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Friday, August 14, 2009

Saturday To-Do: River City Tanlines

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8 p.m., Vino's. $6 adv., $8 d.o.s.

Fresh from playing a Roller Derby Conference (just like on “$5 Cover”!), one of Memphis' finest brings its fiery stage show to newly energized Vino's. Led by the irrepressible Alicja Trout, the three-piece has spread the gospel of Memphis rock ‘n' roll throughout North America and Europe since 2004, releasing two LPs and a host of seven inches along the way. The band, like just about all of Trout's seemingly endless projects, is punk in presentation and often in sound, but with a generous helping of garage rock and riot grrl in the mix. Local pop-punks Shoplift (Wesley Broadstone and Jacob Pruett) open.

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