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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Concert announcements: The Warhol Spring Sound Series, Savages, Brand New, more

Posted By on Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 5:12 PM

The winter portion of the Warhol's Sound Series is well underway (the next is Ekmeles on Jan. 30), but it is, of course, never too early to start talking about spring. Most, but not all of these are actually taking place at the Warhol: check out the museum website for more information.
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On March 17, that portion of the season opens with Drag City supergroup Rangda, featuring Sir Richard Bishop,  Ben Chasny and Chris Corsano ($12-15). On March 19, composer Tristan Perich and pianist Vicky Chow will perform the composition "Surface Image" ($12-15, on sale now).  Icelandic label The Bedroom Community brings its 10 Year Anniversary: Whale Watching on March 31, featuring artists Nico Muhly, Ben Frost, Sam Amidon and Valgeir Sigurðsson ($15-20, on sale now). French new music collective Ensemble Linea performs on April 2 ($10-20, on sale now). Son Lux plays on April 9 ($12-15). West African “desert blues” band Songhoy Blues comes to town April 12 ($12-15). Dawn of Midi will play music inspired by North and West African folk traditions on April 16 ($12-15). Julian Lage, who was the subject of the documentary Jules at Eight, brings his trio on May 3 ($12-15). And finally, auto-visual group Cineshape performs on May 4 ($10-15).

ORieL & The Revoluters, Ras Maisha, Truth & RitesJoe Bischoff and others join together at Altar Bar for Drusky's Reggae Fusion Fest. That's happening Feb. 6 ($18-22, on sale now).

Shalerpalooza 2016 is happening at Mr. Small's Theatre on Feb. 20. The lineup features Sidetracked, Trashbag Parachse, Offkilter, Remains Of This, Act 80's, Tobacco Road, Villain, DJ Monsoon, DJ Remus, TEEOOH and more ($8-10, on sale now).

Also at Mr. Small's: Youtube stars Trevor Moran & Ricky Dillon on March 3 ($29.50, on sale now); The Joy Formidable and Everything Everything on April 10 ($20-22, on sale Friday); Issues, Crown The Empire, One OK Rock and Night Verses on April 16 ($23-25, on sale Friday); and Savages on May 17 ($20-22, on sale Friday).

On March 19 at Club Cafe, Joe Grushecky and Eddie Manion celebrate the release of Grushecky's new solo record ($15-20, on sale Friday). Also at Club Cafe, Pure Bathing Culture and Pillar Point on April 3 ($10, on sale Friday); Erin McKeown on April 8 ($14-16, on sale now). And on May 7, THE SHOW plays an acoustic set at 6:30 p.m., followed by a plugged-in set at 10:15 p.m. ($7-10, on sale now).

And looking ahead to what will likely be one of the bigger shows of the summer (among those of us who aren't sure if we're too old to be considered millennials or not) Brand New and Modest Mouse will be making a stop at Stage AE on July 5 ($49.99-60, on sale Friday).

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