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I would like to think, that like me, you’re gearing up for some serious entertainment options in the next couple of weeks.  There’s plenty to look forward to, and this week is a great example of what’s kicking things off.  Here’s where to spend your rent money this week.

 

Kicking off the week is the Mitchell Artist Lecture at Moore’s Opera House at University of Houston.  Usually this might not be your thing, but this one features Laurie Anderson.  Anderson is far more than the widow of the late great Lou Reed, and very much an artist who was always five steps ahead of everyone else.  Performance artist, violinist, and even inventor, Anderson has done more things than most people hope to dream about;and she’s definitely someone you should hear speak.  It shows that it’s sold out; but maybe you can still luck out and go.  It’s an all ages event that gets going at 7:00 pm.  The bonus on this, is that it’s 100% FREE, but they strongly suggest an RSVP, found here.

 

Also on Wednesday, is an insane mixed media show happening over at Gallery Homeland, that will feature art from FLCON FCKER, Eric Todd, and Daniel Schaeffer.  The art is actually a preview of an interactive installation between the three artists to be shown at AHA Fest in Santa Fe.  What’s that mean?  That means that this show, is the only place in Houston where you’ll get to see the work.  A bonus to the art, is the insane lineup of music they have planned.  LIMB will be headlining the show, and James will bring his electronica wizardry to all in attendance.  If for some weird reason you’ve never seen LIMB, I’d strongly suggest that you do.  James does more with a drum kit than anyone I’ve seen before him.  There will also be a set from Houston’s famed FLCON FCKER, who like LIMB, is an act no one should miss.  This guy can make more sounds in a six second clip than pretty much anyone else in the producer game, and his glitch visuals are way ahead of their time.  The ambient experimental sounds of Memphis’ Holy Gallows will be on hand to trip us all out with their dazey tunes.  Eric Todd will also drop a performance that falls in line with his trippy jazzed out electronica.  Todd’s diverse use of vocal effects is kind of mind blowing, and something you should see for yourself.  Pitter Patter will get things started with their ambient drum based sounds, with doors at 7:00 and a FREE cover for the all ages show.

 

On Thursday, it feels like a no brainer in going over to Fitzgerald’s to catch the Black Lips show.  The last time these guys were in town, something was set on fire, and they’re definitely a group with quite the bad reputation.  However, for fourteen years this Atlanta based group of troublemakers have been making some pretty infectious garage rock.  In fact, they’ll be here in support of their newest offering, 2014’s “Underneath The Rainbow;” which sounds like The Monkees on acid.  They’ll have to be on their a-game, as the chaotic garage rock of King Khan & BBQ Show will be going on before them like an explosion of the past.  King Khan seems to have his inner Sam Cooke come out at these shows, and it’s been a good while since they were here in Houston. Though I’d be out of place if I didn’t mention that these guys will be the most entertaining two piece you’ll catch all year.   If that’s not a strong enough show for you, there will also be a DJ set from Houston’s Fat Tony opening things up.  If you were unaware, Fat Tony is pretty much amazing, and his DJ sets are always entertaining. The doors are at 8:00, the tickets are between $15.00 and $19.00, and it’s an all ages affair.

 

If sixties throwback isn’t your thing, then you could make your way over to Warehouse Live to see Aaron Behrens and the Midnight Stroll. You probably don’t know Behrens, but I’m sure you’ve heard of his other band, Ghostland Observatory.  Well, he’s doing a solo tour now, on what looks like just a single.  His sound is…well, it’s not like Ghostland, but it’s not terrible either.  He’ll have the  trippy and garage based sounds of Nashville’s Ranch Ghost on the bill as well.  These guys kind of sound like what would happen if Austin’s The Ghost Wolves didn’t have a female lead singer.  The doors are at 7:00 and tickets at $12.00 for the all ages show.

 

Rudyard’s has a pretty great show Thursday night, when Bobby Bare Jr. stops in with his alt country folk sound.  The Nashville native and son of Bobby Bare, is touring in support of his latest release, this year’s “Undefeated.”  I think that Jr. is truly paving his own path as a well crafted musician and songwriter in his own right, and his latest album is a true testament to that ideal.  His swamp ash vocals atop a twangy acoustic equal pure magic for the listener.  The Lucero meets Social D sounds of Houston’s Grizzly will be there to make sure the crowd is warmed up properly.  Raspy vocals, distorted guitars, and a twangy country vibe is what these guys are all about, and you should definitely get there early to check them out.  The doors are at 9:00, the cover is a miniscule $10.00, and it’s a 21 & up show.

