Welcome to the weekend! There's a lot going on, so brace yourself three days filled with a smorgasbord of shows to choose from. While RFT Music's fearless leader enjoys the remainder of a long overdue staycation, we bring you the following recommendations. Don't forget to let us know what else is going on that you're stoked about this weekend in the comments.
Friday (October 11):
Blobby Boys Signing w/ Lumpy and the Dumpers @ Star Clipper 7 p.m. | free Cartoonist Alex Schubert comes from his base across the state in Kansas City, Missouri to sign his new book, Blobby Boys. The subject matter? Slime, punks and Ninja Turtles. This sounds like a job for Lumpy and the Dumpers. Meet the author and catch a short set orchestrated by Lumpy himself at 7:30 p.m.
Franklin Felix/Billy and the Jets Dual Album Release Show @ The Firebird 8:30 p.m. | $8-$12 Two Illinois-side rock outfits share an album release show! Links: Franklin Felix and Billy and the Jets.
Water Liars w/ John Paul Keith and the One Four Fives, The Gunshy @ Off Broadway 9 p.m. | $10/$13 Water Liars return to the Lou. For a primer, check out writer Christian Schaeffer's review of their 2012 album, Phantom Limb.
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