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Friday, October 31, 2008

Halloween To-Do: Libras

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The Libras, sans Alexander and Wyrick, plus Dickinson.

HALLOWEEN WITH THE LIBRAS
10 p.m., White Water Tavern. $5.

Last year, our favorite local cover band did a “guilty pleasures” night and played songs by the likes of Foreigner, Backstreet Boys and Phil Collins. In what's becoming an annual affair, the all-male band — made up of members of the Big Silver, the Boondogs, the Easys, the Greg Spradlin Outfit, Jim Mize and the Germans, Western Meds and more — offers up “ladies night.” Originally that meant the fellas would come in drag, but after some deliberation, they've pulled back to simply performing their favorite songs by ladies. Boondogs vocalist Indy Grotto will be on hand to help out along with several other as-yet-unconfirmed local female vocalists. Libras spokesman Jason Weinheimer promises songs from the Bangles, the Pretenders, Linda Ronstadt, ABBA and Fleetwood Mac. He also acknowledges that just about any lady who can sing and knows lyrics will have her chance in the spotlight (or smoky bar lights).

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