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Big Drum Powwow — Saturday & Sunday

A traditional eastern woodland gathering takes place this weekend at the Roger Williams National Memorial with traditional Native American drumming, dancing, storytelling, and authentic Native American crafts and foods. (Facebook event) Eastern Host Drums Eastern Medicine Singers Mountain Spirit Singers MC Daryl Black Eagle Jamieson

the madeleine haze

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Mark Cutler and Men of Great Courage @Lupo’s, The Devil Makes Three, Lost Dog Street Band, the Huntress and Holder of Hands @the Met, For Today, Gideon, Wage War, Rival Choir @News Café, David Tessier All-Star Band, Baylies Band, the McGunks, Minky

vieux farka toure

Week In Music

Monday — @Aurora, Julianna Barwick, Rachel Blumberg Tuesday — @Lupo’s, Chvrchs @Psychic Readings, Gavin Riley Smoke Machine, No Not Nothing, the Funk Underground, Brian 4 Ever @AS220, Orion Rigel Dommisse, Anthony Savino, Van Nostrand Sisters @Aurora, Vieux Farka Touré, Alec K. Redfearn and the Eyesores

nada surf

Weekend In Music

Friday — @the Met, Nada Surf, Amber Arcades, Field Drums, Forest Fires @Lupo’s, Shaun Frank @Nick-A-Nee’s, Biscuit City @Firehouse 13, Mike Peters @News Café, Little Tomb, Tapestries, Night Idea, 14foot1 @Aurora, Twin Foxes, Minibeast, Aneurysm, Public Policy Saturday — @the Met, the Feelies @Fête, Sun

weird al

Week In Music

Monday — @Dusk, Junior Beat (album release), VaVa Blume, Time Cop Beach Party, Honest Living Tuesday — @Psychic Readings, Long Bob, Pines, Dyke Drama, Milkmaid II @AS220, Ben Gammell, MPG, Davi Smith @Nick-A-Nee’s, Chris Flory Trio @Firehouse 13, Scar Symmetry, Arsis, Shattered Sun, Painted in

the furies

Weekend In Music

Friday —  @Columbus Theatre upstairs, the Huntress and Holder of Hands, Tara Jane O’Neil, Thalia Zedek @Lupo’s, Getter, Wuki, Sneek @the Met, Marian Hill, Verite, Shaed @AS220, Charge the Atlantic, Four Agreements @Firehouse 13, Bim Skala Bim, the Copacetics, Bears Bears Bears @Machines With Magnets,

guitar wolf

Week In Music

Tuesday — @AS220, Holy Roller High, Tickle Tickle, Michael Graham Wednesday — @Nick-A-Nee’s, Four Bridges @AS220, Strange Sound, Small Talk, 10 Volt Army, Flannel Rooster Thursday — @the Met, Vanilla Function, Clam Bake, Mease @Fête Lounge, Guitar Wolf, Hans Condor @AS220, Dead Elect, Today Junior,

twin peaks tv soundtrack

Cherry Pie And Some Damn Fine Coffee At What Cheer

And how about a side of Schmilco with that? The good people at What Cheer Records and Vintage are celebrating the vinyl reissue of Angelo Badalamenti’s “Twin Peaks TV Soundtrack” all day Tuesday. (Facebook event page.) The coffee will be provided by our friends at

downtown at dawn

Weekend In Music

Friday — @Columbus Theatre upstairs, Downtown at Dawn (album release), Tall Teenagers, Heartsick Satellite @Fête Ballroom, Capleton @the Met, Chachi, Jon Hope, Cam Bells, more @Firehouse 13, Rich Polseno (CD release), AdapterAdapter, Chris Quiray, Papa Crust, Nate Cozzolino and the Lost Arts @AS220, the Viennagram,

arc iris

Arc Iris In-Store At What Cheer

(9.3) Come meet the band! Providence trio Arc Iris will perform this Saturday at What Cheer Records, celebrating the release of their new album ‘Moon Saloon’ as they head out on their national tour. While all three members will be playing it will necessarily be


Week In Music

Monday — @Fête Ballroom, Melvins, Helms Alee @Aurora, Uni Ika Ai, Mouni Tuesday — @AS220, Eclectic Electric, Little Tomb, Moon Room Wednesday — @AS220, Toad and the Stolligans, Rina, O.B. Howard Thursday — @Firehouse 13, Bill Zanni and the Mighty Bison, Bunktown, Jets Can’t Land


Weekend In Music

Friday — @Aurora, Invisible Hours, Minibeast, Dyr Fraser @AS220, Goon Planet, Public Policy, Greed Island, NOX @Psychic Readings, Hayden Arp, Department of Everything, Plums @the Met, Movin’ On @Firehouse 13, Aüva, Nymphidels, Cat Has Claws, the Sugarcones @Fête Lounge, Jetty, Future Generations, No Plateau Saturday

Prov Folk Fest

Providence Folk Festival — Roger Williams Memorial

(8.28) I doubt Roger would have approved of this bacchanal being held on the Sabbath, but neither would he have called in the civil authorities. Yay Rog. The Roger Williams National Memorial will be hosting the 3rd annual Providence Folk Festival — Sunday from noon

Burnside Park

Burnside Music Series — Eyesores

(8.25) A double bill this week at the Burnside Music Series and Beer Garden. The Eyesores. These avante garde lifers, helmed by Alec K. Redfearn, weave Balkan influences with allegorical narratives to create intrigue, discomfort, and serenity. And Craig Wreck. The heart of a wanderer

bored with four

Week In Music

Monday — @News Cafe, Infra-Men, Noble Giants, the Kick Ups @Aurora, Bog Log III, the Kevin Dowling Fitness Hour, Z-Boys, Cannibal Rambler Tuesday — @Aurora, Cal Folger Day, the Vox Hunters, Cardboard Cannons @News Cafe, Global Crash, Group Chat, Beackon @AS220, Throne of Saturn, Garbage Cans

RW National Memorial

Music At RW National Memorial

(8.20) What a lovely spot this is. Bring chairs or blankets and sit around relaxing to live music tonight by the ‘Mericans and Cowboy and Lady. And it’s free. (Facebook event page.) Be advised, this is a WaterFire night. This is the last show in