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Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week


Nitefall on the River has announced the addition of Dwight Yoakam to the 2013 summer season. Yoakam will play the Simon Estes Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the show will go on sale on Friday, May 31 and are $40 in advance, available through

We’ll kick off this week’s Sound Notes at The Underground on Thursday, May 30, where Peace Love and Stuff’s Lavonne McRoberts performs along with Patresa Hartman, starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

Also on May 30, Otherwise performs at Krazee Kafe, starting at 7 p.m. The show is 18+, and admission is $7 for ages 18-20, with the alcohol-eligible getting in for $5. Isaac James opens.

On Friday, May 31, Christopher the Conquered plays the early show at Vaudeville Mews, starting at 5:30 p.m. The all-ages show is $5 at the door, and H.D. Harmsen, Lesbian Poetry and Person Whale all open.

Also on May 31, Gas Lamp has the Swingin Utters, playing with Michigan’s Goddamn Gallows, starting at 9 p.m. $12 at the door for that bad boy.

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Sound Notes Pick o’ the Week: On Saturday, June 1, Wooly’s is home to the Cirrus Minor CD-release party, and it’s a two-parter. The early show kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with Superchief and Come Unity opening. Then in the late show, Cirrus Minor takes the stage again, joined by Descent of Man and Lesson Seven, starting at 9 p.m. Admission to either show is $10, and if you pay for one you get into the other, plus walk away with a free CD. So, you know. Go.

Also on June 1, the Bolzen Beer Band will make you polka till you puke down at Hessen Haus — 6 p.m., no cover.

On Sunday, June 2, The Sons of Gladys Kravitz play at Indianola’s Summerset Winery, starting at 3 p.m. Admission is $3 per person or $10 for a car load, and wine — as you might expect — will be for sale.

Also on June 2, Soap plays at el Bait Shop, starting at 8 p.m. No cover.

Back to Mews on Monday, June 3, as Sea of Treachery takes the stage, along with Guardians, They Will Repent, Intentions, The Life I Breathe and I, Evolve. That one is all-ages and starts at 5 p.m. for $12 at the door.

Then on Tuesday, June 4, Wooly’s welcomes They Might Be Giants to town, starting at 8 p.m. The show is 16+, and tickets will run you $22 in advance (available at, or $25 at the door. Moon Hooch opens.

Wednesday, June 5 marks the return of the Blank Park Zoo’s “Zoo Brew” series. First theme up: “Around the World,” featuring Bonne Finken. The music starts at 5:30 p.m. and admission is free for zoo members or with an $11 zoo admission. Drinks will be available for additional cost, and this one is closed to the kiddies.

Finally, also on June 5, el Bait Shop has Brother Trucker, starting at 8 p.m. It’s one of the consistently best shows in town, and there’s never a cover. Mahalo. CV

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