BAND, THE SENTIMENTAL FAVORITES, and barroom rock stalwarts HOPE ANCHOR; dial 401.454.7177 for details on both shows. The Ruins at the Colosseum delivers an 18+ headbanger's ball on Friday with METCALF, NEEDLEWORK, MELT INTO PLACE, and plenty more ($12 at the door, 401.316.4299), while the Cuban Revolution (60 Valley St, 401.632.0606) serves up the sultry soul of NIKI LUPARELLI & THE GOLD DIGGERS. And how about this collabo going down at Fête (401.383.1112) on Friday — rawk sibling duo VULGARRITY teaming up with acclaimed rap duo DIRTYDURDIE, celebrating the video release for VG's new single, "Middle Finger Machine Gun." And a triple-dip at the Spot Underground features THE BREW, WATCH YOUR HEAD, and 2012 'BRU Rock Hunt finalists SCARLET on Friday, then get back there SATURDAY (the 26th) for Boston's VELVETEEN PLAYBOYS with MARK CUTLER & MEN OF GREAT COURAGE; both shows are 18+ and $10 at the door (401.383.7133). Also on Saturday, AS220 hosts Best Music Poll nominees (Song of the Year and Female Vocalist) THE CAN'T NOTS, with MATTERA and SGT. BAKER & THE CLONES ($6, 401.8321.9327). On WEDNESDAY (the 30th), kick back at the Apartment (401.228.7222) with KEN CASEY & FRIENDS, or get geared up for another killer installment of Metal Night at Dusk with LOLITA BLACK (new album Flesh, Blood, and Bone out soon!), THRILLHOUSE, and DE OMEGA — all for just $5 (21+, 9 pm, 401.714.0444).
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