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Saturday: Providence Burns Once More

The once-roving Providence Is Burning seems to have settled in comfortably at the appropriately monikered Firehouse 13. (Whose new 2am license makes for even more fun yet.) Providence is Burning: Saturday September 29th with Sammy Bananas and Micah Jackson plus special guests Willy Joy and

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Goings On Tonight

Here’s an absolutely massive list of reasons to not stay in tonight. Don’t be a Debbie… The Colonel bring his old-timey music records to Snookers. What’s up with people smoking weed out on that porch like, every week! FREE 21+ Get shot down by hot

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Live Tonight: The Plastic People of the Universe

From AS220:The PPU are a A Prague-based psychedelic rock band formed in 1968, shortly after the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia. The band’s nonconformist style and attitudes ran afoul of officially sanctioned norms, and the Plastic People often held their performances in secret locations outside

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Live Tonight: Babies In Limbo

Tonight at Club Hell, Babies In Limbo and The Ringer Soundtrack followed by the infamously long-running 80’s Nite, which has never had a proper name, so get on that Club Hell… Club Hell, downtown, $5 18+

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Live Tonight: sweetthieves

Local indie label Tor Johnson is presenting a show tonight at AS220 featuring the excellent sweetthieves. Also up are Big Bear, The Science Logic and Sick Electric. AS220 8pm $6

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Tonight:

Talk of the Town, 147 Washington St, for tunes that coincide precisely with my musical tastes. (Yes, I know all the lyrics to every song by the Coasters.) Sometime after the Family Guy’s Star Wars episode.

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Saturday Night.

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt8Q7Fsa_Vs] Why isn’t there an Electric Mayhem cover band in this town? Or is there, Eric? So hard, to stop with just one Animal music video…

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Tonight at Xxodus: Eclection

DJ Brown Hornet take to the decks tonight for Xxodus Cafe’s Eclection night. The Hornet will take you through a dizzying array of old school R&B, house and funk. Xxodus Cafe, downtown $10 18+

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Local Excellence: The ‘Mericans

Years ago, there was a band called Purple Ivy Shadows whose music was a dreamy, folky electric pop and whose songs and records were quiet and beautiful. Chris Daltry headed up a rotating ensemble which included Velvet Crush‘s Jeffery Underhill, small factory’s Alex Kemp and

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Another Fucking Reunion!

The Sex Pistols will get back together at Brixton Academy on 8 November to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nevermind The Bollocks.

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Music For The Fall

Today Pitchfork posted a clip of the lovely Marissa Nadler playing a new song somewhere from her never ending world domination tour. The video’s quality was bad, and being a new song it was little shaky, performance wise. Here’s a better one that does her

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Tonight at FireHouse 13

Off of the Fort Thunder listserv:  An undulating cloud of mind-boggling psychedelia will be eminating from Firehouse 13 on Saturday September 15th… Hailing from a wide variety of places including Florida, New Jersey, and New Bedford Temple of Bon Matin will definitely bring the weird.

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Grilling On The Edge

Tomorrow from 4-8 pm the Urban Edge Farm hosts Southside Community Landtrust’s 4th annual Hoe Down/Fundraiser. The event features gourmet BBQ (cooked by Johnson & Wales finest Chef’s in training) in which all produce comes freshly picked from local Rhode Island farms. Music will be

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Party Hard: Punk Rock 101 @ Rock ‘n Roll High School

Something new has been earmarked onto Rock ‘n Roll High School, Club Hell’s long-running Friday party dedicated to 70’s and 80’s rock, metal, britpop and everything else night. Punk Rock 101, which runs from 9 ’til the RnRHS thing kicks off at 11, is deejayed

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Live Tonight: Killing Pablo

Tonight at the newly moved/refurbished/expanded/way better Blackstone, Killing Pablo, The Propellors, and Shawn Waters and Groupthink find lots of ways to rock; gently, noisy, and with growling. Hit these links, have a listen and come on down for some r.o.c.k. The Blackstone, Pawtucket but closer