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Friday, September 3, 2010

Weekend: The Frontier Circus, Eric Somner, Tea Leaf Green

Posted By on Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 9:56 AM

FRIDAY 9/3

Goof-rockers Pop Tart Monkeys begin their three-night, Labor Day weekend stint at West End Smokehouse and Tavern, 10 p.m., $5.

Twangy, country-singing workhorse Ryan Couron plays Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5.

Soul-man/ladykiller William Staggers brings his funk-laced R&B to The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.

Eric Somner, the folk-blues vagrant, comes to Midtown Billiards, 12:30 a.m., $8 non-members.

The Village hosts a battle of the bands in which the winner gets an opening spot for hard-emo act As I Lay Dying; Shadowvein, Trail of Sin, Poisonwood, The Last Shade, In the Fade, Once Exiled, Fear the Aftermath and Siege the City face off, 7 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.

SATURDAY 9/4

The Frontier Circus, wild-out country deconstructionists born from The Rockin' Guys, take to the Juanita's stage with bluegrass outfit The Crumbs and local staples Pope County Bootleggers providing support, 9 p.m., $5.

Bill St. Bar and Grill hosts an after party following the Keith Sweat show, 9 p.m.

Cover band Penguin Dilemma reimagines Bowie, Dylan, Paul Simon and more with its acoustic guitars at Markham Street Grill and Pub, 8:30 p.m.

At Discovery, Justin Sane mans the disco, g-force spins in the lobby and Jenna Sky, Roxy Starlight and Leah Alize strut in the theater, 10 p.m.

Khalil's Pub on Shackleford hosts a karaoke night, 7 p.m.

At Revolution, jam-band heroes Tea Leaf Green play a boogalooed brand of rock music; Mississippi blues act Hill Country Revue opens the night, 8:30 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s.


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