Off the Couch: RIP, Blood Moons

Plus, the return of Lolita Black!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  June 4, 2014

Last call for the US debut of Pakistani pop crew Poor Rich Boy pat the Sandywoods Center in Tiverton on THURSDAY (the 5th), with an opening set from the Bob Kendall Band (new album out on 75orLess Records); tix are $15, dial 401.241.7349. A busy week at Fête kicks off on Thursday with Hellbound Glory, Jay Berndt & the Orphans, and Tigerman WOAH; and expect a packed house at the Fête Lounge on FRIDAY (the 6th) for Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, with locals Ravi Shavi and Atlantic Thrills; call 401.383.1112 for info on both gigs. Also on Friday, Zoe Muth, the captivating rootsy singer, will do songs from her new disc,World of Strangers, at In Your Ear in Warren around 4 pm, before heading to the Narrows for a show with her Lost High Rollers. And even more action abounds on Friday, with 75orLess vets Coma Coma and the Blood Moons (last show ever!) playing the Pour Farm in New Bedford (508.990.1123); The Stilts headline at Dusk (401.714.0444); and Jimmy’s Saloon in Newport (401.846.5121) presents Home Body (EP release), Torn Shorts, Morris & the East Coast, and Pier Jump. On SATURDAY (the 7th), the Parlour (401.383.5858) is the place to be for Six Star General, The Lincoln Tunnel, and the debut of Jets Can’t Land. Soak up some rays on SUNDAY (the 8th) with the Mike Crandall Band kicking out the blues at the Narragansett Café starting at 4 pm (free, 401.423.2150), and make tracks to Dusk for the return of Lolita Black with locals Gavage and Athens, GA metalheads Jucifer. Ahead to TUESDAY (the 10th), double-down with two solid shows in the PVD area, for just $5 apiece: Tor Johnson Records presents Weak Teeth and The Ya Beautifuls at AS220 (401.831.9327), while Dusk has Way Out with Finished and Oakland’s Nervous. And next THURSDAY (the 12th) get your cranium rattled at AS220 courtesy of Tovarish, Erroreaon, Scrotal Tear, and LVMMVX.

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