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FFW – The Free Press Preview for November 24 - 30, 2011

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Dinner with your family
Thursday November 24th

Yeah yeah yeah.  There are some good shows this week but c’mon what bigger show is there than sitting down with your crazy-ass family.  Sure you’ve got relatives with some drama, you’ll probably get slapped for cursing at the table, cringe at some weirdo thing your folks say (at least once), and there is always some nasty ass thing your mom makes that you have to pretend you like but, hey, that’s the price of this American tradition.  The bright side is we all get a day off, most of the food is pretty damn good, it’s the one time of year you can be a glutton and not feel guilty…well at least until the day after…and as crazy as everyone is, it’s still nice to get together and share a meal and give thanks for all the good stuff that’s come your way.

Thursday, November 24

Thanksgiving Night, featuring The Sideshow Tramps, Caddywhompus, & The Handshake @ Fitzgerald’s - Three bands to be very thankful for.

The Dean’s List Vol. IV, featuring The Niceguys, Mantis, Thurogood Wordsmith, Uzoy, & First Day of Skool @ Numbers - Don’t eat too much turkey, you’ve got some excellent booty shakin’ hip hop to go see.

Skanksgiving, featuring Rad Rich, Fredster, Disko Joe, Mickey Vanfossen, Dontkidurself, & Peter D. Wilson @ Avant Garden - Skanksgiving?  OH man that is awesome.  Oh and while I’m thinking about it, why isn’t there a Rad Rich monument in Houston?  That dude is an institution.

Limb & Himself, Josiah Gabriel, Papaya, Nikkhoo  @ Mango’s - Free Thanksgiving show with a sweet line-up

Friday, November 25

SPEAK VIII, featuring Twenty Eleven, Doughbeezy, Hollywood FLOSS, Tim Woods, Nosaprise, Kyle Hubbard, T2 Tha Ghetto Hippie, & Justice Allah @ Fitzgerald’s - This excellent hip-hop series  returns with Twenty Eleven a group ballsy enough to name a song after Betty White

Three Bad Jacks, Little Joe Washington @ The Continental Club - Little Joe is reason enough to go.

Young Maths @ The Mink - McAllen, Tx in the house.

Hymn For Her @ Jet Lounge - Best musical instrument of the week a three-stringed broom handle/cigar box

Allen Oldies Band @ Cactus Music (3PM) - Music and St. Arnold’s woo.

Thank God for Texas Music Fest, featuring Pat Green, Hayes Carll, & Kyle Park @ Nutty Jerry’s (Winnie) - I’m not so down with the mainstream country stuff of Pat Green but Hayes Carll if the sheeeit!!!!

Saturday, November 26

Street Dogs, The Broadsiders, Murder The Stout and No Resistance @ Warehouse Live - Vans Warp Tour Pop Punk vets from Boston


Scarface, Z-Ro @ Verizon Wireless Theater -
Scarface, surely no introduction is needed.

Fallcore XI, featuring Power Trip, Mammoth Grinder, Will to Live, The Burden, Venomous Maximus, War Master, Band of Mercy, Dissent, Hardside, Cutting Losses, Gain, & Landfill @ Fitzgerald’s - So much metal and Hardcore in one place it’ll be like pigging out on Turkey and stuffing until you puke.

The Freedom of Expression!!! Art Benefit, featuring Cavernous, Conscious Minds, Cutta, Harold Borup, Chironex, Nikkhoo, & more @ Villians (2001 Commerce; 7:30PM-2AM) - Damn this venue is so new, this show isn’t even listed.

The Tyburn Jig, Jealous Creatures, A Sundae Drive @ The Continental Club - Cow punkers The Tyburn Jig and the excellent Jealous Creatures should make for a good night of music.

White Ghost Shivers @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck - Crazy Austin band doing that 20-30 era jazz thing

The Beans Band @ Avant Garden - Bluesy Rock

Ceeplus Bad Knives & Ali Rapp B-Day Bash, featuring Czech1, Bobby DJ, Mr. Castillo, Fredster, B-Boy Craig, & Ceeplus Bad Knives @ Grand Prize (1010 Banks) - Now that’s a good birthday Party.

Underworld, featuring DJ Mina, DJ vvJames, & The Dead Bang @ Numbers -
Yup more DJs

Jimmy Brosch Book Signing/Author Event, featuring Bob Suttie & Texas Legacy Czech Band @ Cactus Music (1PM) - Did you say Czech Band?  HELL YES!

Metalloyd, Gutter Rats, Serpent Attack, El Desmadre, Overdose, War Head @ The White Swan - M E T A L!

Thank God for Texas Music Fest, featuring Casey Donahew Band, Adam Hood, & Ray Wylie Hubbard @ Nutty Jerry’s (Winnie) - Day two of the showcase

Sunday, November 27

Ruleta Rusa, Criaturas, White Crime, Abduktion @ Notsuoh (8PM; $6) - San Fransisco Punk

Binarium Sound Series 040, featuring Aaron Russell, brightbluebeetle, & Trills @ 14 Pews (800 Aurora; 7-10PM) - Highly recommended music series.

Tuesday, November 29

Buxton @ McGonigel’s Mucky Duck - The ever brilliant Buxton drops into the duck.

Loves It! @ Cactus Music (5:30PM) - Very sweet Austin banjo/guitar folk duo

Wednesday, November 30

He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister @ Fitzgerald’s - Cute indie pop band with Van issues.

W.O.M.A.N. supports Movember Benefit, featuring Dolly Rockers, Focusyn, & GoREALah Soul @ Big Star Bar - Women of Montrose Action Network’s International Movember Prostate Cancer fundraiser.  Good bands and a good cause.

MiMOSA, VibeSquaD, Bogl @ Warehouse Live - Trip hop from LA named after your favorite brunch drink.

Houston Press Concert Series, featuring Roger Creager @ Pub Fiction (2303 Smith) - Corpus Christi singer songwriter dude.

America @ Stafford Centre (Stafford) - It don’t get much more Easy Listening than this

–For more listings check out Space City Rock - Houston’s best local calendar–

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