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Friday, January 7, 2011

Live Music This Weekend [Pauses CD release, Sons of Tonatiuh, The Adolescents, more]

Posted By on Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 3:00 PM

This week was pretty sleepy, but this weekend is anything but.

TONIGHT:

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  • Love From Above 2011: Andy Matchett & the Minks

  • A weekend of great shows kicks off with a fantastic bill of local and semi-local talent at Will's Pub, including the alt-rock of Tallhassee's Only Thieves, the burly pop of Mother Night, the Superchunk-y goodness of the New Lows, and the joyous, life-affirming wonderment that is Andy Matchett & the Minks.

  • Little punk rock show at Uncle Lou'sMurder Media, Big Attack!, Heedless, MRSA, and the Snotty Kids.

  • Big punk rock show at the SocialComeback Kid, Casey Jones, and the Attack. (Yes, H2O cancelled.)

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  • Mickey Avalon makes me weep for humanity. You may feel differently. He's at Firestone Live. Man, Surf Expo week is weird.

SATURDAY:

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  • The Pauses celebrate the release of A Cautionary Tale with a big to-do at Back Booth. The band is justifiably excited about both the quality of the record (and what packaging!), and is going all out for the show tonight, with a fancy-pants stage setup and everything. Also stoke-worthy: Gordon Withers will be opening, who's maybe the only guy on the planet who you can talk about using the words "Jawbox" and "cello" together.

  • There is a massive metal show at Will's featuring the crusty, doomy sludge of Atlanta-based Sons of Tonatiuh (RIYL: Kylesa), as well as heaviness from Jacksonville's Hollow Leg, and our very own (and incredibly almighty) Junior Bruce.

  • There's also a great metal show at the Haven, with 5 Billion Dead and Dead Mens Dreams.

  • The Adolescents are at the Social. Man, Surf Expo weekend is cool.

SUNDAY:

  • Lemuria and Teenage Softies play Hoops.


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