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A Few Good Shows: 10/7/11

October 7, 2011

Remember that delightful promo video for Glossary’s new album? The one that featured Bingham Barnes bustin’ a move on the Murfreesboro square? Well now we have the follow-up, and it’s an outright showdown:

That transitions nicely into this week’s show listings because TONIGHT is Glossary’s album release show at 5 Spot! Here’s the full rundown:

FRIDAY:

Glossary Long Live All of Us album release show, with RiĀ¢hie at the 5 Spot. 9pm 21+ $5

Bobby Bare Jr., Tristen, and Ponychase @ Mercy Lounge. 9pm $10

Girls & Boys Nashville ft. The Four Horsemen, Kidsmeal, Wick-it the Instigator, Coach, Hands off Sam, Kevin Perryman, Sam & Tre, and Creative Control @ Cannery Ballroom. Girls Free till 11, $5/$20 VIP

Vitalic Noise presents CRAVE @ the Wine Loft. 10pm-3am, FREE. DJs Losici, Dali Drama, and special guests every week.

SATURDAY:

Frontier Ruckus w/ Birdcloud at The End. 9pm $8 (I’m sure there is a least one other opener but I can’t seem track that info down.)

J Roddy Walston & The Business, The Bohannons, The Sex Bombs @ 12th & Porter. 8:30pm $10

SUNDAY:

Infinity Cat showcase ft. Mom & Dad and King Karl + DJs @ The Basement. 9pm $3 21+

Have a great weekend!

 

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If this promo video for Glossary‘s new album Long Live All Of Us featuring bassist Bingham Barnes bustin’ a move on the Murfreesboro square doesn’t make your day at least 100 times better, then you must not have a pulse. I feel that one might need to actually know Bingham to really grasp the hilarity of this, but if you don’t, it should still improve your life to some degree.

That being said, Glossary made a new record and it’s hitting shelves this coming Tuesday, October 4th. If you’re a local, mark your calendar for their release show October 7th at the 5 Spot.

Here’s what’s going down this weekend show-wise-

FRIDAY:

Nikki Lane album release show w/ Denny & The Jets and the Alabama Shakes @ The Basement. 9pm 21+ $7

tUnE-yArDs w/ Pat Jordache @ Exit/In. 9pm $12

Vitalic Noise presents a special edition of CRAVE/VITAL at the Wine Loft, ft. Lightsover LA, Sam & Tre, Donny West, Dark Sister, and a very special guest. 10pm, $5 cover (this is a joint Vital/Crave so the show isn’t free as usual Fridays are).

SATURDAY:

Wanda Jackson is doing an in-store signing and meet & greet at Grimey’s. 5pm

Wilco w/ Nick Lowe @ the Ryman (sold out, night 1 of 2)

Have a great weekend!

The oldest known living creature has been found at the bottom of the Pacific ocean. It’s a coral species with a skeletal structure dated to be 4,265 years old. That’s beyond amazing… that’s beyond words. This thing was living even before the time of Moses! I assume by “creature” they mean non-plant… Because the oldest living organism is a Bristlecone Pine tree in California known as Methuselah, which is about 4,840 years old.

On somewhat related not, Oddee has a list of several natural wonders that you may not know about. Although I’m pretty sure everyone’s at least seen photos of the famous Antelope Slot Canyon in Arizona.

I’ll be out and about this weekend, though I’m still not positive as to what I’m covering for the Scene, which will dictate my whereabouts for the most part. Here are some cool shows going on:

If you’re in Murfreesboro tonight, you might want to check out a solo show by Glossary’s Joey Kneiser, who’s playing at Liquid Smoke. Word on the street is that he’s working on a solo album featuring a plethora of other Murfreesboro musicians.

In Nashville tonight is Ghostland Observatory’s return to the Cannery Ballroom, and I’ve heard they’ve brought an even bigger laser light show than last time. This will be followed by a Happy Valley afterparty upstairs at Mercy Lounge.

Chairlift is playing at Exit/In on Saturday, and in Murfreesboro YEAH (the umbrella non-profit org over the Southern Girls Rock n Roll Camp) is having a benefit rock n roll dance party at Tomato Tomato. It will feature DJ sets from members of Glossary, Those Darlins, Protomen, JEFF, and more. All PBR and Bucket City Brew sales will go to YEAH.

I’ve touched on the topic of creationism vs. science (reality) on this blog before, and I’m going to do it again. One of the reasons I follow the Bad Astronomy blog is because he covers this very issue, especially how it relates to public school systems’ science curricula. Today he posted a great video, created by a moderate Christian, that I had to repost on here. Please take the time to watch this, and please do what you can to keep creationism out of public school systems. It is not science, it is not supported by any evidence, and it is simply WRONG.

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