One Nation Under a Groove: The Dap-Kings make funk music that’s so cool even lame white kids like it. (Playing Saturday, 2nd at Mercy Lounge.)
Smooth Move: Local singer-songwriter Aaron Winters releases his alter ego’s debut full-length. (Playing Friday, 1st at Mercy Lounge.)
Familial Flames: Fiery Furnaces’ songs skid toward the listener at oblique angles. (Playing Wednesday, 6th at Exit/In.)
Basement Party: The Eighth Avenue venue turns three. (Playing Friday, 1st: The Basement 3 Year Anniversary w/The Selmanaires, Altered Statesman, Old Ceremony, The Clutters, Hotpipes, & more—free entry for first 100.)
In The Spin: High on Fire, Rwake, Happy Birthday Amy, Makeup & Vanity Set, Sad Apartment, The Legal Limits & more.
Our Critics Picks: Six Organs of Admittance, Bill Lloyd, Benefit for Lorna Flowers, Cephalic Carnage & more.