Fête Lounge is the place to be FRIDAY (the 9th) for a solid lineup featuring THE INVISIBLE HOURS (CD release) with BROADCASTER, THE DIGS, and the mighty GERTRUDE ATHERTON; $7 cover at the door, call 401.383.1113. Also on Friday, MILKBREAD and SEED hit the Ocean Mist (Sandy couldn't defeat the Mist; 401.782.3740). We shouted out BOO CITY here a few weeks ago, and the Boo crew returns with an EP release party Friday at Local 121 with BORN CASUAL spinning tunes on Friday, and get back there on SATURDAY (the 10th) for a nice trifecta featuring riff-mavens THRILLHOUSE, MELLOW BRAVO, and MARITIME PILOT (featuring ex-members of Nature/Nurture); $5 at the door, call 401.274.2121 for info on both shows. Sure looking forward to the next COMA COMA record, but in the meantime check out one of RI's best live bands when Dan, Eric, and Steve join HURRICANE ME and 75orLess Records labelmates SIX STAR GENERAL Saturday at Judge Roy Bean's in Bristol; 21+ and just $5 at the door, dial 401.253.7526. Or, for something completely different, check out THE GNOMES at the Mediator in Providence; The Gnomes' new live disc will be available as will the new book from head Gnome Phil Edmonds titled Pip's Travels: Welcome Home ($10, call 401.941.3070). An absolutely stacked Saturday rolls on with THE McGUNKS, THREE BAD JACKS, WHISKEY KILL, and THE EVIL STREAKS at KC's Tap (401.722.0150), the looong-awaited ROUTE .44 album will be celebrated with a show at the Spot (401.383.7133), and lovely songbird ALLYSEN CALLERY will open for Garnet Rogers at the Stone Soup Coffeehouse ($18 day of show, 401.921.5115). AS220 is the place to be on SUNDAY (the 11th) when WHORE PAINT headlines with guests 973 FUTURE YOOK; then get back there later in the week for IN HEAT, FUNERAL CONE, and San Fran's NEON PISS on WEDNESDAY (the 14th); dial 401.831.9327 for details on both shows.
: New England Music News
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