 

If you’re up for a laugh, over at The Joke Joint Comedy Showcase,  Austin’s JR Brow will have you huddled over in pain.  Brow has opened for everyone from the late great Bill Hicks to the legendary Steven Wright.  Brow has also appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham” and The Late Late Show.  He’ll bring his Southern fried humor to town that isn’t as blue collar as it sounds.  He’ll have a Houston legend and an original Outlaw Comic, Jimmy Pineapple as his feature act.  One of Houston’s best and brightest comics will surely be on as host for the shows.  There’s one show on Thursday, and two on Friday and two on Saturday.  The Thursday show starts at 8:00 and all of the shows carry a $16.00 cover price.

 

 

On Friday over on Canal Street, the new record label Super Friend will be throwing an opening party.  They promises to be trippy psych rock from Mantra Love, the jazzy rock hip hop of New Orleans’ Stoop Kids, the garage punk of Houston’s Kose, and a band called Tejas.  There will also be art from the talented likes of Darcy Rosenberger,  Pocket Amp, Andrew Schmidt & more.  It looks to be a pretty cool night full of creative people that gets going around 9:00 and it’s FREE.

 

Of course, no one would blame you for making it over to the Toyota Center to catch the hilarious antics of Aziz Ansari.  Aziz is seriously one of the funniest guys you’ll see in a long time, and it’s really great to see that he’s performing in a place as large as where the Rockets call home.  His latest album, “Buried Alive,” just proves that he’s on fire and that he deserves his rise to fame.  The doors are at 7:00, things get started at 8:00, and the tickets are between $35.00 and $55.00.

 

If you’re over that way but the show is sold out, then you can still catch comedy from Houston’s up and comers at Phoenicia MKT Bar.  The Beta Bracket Comedy Competition is still going strong, and things are getting intense.  It seems like in the spirit of competition, most of the comics are stepping up their game while they think of how they’ll spend the $2,000.00 prize money.  There’s also a live recording from Heights Vinyl up for grabs and getting in the good graces of those at Beta Theater.  It’s audience vote and if a comic has begged you to make it out, you have to get there early to grab a ballot.  Things get started at 9:00 and it’s 100% FREE.

 

Over at Fitzgerald’s they’ll be hosting San Diego’s indie rock meets alt country sounds of Delta Spirit.  If you’re unfamiliar with these guys, they literally zig zag, song for song between indie rock and alt country.  It’s almost like they love Wilco so much, that they decided to blend old Wilco with new Wilco.  It doesn’t really matter, because both sounds these guys make is pretty amazing.  They’ll have a new album out just a couple of days prior to playing Houston, so hopefully they have those newbies polished and ready.  Eric D of the Fruit Bats will be getting things started with his new project, EDJ.  His stuff sounds like The Shins meets Ben Folds, and his latest self titled offering, “EDJ” is pretty great.  The doors are at 8:00, it’s all ages, and the tickets are between $18.00 and $20.00.  I’d suggest pre-sale tickets cause’ this one should sell out.

 

Also at Fitzgerald’s downstairs, the pop punk return of Houston’s Kemo For Emo will be happening.  I had to think when I realized that I hadn’t heard these guys’ name in a good while; but I recall them having a decent live show.  They could’ve been really great, but that was at least seven or eight years back.  They made a pretty great pop punk album called “What Happens In Omaha” as I recall.  The post alt hard rock of Houston’s Lotus Effect will be on the bill as well, and should add a hard element to the show.  The Trimms will also be on hand to add some rock n’ roll dirt to the show, while Houston’s dynamic pop rock duo Fox & Cats will get things started.  The doors are at 8:00, it’s an all ages show, and the cover is $10.00.

 

Walter’s has a pretty impressive show happening Friday night, when Chris Cresswell of The Flatliners will be coming to town.  It’s an actual showcase show that will feature some acts from the One Week Records roster.  Cresswell has a pretty great voice, and his heartfelt sound is one that should make many of the girls in attendance fall for him.  He’s definitely worth making it out for.  He’ll have label mate, Brian Wahlstrom getting things going with his piano meets punk attitude sound.  Wahlstrom is like Ben Folds, but with way more soul.  It’s an all ages show, with doors at 8:00 and tickets from $12.00 to $15.00.

