Off the Couch: Woof it up!

Pints for Paws at Nick-a-Nee's
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 25, 2013

THURSDAY (the 27th) is last call for SFR’s big “Church of Providence” bash at Fête, featuring an eclectic array of musical guests ranging from Juan Deuce & Falside to Olneyville Sound System along with burlesque dancers and a fully functional wrestling ring; $10 at the door, call 401.383.1113. FRIDAY (the 28th) also is a big one for rapheads, with ESH & Dox opening for Souls of Mischief at the Met (401.729.1005), while Fête delivers a swarm of Rhody’s finest opening for the legendary Geto Boys. Get there early and catch Jahpan, Meta P, Romen Rok, and more; this one is all-ages and $30 at the door. Start your SATURDAY (the 29th) with Tim Woulfe and Allysen Callery, both celebrating new albums with in-store performances at What Cheer Antiques & Vintage (3 pm, 401.861.4244). Saturday night highlights include Sirsy and the Sugar Honey Iced Tea at Fête; the Parlour (401.383.5858) gets rowdy with Neutral Nation and Drunk Robb & the Shots; and check out this killer lineup at Jimmy’s Saloon (401.846.5121) in Newport: The Can’t Nots, Skinny Millionaires, and Torn Shorts — free of charge! Don’t forget the annual Pints for Paws party at Nick-a-Nee’s (401.861.7290); get there early for the craft beer tasting (5-7 pm, $30) then stick around for a great local lineup with OC45, Sourpunch, The Rice Cakes, and Northern Lands throwing down, all to benefit the Providence Animal Rescue League. Visit right now for tickets. On SUNDAY (the 30th), Mark Cutler & Friends lead the RI Legends Jam at 4 pm at the Met (no cover, 401.729.1005), then go salute revered local photographer Lisa Gourley’s birthday bash and photo exhibit at McNeil’s Tavern (401.725.4444) with live sets from Dooshbucket, Black Vendetta, and many more; 18+ and no cover all night. On MONDAY (the 1st) ready the earplugs for an all-ages metal feast at AS220 featuring the mighty Lolita Black, La Fraction, The Brood, and Worcester’s Cleansing Wave; $10 at the door, dial 401.831.9327 for details.

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