A Few Good Shows: 8/12/11

August 12, 2011

This week’s A Few Good Shows:

FRIDAY:

Milktooth, Cortney Tidwell, and Field Days @ The End. 9pm, $5

Everything’s Nice presents Unify 002 Block Party @ 12th & Porter and Mai. 10pm, for more info visit 12th & Porter’s website.

The Aught-Nots and the Dance Rock Sellouts @ Mercy Lounge. 9pm $5. It might be a little soon for an “aughts” cover band but who cares? It’ll be fun.

SATURDAY:

Tristen w/ Ezra Furman, Ponychase, and Little Bandit @ The 5 Spot. 9pm 21+ $5

2nd Annual Cheap Hill barn show ft. Denny & The Jets, Bird Cloud, Ranch Ghost, Joseph Plunkett and more at 2816 Hwy 12 N, Chapmansboro, TN. Starts at 4:30pm. Check out the facebook event for the parking/camping/partying details.

Delta Saints w/ The Floorwalkers @ The Basement. 9pm 21+ $8.

SUNDAY:

D. Watusi, The Liminanas, Gaz Gaz, The Paperhead w/ DJ William Tyler @ The Basement. 21+$5 8pm. (It’s a school night yo!)

I have respect for all genres of music, but I really just can’t bring myself to like dubstep. It just hurts my brain. But this dubstep/Transformers mashup video I came across via The A.V. Club is pretty great:

A weak weekend

October 15, 2010

There’s always plenty of things going on in this City of Music every weekend, but this particular one really doesn’t have much of anything that I personally get excited about. But, here’s my best attempt:

FRIDAY:

DJs Wick-it and Kidsmeal, along with several other DJs, have been throwing a pretty badass party called Mashville roughly once a month for three years now, and they’re throwing the biggest party yet tonight at Mercy Lounge to celebrate. It’s also the release party for Wick-it’s new mashup album. Expect some of the best scratching performances you’ll find in the southeast, along with plenty of hip hop, pop, and maybe some head-bending WOMP WOMP in the form of dubstep. The very mention of dubstep makes me cringe, but I certainly respect those guys because their skills are easily light years ahead of any other DJs in this town. Sean Maloney says I need to smoke more weed to enjoy dubstep… but even then I don’t think I could enjoy it. It just ain’t my bag. There’s a 5% chance I might go just to see Kidsmeal and Wick-it have a scratch-off, and head for the patio when the WOMPs start pulsing, but who knows. Read a much better preview by Mr. Maloney at the Nashville Cream.

SATURDAY:

There is honestly not one thing happening Sat. that piques my interest enough to mention.

SUNDAY:

Matt & Kim w/ Donnis and Girls in the Eighties @ Exit/In. I saw Matt & Kim play a sold out show at this same venue along with the Cool Kids about 2 years ago, and while I don’t call myself a serious fan, they put on a pretty enjoyable show. Not that familiar with Donnis, but he drops some pretty sweet verses on “All The Girls” by Bag Raiders. And I enjoyed Girls in the Eighties’ quick and simple pop punk at their NBN show a couple weeks ago.

Have a great weekend!