 

The pop folk of Austin’s The Sour Notes will be playing over at Mango’s, also on Friday night.  If you ever wondered what would happen if Cold War Kids and Cloud Nothings all started a pop band, this is what they’d sound like.  Touring in support of this year’s magical “Do What May,” The Sour Notes have such a diverse style, that one could say that they also kind of sound like The Dandy Warhols meet Siouxsie & The Banshees.  They’ll be someone you should feel compelled to see sooner than later.  Houston’s Buxton/Children of Pop hybrid, Guess Genes will be on the bill as well.  I think that Chase of Children of Pop might be the busiest guy in town, or at least the one musician who’s not afraid of change.  Guess Genes is a great example of what can happen when you dare to try new things, and having Sergio of Buxton on vocals is the universe’s way of saying to check them out.  The guitar rock meets indie rock sound of Houston’s Jealous Creatures will also be on hand to make sure everyone remembers what distortion pedals sound like.  Jealous Creatures are quite the sight to see, and their live show is pretty energetic. Their lead singer has the pipes of Chrissie Hynde, with the swagger of  Patty Smyth, which comes across loud and clear on their release, “Bazooka.”  Things will get started by the bright eyed fun of Houston’s The Wheel Workers, who will drop some indie power pop rock science from their catchy album, “Past To Present.” The doors are at 9:00, it’s an all ages show, and the cover is a measly $5.00.

 

At Big Top, they’ll have Florida’s The Disasternauts there to surf rock their way into your hearts.  These guys play surf rock like it’s 1962, and Dick Dale is still in his youth.  I mean, I’m pretty sure that most of us wanna’ see a band donning monkey masks and astronaut jumpsuits, right?  And, in a perfect world, those monkeys NASA shot into space would hopefully come back to earth and play Fender Jazzmasters anyway. The throwback tiki party sounds of Houston’s Clouseaux will be on hand to make sure it still feels like the sixties.  The surf rock garage of Austin’s The Really Rottens will kick things off.  The doors are at 9:00, it’s a 21 & up show, and it’s 100% FREE.

 

Scout Bar will be offering up the prog alterna rock of Houston’s Seldom.  The four piece will be there for their album release party for their newest disc, “Damaged.”  These guys have perfected what it sounds like to play their genre’s sound, and they have a mix that’s like Breaking Benjamin meets Chevelle.  They’ll have the high energy of Slight Chance prior, playing their version of harder alterna rock.  The Southern metal of Son’s of Blackwater will be on the bill with their almost Pantera type of sound, while Rest When We’re Dead will get things started.  The doors are at 8:00, the show is 18 & up, and the tickets are $7.00.

 

Your Saturday can get started over at Discovery Green at the Take Me Outdoors Houston event.  In it’s sixth year, Texas Parks and Wildlife put on this educational event to educate the public on all the great things that the outdoors has to offer.  It’s a family oriented event that will feature a live bird of prey demonstration, fishing and hunting activity information, camping and park information, and all sorts of activities.  It’s more fun than it sounds and it’s a family event that runs from 10:00 am to 5:00, and it’s FREE.

 

You could make it over to House of Blues to catch the British pop of London’s Lily Allen.  It’s rather obvious in her lyrics, that Allen’s father was a comedian; as her lyrics are rather brash and cheeky, especially on songs like, “Hard Out Here.”  She’ll be in town in support of her latest release, this year’s “Sheezus,”  which should keep in line with her energetic live show.  She’ll have help from opener Mr Little Jeans, who will in the least do entertaining covers of Arcade Fire and Beyonce songs.  Hailing from Norway, MLJ, also known as Monica Birkenes should really get things going with songs from her debut, “Pocketknife.”  The doors are at 7:00, the show is all ages, and the tickets between $38.00 to $60.00.

 

Over at the Continental Club corridor on Saturday, they’ll be hosting an affair that should be one for the ages, with the Yes,Indeed! Festival.  Those in charge will be bringing Canada’s newest Austinites, Black Pistol Fire in to headline the event.  There’s a good chance you didn’t catch these guys when I saw them on a Wednesday recently; but they definitely live up to their name.  These guys have definitely figured out a way to meld Kings of Leon vocals alongside sweet Southern twang and blues based intensity.  Their latest release, “Hush Or Howl” continues their tradition of swampy tunes.  Because this is a fairly stacked lineup, it’s going to be easier to just list the clubs individually, rather than stick to the timeline.

