Nick-A-Nees

Nick-A-Nee’s 25th Anniversary

(6.13) Everyone’s favorite dive bar will be celebrating 25 years of business this weekend! All weekend starting at noon both days. The Nick-A-Nee’s 25th Anniversary Bash has twenty-four bands lined up. All shows are outside. Never a cover! In no particular order: Ryan Jackson/Blue Dream/The Teledynes/The Hi Fi Lowdowns/The Devifish/The Millrats/Bear Fight Club/Pedro and his …

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1st Annual Sarah Good Foundation Concert

(7.29) After graduating from RISD, Rhode Island-grown clothing designer, jeweler, sculptor, and costumer Keri Haas became a creative entrepreneur for her original designs (and, later, a purveyor of retro jewelry and accessories through Red’s Vintage Stuff). When she launched Sarah Good Designs and learned how much she’d have to spend on a business line to …

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Celebrate 20 Years of Nick-A-Nee’s All Weekend

(6.12) Everyone’s favorite dive bar, Nick-A-Nee’s, will be celebrating 20 years of live music, good company, strong drink, billiards, and the best juke box in town, all weekend with a full roster of bands. It looks like they will be setting up a tent and taking over the parking lot, at least on Saturday and …

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Nick-A-Nee’s Asphalt Beach Party

(7.18) Rain may be a factor — don’t know what the contingency plan is. Just head over and find out because hanging around outside Nick-a-Nee’s with booze and music and dancing on a warm summer night is just the best. Hanging around inside Nick-a-Nee’s is also pretty damn good. Music from Boo City and the …

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Interview: Mark Cutler On His 6/29 CD Release Bash

In the past, local legend Mark Cutler has fronted bands like The Raindogs and The Schemers; toured with the likes of Bob Dylan, Warren Zevon, and Don Henley; and starred in MTV videos. Lately, he’s stayed closer to home, playing circuits of RI and New England shows both solo and with a variety of talented …

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(How To Survive The) Summer Of Death

Death has been no friend to the glitterati this summer. In truth, Summer 09 is playing out like a real-life celebrity slasher flick, and this weekend was no exception. Frank McCourt and Walter Cronkite are the latest victims cut down in the prime of life, and Hollywood has been left wondering: who’s next? While we …

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Fundraiser Tonight — Low Anthem, High Times

As readers of the Dose know, the band has had a huge year, but humble sorts as they are, The Low Anthem has kindly accepted an invitation to join us at Nick-a-Nee’s tonight, and will be playing along with the What Cheer? Brigade and the ‘Mericans. And, if last year’s event is any indication, expect …

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