As one-half of the most distinguished guitar duo of the punk-rock era, Televisions Richard Lloyd was a guitar hero to many. But the lauded CBGBs axe-slingerwhose output has been sporadic since the dissolution of the bandwas not without heroes of his own. That truth was made evident this year by the release of The Jamie Neverts Storyan homage to Jimi Hendrix on which he interprets obvious choices like Purple Haze along with deeper cuts like Little Miss Lover. If youre all about having your face melted off by killer Stratocaster solos, but dont want to feel like youre watching a marathon dolphin flog, then look at this show as one of those rare opportunities to witness some serious guitar wailage without having to feel like a douche about it. And the Relatives and Will Holland open.
Thu., Oct. 15, 9 p.m., 2009