Thursday, January 14, 2010

Mercy Lounge's Epic (and Free) Seven-Show Anniversary Celebration, Jan. 16-23

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Has it really been seven years since that wacky crew of bra-hams down on Cannery Row first began staging shows? Our calendars and our swiftly deteriorating livers tell us yes, so we might as well celebrate. Between Saturday, Jan. 16, and Saturday, Jan. 23, Mercy Lounge and Cannery Ballroom will be hosting several local-talent-imbued blowouts, and every single one of them is free. It all kicks off with a who's who of local cover bands and concludes with a couple of marathon lineups -- not to mention some surprises in there as well.

Check out Steve's feature for a general run-down, or meet me after the jump and I'll tell you who's playing each night. It's gonna split your wig!

Saturday, Jan. 16

Guilty Pleasures

The Long Players

My So-Called Band

Weekend Jimmy and the Easy Party

Monday, Jan. 18

A very special Anniversary 8 off 8th brought to you by Dean Shortland and featuring the songs of Fleetwood Mac performed by...

The Bridges

Pico vs. Island Trees

The Silver Seas

Caitlin Rose & Jordan Caress

Tyler James & Kate York

Keegan Dewitt

Judd and Maggie

Weekend Jimmy and the Easy Party

sponsored by BMI, Yuengling & State Farm

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Happy Salmon presents...

The Hollywood 10

Mike Younger

Majestico

Gabrham Vitek

Rayland Baxter

Fly Golden Eagle

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Naked Without Us presents...

BRENN

Wailin' Canes

Modoc

Cassino

The Effects

The Jane Shermans

Thursday, Jan. 21

AutoVaughn

Pico vs. Island Trees

Kyle Andrews

the debut of The Dozen Dimes

Madi Diaz

& more

Friday, Jan. 22

The Non-Commissioned Officers

De Novo Dahl

The Ettes

Apollo Up

& TWO VERY SPECIAL GUESTS, TBA that day

Cannery Ballroom will host a special anniversary edition of Happy Valley on Friday evening as well. (I know who the surprise guests are, but I'm not supposed to say! They're cool, too!)

Saturday, Jan. 23

Space Capone

The Protomen

Heypenny

How I Became the Bomb

Tallest Trees

Armed Forces

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