At Continental, things get started at 6:00 with the alterna pop of Houston’s Fake Believe.  These guys mix a bit of electronica in with their alternative pop rock sound, and they should be a great way to start that room off.  At 7:00, the piano based balladry of Keeton Coffman should impress all who see him.  Coffman has a pretty impressive set of pipes, so seeing that with his backing band should be worth checking out.  The backing vocals alone on some of his tracks with a subtle build up are definitely something you shouldn’t miss.  Coming on at 8:00, the pop rock melodies from Houston’s Catch Fever will be going on.  I’m pretty sure that you have heard these guys before, but if you haven’t seen them live yet; you’re missing out.  Their album, “Shiny Eyes” could make them a household name, and their live set is just as impressive.  The funky dub reggae from Cassette Tape will follow them, at 9:00.  These guys have a pretty strong following, and they should impress with their good vibes and tight live set.  At 10:00, ears will bleed when We Were Wolves turn their amps up to eleven and bring rock back.  If you haven’t noticed, these guys are quickly getting around town and getting on marquee shows.  Their 2013 release, “Wolf House” might be one of the most head banging albums to come from Houston via Beaumont in a really long time.  At 11:00, Another Run will take the stage and they might just melt the monitors will their extremely energetic live set.  Going on three years since it was released, their 2010 album “I’ll Be There” still sounds as fresh as ever and their new stuff is just as killer.  Watching these guys get lost in their songs and just enjoying themselves is something every person should see at least twice.  At midnight, Black Pistol Fire closes out the room at Continental.

At Big Top,  things get rolling at 5:30 when Cavern Hymnal takes the stage with their eclectic mix of folk rock and spiritual vocals.  I don’t know if you can watch this group, and not be mystified by the powerful pipes of their lead singer, Mary Kate Spawn.  If you’ve never seen them before, I strongly suggest doing so, as they feel like old souls in younger bodies who channel the past in a new way.  The two piece Forever Miles will follow at 6:30 with their crazy rockin’ vibe via the brothers that make up the band.  Because these guys follow the vibe of playing what they want, they don’t really fit any sub-genre, so it’s best to say that they’re just rock.  But, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t see them, as two pieces are almost always worth seeing.  At 7:30 the prog rock goodness of Kansas City three piece, After Nations should blow everyone away.  If their live set is half as energetic as their 2013 release, “This Light Will End You,” then we should all be in for a real treat.  Following them at 8:30, Houston’s Poor Pilate will encourage most to watch in amazement as they bring their mix of Tom Waits like energy to songs that are almost like miniature parties.  It’s always refreshing to hear a band who sounds like they’re having a blast like these guys do on their self titled album.  The psych rock dreaminess of Austin’s Otis The Destroyer will take the stage at 9:30, and get everyone to fall in love with their sweetened versions of psych sounds.  Their latest e.p. “Dark Arts” is pretty refreshing, and they should mix it up when they play.   At 10:30, Rivers will hit the stage with their psych rock intensity.  If you missed these guys rock Fitz as The White Stripes recently, then this is your chance to see them rock their original material.  The alternative experimental sounds of Austin’s Megafauna will go on at 11:30.  I don’t know if you realize, but the pop vocals of their singer mixed with the riotous guitar and driving rhythm of their release, “Maximalist,” is a force to see live.  This should make the night more interesting with them playing alone.  At 12:30, the sleazy rock of Houston’s The Trimms should make everyone require a bath after they play.  These guys like rock, they like beer, and they do both in pretty good when they perform.

Over at Alley Kat, the pop rock of Houston’s Belvoir will get things jumping around 5:45.  What can you say about these guys that can’t be summed up by the fact that with dual vocalists, they have their own sound.  It’s almost like The Strokes had two better singers. At 6:45 Crashing Colors will  bring their deep vocals, and indie electronic folk pop to life.  If you haven’t seen this eclectic foursome, then I’d suggest doing it sooner than later, as their EP, “Crashing Colors” mixes up genres better than most you’ll hear, with soulful vocals atop the entire release.  The funky jam sounds of Handsomebeast will get going at 7:45, and their acid dripped sound should give everyone who sees them some sort of flashback.  These guys are groovy and funky, and that’s just a small sample of the sounds they create.  The proggy art rock of Austin’s AJ Vincent will throw everyone for a loop when he takes the stage at 8:45.  This guy does to a piano what you always wished Ben Folds would’ve done.  At 9:45 Austin’s Sphynx will drop some synth pop science on everyone who’s in attendance.  Their most recent release, “Hunger” sounds like it was made in 1982, but with more pastel clothing and a lot less cocaine.  The funky soul swagger of Houston’s Electric Attitude will be getting everyone a little hot & bothered, when they play at 10:45.  Their album, “Skintight & Solid Gold” sounds like it was made for a Motown release, and their energetic live show always feels like it could’ve happened on Soul Train.  At 11:45 the synth pop of BLSHS will more than likely draw quite the crowd to see and hear the act that everyone’s been talking about. Now armed with a keytar, their singer Michelle has a little more melody to add to her already stunning vocals. You’re missing out if you don’t see them in this intimate of a setting.  At 12:45, Baton Rouge’s England In 1819 should  gain quite the following when they trip everyone out with their amazingly strong electronica.  Their most recent drop, “Pine” harkens back to an earlier time in synth where it felt like the world was your oyster, and their singer’s vocals are a trip to hear live.

