From Sleep City to Sky Jelly

Warm it up

The holidaze are history, so divest your disposable income into some good shows this weekend. Latin-funk pros SANTA MAMBA are at the Met in Pawtucket tonight (the 6th), and head back there FRIDAY (the 7th) for a 'BRU lo-dough show starring KODIAK ATTACK (featuring ex-members of Penrose) with SLEEP CITY, AVERY, and COOPER'S FLIGHT ($8 at the door; 401.729.1005). Get out there early Friday evening and catch LOLITA BLACK at Club Hell supporting PENTAGRAM and SIN OF ANGELS; MOURNED and RAMPANT DECAY round out the hellacious bill; call 401.709.3923. On SATURDAY (the 8th), our favorite indie-folk crew, TALLAHASSEE, visit AS220 with THE SILKS, IT'S A MOUNTAIN, and DASTARDLY ($6, 401.831.9327); at the Knickerbocker Cafe (401.596.4225) check out veteran six-stringers NEIL VITULLO & THE VIPERS WITH DAVE HOWARD. MARK CUTLER works his way down North Main Street this weekend, performing with his Tiny String Band at Doherty's East Ave. Irish Pub (401.725.1800) on Thursday, and with Men of Great Courage at the Box (401.331.8545) on Saturday. And for our South Coast friends, head to the Blackwatch Pub in New Bedford for 75orLess Records reps GIRL HAGGARD joining Chris Evil's hometown crew, THE BLOOD MOONS, call 508.997.0023 for details. And speakin' of 75orLess, head to AS220 on WEDNESDAY (the 12th) for a noisy, acid-rock affair starring BAYLIES BAND, as well as ACADEMIA and SKY JELLY.

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