by Tim McMahan, Lazy-i.com
I didn’t go to any shows this weekend. Not a single one. But I’ll make up for it this week, because there’s a good show happening every night.
It kicks off tonight with Black Lips at The Waiting Room. The Atlanta garage band has been kicking it since ’99. They’re on the road supporting their latest, Underneath the Rainbow (2014, Vice). Opening is Nashville trio Natural Child (Burger Records) and Omaha’s own Solid Goldberg (a.k.a. the legendary Dave Goldberg). 9 p.m., $13.
It goes on from there.
Tuesday is Angel Olsen at The Waiting Room.
Wednesday Jake Bellows returns to Slowdown Jr.
Thursday is the Deleted Scenes CD release show at Slowdown Jr.
Friday is the Mitch Gettmann CD release show at The Waiting Room.
Who needs sleep? I’ll attend as many as I can keeping in mind that I need to be able to function effectively at work the next day. Unfortunately none of these shows start before 9 p.m., which is a drag. Consider this another vote for 8 p.m. start times during the week (though I’m sure One Percent has heard it before)…
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