Over at Pachinko Hut, their stage gets started at 5:15 with the swampy sounds of Robert Kuhn.  Kuhn has the type of sound that appears like he’s been living on a fan boat in the middle of the marsh.  And his vocals mixed with organ have the vibe that Creedence always hoped to achieve.  The singer songwriter goodness of Tom Lynch will get everyone’s folk on when he takes the stage at 6:15.  Lynch has a pretty interesting vocal style, and he should be impressive to catch live.  At 7:15, the folky gospel sounds of Sand-Dollar Swing will do their best to impress.  The duo has an intriguing sound that everyone should make it out early for.  The trippy dual vocal attack of Houston’s Ma & God will hit the stage at 8:15.  These two are definitely something to see live, as their minimalist style makes for quite the interesting style. At 9:15, Houston’s Lion Among Men close out the room with their intricately crafted indie folk pop sound.  You can’t help but appreciate them when you see them live, as it feels like any day now, this band could blow up.

The doors for the show are at 5:00 and as you can see, it gets started shortly after that.  The show is 21 & up, the tickets are from $12.00 to $15.00; and if you want tickets at the door, it’s cash only.

 

Also on Saturday, the electro pop melodies of NYC’s Panda Bear will be over at Fitzgerald’s.  You may know their leader from his other act, Animal Collective; but Panda Bear is it’s own thing.  Their 2011 album, “Tomboy” is pretty epic, and their live sets are known to be pretty intense.  The noise rock of Queens’ Blues Control should mix things up with their intensely grandiose sound.  The show is all ages, the doors are at 8:00, and the tickets are between $18.00 and $22.00.

 

You could also make it out to The Summit for Fat Tony’s Fall Function.  It’s obvious that Fat Tony himself will be headlining the show, as he should as he kicks off his month long tour that evening.  I would guess that you’ve seen Fat Tony, but if you haven’t you’ve been missing out.  He has a swagger to his rhymes that’s pretty much it’s own thing.  There will also be a DJ set from the tropical Latin sounds of Bombon which features Gracie Chavez, Navo, OG Bobby Trill, and Panchitron.  There will also be a set from hip hop extraordinaire, DJ Good Grief who will drop some mad beats.  Things will get started with a performance by Ral P with doors at 10:00, and presale tickets at $10.00 with door tickets at $15.00.

 

If you feel like punk isn’t dead then please don’t tell the fastcore punk of Korea’s MyManMike, who’ll be playing at Mango’s.  These guys play hardcore like they were raised in the DC hardcore scene. Unlike many genres that get lost in translation, these guys seem to truly get the hardcore scene, and their shows are supposedly pretty intense.  The thrash punk stylings of Houston’s A.S.S. will get things started in their post “Dealing With It” era D.R.I. sound.  The details on this show are a little scarce, but things should get going around 9:00 and cover won’t be more than $10.00 for the all ages show.

 

On Sunday, you should make it over to Avant Garden for another edition of the Dr. Sketchy drawing class.  This month, they’re featuring burlesque dancer and all around beauty, Lady Jae.  Lady Jae created the Houston Burlesque Revue, she recently performed with Dem Damn Dames, and she’s a classically trained dancer.  You have to bring your own art supplies, but it’s a great chance to work on your skills, and this month falls in line with their usually stellar line up of subjects to draw.  Things get started at 3:00, the cover is $10.00 for artists, $15.00 for photographers, and $5.00 for gawkers.  Tips for the model are appreciated at these events.

