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A Few Good Shows: 1/11/13

January 11, 2013

MercyLogo-websizeA few good shows? More like a shit-ton of good shows this weekend. Most of which are at the Mercy Lounge/Cannery/High Watt complex. 10 years ago Mercy Lounge opened its doors and quickly became one of the best venues in town in the 300-person capacity range. Soon after, the larger Cannery Ballroom opened, and just last year the brand new High Watt stage opened. They’ve celebrated their birthday every year in style, but this year they’re making it quite a party, with several great local bands on each stage and sponsorships by Yuengling and Brooklyn Brewery. Each night, the first 250 people will get in free, and the cover becomes $10 after that. Two-night passes can be purchased for $15 through the Mercy Lounge website. Listings for each night, along with some other picks are below. Happy 10 years Mercy Lounge!

FRIDAY:

Mercy Lounge 10-year anniversary night 1: (doors @ 8pm, shows @ 8:30pm, $10 but 1st 250 ppl free)

Cannery Ballroom- JEFF the Brotherhood, Ri¢hie, Turbo Fruits, and Clear Plastic Masks.
Mercy Lounge- Tristen, Wild Cub, Magnolia Sons, and Black Sea Royalty.
Hight Watt- James Wallace & The Naked Light, Evan P. Donohue, Matt Friction, & more.

David Allan Coe w/ Johnny Frtiz @ Exit/In. 9pm $20 adv/$25 DoS

Honey Locust, Poly, and Promised Land @ The Stone Fox. 9pm $5

SATURDAY:

Mercy Lounge 10-year anniversary night 2: (doors @ 8pm, shows @ 8:30pm, $10 but 1st 250 ppl free)

Cannery Ballroom- Cherub, Machines Are People Too, Brandon Jazz & His Armed Forces, Coin.
Mercy Lounge- The Weeks, Ravello, Sol Cat, Five Knives.
High Watt- Natural Child, Birdcloud, D. Watusi, Mystery Twins.

Steelism, Chris Scruggs, and Poly @ The Basement. 9pm $8 21+

D. Watusi in-store show @ Grimeys. 5pm free

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