4 WAYS TO FIND HOUSE PARTIES AND BASEMENT SHOWS

1) Facebook stalking
2) Eavesdrop in class
3) Befriend someone in a band
4) Strike up a conversation with someone wearing a T-shirt or baseball hat with a beer logo on it.

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THE PAWSOX IN ACTION AT MCCOY STADIUM

3 LOCAL SPORTS TEAMS

1) Pawtucket Red Sox (baseball; Boston Red Sox affiliate) | through September | at McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Ave, Pawtucket | 401.724.7300 | pawsox.com | $11-$5
2) Providence Bruins (hockey; Boston Bruins affiliate) | October through April | at Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Sq, Providence | 401.273.5000 | providencebruins.com | $28-$18
3) Providence Roller Derby | at Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St + Bank of America Skating Center, Kennedy Pl, Providence | providencerollerderby.com | $13


4 RADIO SHOWS TO HEAR LOCAL MUSIC

1) SoundCheck | Sun @ 11 pm | WHJY-FM 94.1 FM
2) HomeBru'd | Mon-Wed @ midnight | WBRU-FM 95.5 FM
3) Sterbyrock Radio Warped Wax Wednesdays | Wed @ 3 pm | WRIU 90.3 FM
4) MixShow Radio | Tues @ 12:30 am | BSR-FM 88.1 FM

4 NO COVER/UNDER $5 LIVE DIVES

1) The Common Pub | 421 Wood St, Bristol | 401.253.9801
2) Nick-a-Nee's | 75 South St, Providence | 401.861.7290
3) Billy Goode's | 29 Marlborough St, Newport | 401.848.5013
4) The [Penalty] Box | 1119 North Main St, Providence | 401.331.8545


4 PLACES TO GO IF YOU'RE GLBTQ

1) MiraBar | 35 Richmond St, Providence | 401.331.6761
2) Girl Spot | 150 Point St, Providence
3) The Dark Lady | 124 Snow St, Providence
4) The Alley Cat | 17 Snow St, Providence

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VULGARRITY

10 MUST-SEE/HEAR RHODY BANDS NOT NAMED DEER TICK OR THE LOW ANTHEM

1) What Cheer? Brigade — 19-piece brass "Bollywood meets Balkan" sonic shitstorm ensemble | WhatCheerBrigade.com

2) Six Star General — Hands-down one of the best indie-rock acts to ever grace the Rhody music community | 75orLessRecords.com

3) Tallahassee — Relative newcomers and now one of the best acts in the ever-flourishing indie-folk thing goin' on around here | TallahasseeBand.com

4) Coma Coma — Stoner-math rock from East Bay powerhouse trio | 75orLessRecords.com

5) Santa Mamba — High-powered Latin/roots/rock/salsa guaranteed to fill the dance floor | SantaMamba.com

6) Broadcaster | Still pining for that Archers of Loaf reunion? Bong rips and Built to Spill as part of a balanced breakfast? Still enjoy screaming along to vintage Modest Mouse and Joan of Arc? Look up "La Brea" or "Old Creep" from Broadcaster and tell us you're not hooked | reverbnation.com/BroadcasterRI

7) Jon Hope | Don't sleep on this Provy-bred lyricist. Hope has shared stages with influential icons Rakim and Nas. Pick up Some Kind of Wonderful and mixtape The Audacity (produced by Statik Selectah) | iamjonhope.com

8) VulGarrity | Sibling duo Shawn and Tracy Garrity are an astounding live act — Queens of the Stone Age meets Destroyer-era KISS | myspace.com/vulgarrity

9) Howl | Bile-churning monster metal quartet. Released Full of Hell (Relapse Records) earlier this year and turned heads at SXSW. Currently on a nationwide tour | myspace.com/howlheavymetal

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