 

You could also venture over to Walter’s to catch the post hardcore of San Diego’s Hail The Sun.  These guys sound like a more progressive yet poppy version of Mars Volta.  Their 2012 e.p., “Elephantitus” is pretty epic, and if their live show is half as energetic as it is; then they should be great live.  They’ll have Vegas’ screamo sounds of Stolas.  These guys scream a bunch, but their 2013 album, “Living Creatures” still sounds pretty good; especially if you like screaming.  Portland’s Icarus The Owl should mix things up with their melodic post hardcore sound.  These guys hit a homerun in their genre with their recently released, self titled album.  Houston’s experimental five piece rockers, Crimson Arrow will also be on hand to add to the proggy sounds.  The math based indie screams of Mannequin Mishap will also be on board.  Their recently released album, “Hypnic Jerk II” is kind of all over the place, but still reminds you at times of Jesus Lizard if Yow had screamed more.  Houston’s Mosaic Dream will get things started with doors at 6:00 and tickets between $10.00 and $12.00 for the all ages show.

 

Ar Warehouse Live, you can get your groove on, when Atlanta’s Ca$h Out drops by town.  This guy has been blowin’ up ever since he signed to a major label at 21 years old.  Since then he’s dropped an acclaimed mixtape and toured relentlessly.  He’ll be in Houston in support of his latest drop, this year’s “Let’s Get It.”  The show doesn’t appear to have an opener, but that usually changes by the time doors open.  The doors are at 10:00, the tickets are $25.00, and it’s an all ages show.

 

Over at Fitzgerald’s, the twang of alt country singer Lydia Loveless will be stopping by to drop her Rosanne Cash type vocals on adoring fans.  Loveless has been singing since she was young, and her latest album, this year’s “Somewhere Else” is full of Southern charm.  She has the sound of Old 97’s as a backing band, while utilizing pipes that seem to channel the original country greats of the past.  She will be lucky in having a rare solo set from Houston’s amazingly talented Chase Hamblin.  Chase has so many things going on that it’s hard to believe that he even has the time to play this show.  I can tell you that I recently got to hear a new song he’s been working on and I can at least say that the best is yet to come from him.  The doors are at 8:00, the show is all ages, and the tickets are between $12.00 and $13.00.

 

Rudyard’s seems to have the go to show on Sunday night, when Brooklyn’s Total Slacker breezes into town.  Total Slacker has a pretty jangly guitar sound that mixes with what they describe as Southwest ranch dirges.  Backing female vocals peppered throughout the trippy songs, their 2013 album, “Slip Away” has made them critical darlings.  They’ll have their work cut out for them, as they’re bringing one of my favorite bands, Scotland’s Paws.  I can’t say enough great things about these guys and their amazing shoegaze indie rock sound.  As if their 2012 album “Cokefloat!”wasn’t cool enough; they returned with a better album this year with “Youth Culture Forever.”  Youth Culture could easily be up for album of the year, and if you caught them at Fitz earlier this year, then you already know that they have an extremely high energy when they perform.  The indie rock of Brooklyn’s Flashlights will be getting things started with a very high intensity.  These guys dropped a pretty great album with “Bummer Summer” earlier this year.  The hand claps, rockin’ rhythms, and squealing guitar reminds me a bit of Superchunk mixed with pretty much everything great from that era as well.  The doors are at 8:00, the show is 21 & up, and the tickets are between $10.00 and $12.00.

 

On Tuesday, you can venture over to Fitzgerald’s to catch the indie pop electronica of Seattle’s Barcelona.  These guys were in Houston earlier this year, and they have the kind of pop sound that is thin at times, but is really high energy.  They’ll be here in support of their latest release, the three set series of “Love” e.p.’s. “Love Me” “Love You” and “Know Love” all have tidbits of heartfelt lyrics set to either ballads or pop sounds.  They’ll have the modern rock sounds of California’s The Young Wild with them as well.  These guys have done great at mixing electronics in with live instruments to create a fresh pop sound.  The doors are at 8:00, the tickets are between $13.00 and $17.00, and the show is all ages.

 

Also on Tuesday, Rudyard’s will be hosting Grown Up Storytime, brought to you by those over at Bootown.  This is a pretty great show, where stories that should never be read to children, are read to adults and by adults.  There are two shows, one at 8:00 and another at 10:00, but both should be hilarious.  Both shows carry a $5.00 cover and they’re also both 21 & up.

 

This is a pretty stacked week full of plenty of laughs, music, and FREE activities.  If you’re headed down to Yes, Indeed; please be mindful of people in the street and park accordingly.  It’s just another great example of all our city has to offer, especially when we are all mindful of one another.

 

 

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