HELP US KEEP REPORTING. DONATE TO ORLANDO WEEKLY PRESS CLUB.

picks.jpg

Picks This Week: JMSN, Uncle Lou's Birthday Show and more 

Kongos
This band of four brothers rose to popularity on hits like "Come With Me Now" and "I'm Only Joking" off their sophomore album, Lunatic, which was re-released on Epic last year.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Beacham, $22-$25

Michael Parallax
Michael Parallax is a machine, turning out new music and bumping it when the party demands, which is the case this week when he releases his new double EP How We Were/Who We Are (out Feb. 14, but available early to attendees of this show). Read more.
8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at Will's Pub, $5

Orlando Mixtape Volume 3: Southern Harmony
Turn it up. The Orlando Mixtape series returns to the Social with a focus on Southern rock. With a setlist that promises to include lots of audience requests (there’s a form over at orlandomixtape.org), Brian Chodorcoff, Thomas Wynn, Giti Khalsa and the rest of the band will probably be playing lots of Allman Brothers, Molly Hatchet and, of course, Skynyrd. - Thaddeus McCollum Read more.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Social, $25

Ray Brazen
Oddball lo-fi pioneer Ray Brazen pairs up with Broken Machine Films to screen his Time Tunnel 1983-1988 DVD, performing with creepy costumed Philly unicorns the Hunnie Bunnies, whose noisy beat-making is unusually enthralling.
10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Space, $4

Glen Hansard
The emotion that Glen Hansard packs into a single note ought to make his surging songs exhausting, but instead it’s a genuine enchantment to hear him project so effortlessly, and live, it’s even more unreal. Read more.
6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Beacham, $30-$40

Six Time Losers
Orlando country band Six Time Losers have spent the past six years ringing true in our city with earnest pickin' and sincere lyrics country fans swoon for.
7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Backbooth, $8

Lou's Birthday Show!
This lineup is nuts and definitely icing on an eclectic cake to celebrate Uncle Lou's birthday, sweetened by kids folk artist Caveman Dave, Marky and the Sharks' Marcos Encinias and Eugene Snowden.
9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, free

What'sit Records Wonder Showzy Block Party
For this one-night mini-festival, though, they’re keeping it local, taking over the Milk Bar, Sandwich Bar, Spacebar and the parking lot out back. Sets by Bellows, Melbourne’s the Dull Blades and plenty more support St. Pete’s Sonic Graffiti. - Thaddeus McCollum Read more.
7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Milk District, $5

DJ Y-Not
Y-Not returns to help Lazy Afternoon celebrate their anniversary with a rooftop party at Aero that also features Philly veteran DJ Cosmo Baker and iconic New York DJ Tony Touch. Check out our interview with DJ Y-Not.
5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Aero, $$10-$20

JMSN
Detroit producer JMSN was all over Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City and has R&B fans rushing to juice up on his latest single, "Addicted."
5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Backbooth, $12-$30

The Sea the Sea
With rich harmonies and beautifully abstract lyrics, NPR darlings the Sea the Sea released their debut album Love We Are We Love in 2013, and now those gorgeous vocals at last lap up on our local shoreline.
9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9, at Will's Pub, $5

Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers
That Okie Vince Gill comes to town with the extraordinary band the Time Jumpers to romp again in Buck Owens territory like he did on his 2013 album, Bakersfield, which saw a deluxe release last year.
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Plaza Live, $35-$60

Tags:

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

November 25, 2020

View more issues

Calendar

© 2020 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation