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Friday, September 5, 2008

The Weekend: Nicky Parish, Freeverse and more

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FRIDAY 9/5

Soul standout Nicky Parish headlines at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.

Easy Street hosts a rare show featuring Sherwood garage rockers Queen Jealousy, Little Rock punks the STD's and the Death Sound, 7 p.m., $5; the show's open to all ages.

At Cornerstone, Midlife Crisis marries the blues with down home rock 'n' roll.

Seven-string whiz Ted Ludwig returns to the Capital Bar and Grill with his trio, 8 p.m., free.

It's “First Friday” at Juanita's, 10 p.m.

Barrett Baber strums his acoustic guitar and sings covers at Flying Saucer, 9 p.m., $3.

SATURDAY 9/6

Downtown music hosts a night of punk with That Thing That Always Explodes, Cinema Hurt, Androids of Ex-Lovers and ASG, 8 p.m., $6.

Local party band Weakness for Blondes plays Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5.

At West End, Big Stack does rock covers from the last three decades.

DJs Platinumb and Justin Sane keep it moving in the disco at Discovery, while Balance plays head-bobbers in the lobby, midnight, $10.

Local jam-rock band Freeverse headlines at White Water, 9 p.m., $5.

The Dunbar Community Garden raises money to buy a windmill with a benefit featuring Daniel Petty, Brother Jeff Grimmett and the Winston Family Orchestra at Easy Street, 8 p.m., $5.

Local rock cover act Jet 420 headlines at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.

Cross Tie Whistler of Southhaven, Miss., blends roots rock and the blues at Cornerstone, 9 p.m., $5.

Memphis country-punks Joecephus and the George Jones Massacre play late night at Midtown, 12:30 a.m., $5.

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