In other, significantly more awesome news, Post, City Paper and sometime Scene staffer J.R. Lind will be featured on tonight’s episode of Jeopardy. Seriously! Murfreesboro smarty-pants/bowtie-wearing emo apologist makes good. If you don’t believe me, watch his promo. Tune in this evening at 6 p.m. to see if he “makes headlines.” He's also composed a "City Limits" piece on his experience that will run in next week's Scene. Show-wise, this weekend’s looking pretty good. We’ve got the Blindaroo benefit featuring Heypenny & Spring Hill Spider Party, The Long Players performing The Joshua Tree, another Candice Burnside benefit (featuring JEFF), Jesco White, ShellShag and plenty more. Have a look after the jump to see this weekend’s biz, compiled by our faithful listings man, Adam Gold. Let us know what we missed, and be safe!
Update: The Music City Guitar Show is Saturday at the fairgrounds. Read more after the jump.
* Dictators Founder Andy Shernoff at The Basement
* Blindaroo: A Benefit for Bobby Holland feat. Heypenny, Spring Hill Spider Party, Run With Bulls & more at Mercy Lounge
* The Long Players Perform U2’s The Joshua Tree at Cannery Ballroom
* Knowing Me, Knowing You: ABBA Tribute at 3rd & Lindsley
* Benefit for Candice Burnside feat. JEFF the Brotherhood, PUJOL, So Jazzy & Natural Child at The End
* Jacob Jones w/Joshua Black Wilkins & Jeffrey James and the Haul at The 5 Spot
* Jim Lauderdale at Station Inn
* Jompson Bros. w/Dirty Guv’nahs at The Basement
* Wrong Way: A Tribute to Sublime at Exit/In
* Music City Guitar Show at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, Sports Arena. Buyers and dealers will be present, so bring your guitar or amps to sell. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
* Jesco White: The Dancing Outlaw w/Pick Up the Snake & Les Honky More Tonkies at Mercy Lounge
* Sandra McCracken CD Release Show at The Anchor
* Roland White Record Reissue Show at Station Inn
* Imogen Heap at The Ryman
* Johnny Quaid at Grimey’s
* Flood Benefit feat. Shotgun Diary, Eyes Around, Missy Johnson, Cold Truth & Viaborn at The Rutledge
* Benefit for Jessica’s Heart featuring The Alcohol Stuntband at The 5 Spot
* Josh Abbott Band w/Jaida Dreyer & Brad Passons at Exit/In
* Fields of Fireflies w/A Bomb and a Bull, Universal Solvent & Rowena of the Glen at The End
* Tesla Rossa w/Mike’s Pawn Shop, Black Shades & The Hollywood Ten at 12th & Porter
* Seventh Annual Family Reunion feat. Brandon Wahl, Chromatiq & Get Got at Centennial Park (1 p.m.)
* ShellShag w/PUJOL & Deluxin’ at The End
* Twilight Sad w/Mono at Exit/In. Note: Looks like this one is incorrectly mentioned in the Music Section as being on Monday, June 7. Incorrect! Sunday night.