This week we find God, follow a local band around Bonnaroo and reunite both a proto-grunge band and a gritty hair-metal act (oxymoron?).
Prodigal Son in Lights: Mike Farris returned South to get clean and find his voice. (Playing Tuesday, 26th at Grimey's; Friday, 29th at Downtown Presbyterian Church.)
Whatever's Cool With Me: Dinosaur Jr. reunites the original lineup. (Playing Friday, 22nd at City Hall.)
The Reel Thing: Hard-rock survivors Tesla salute their roots. (Playing Friday, 22nd at the Ryman.)
Hot Pants: Keeping it cool at Bonnaroo. (Guest Riffs by Lee Stabert.)
The Spin: Bonnaroo edition.
Critics' Picks: The Ettes, John D. Loudermilk and more.