This weekend, head to the Firebird to see the band that RFT readers voted the best new band of 2014, Search Parties, as it releases a brand new EP. Little Big Bangs also have a release ready to drop this Friday at Los Punk. For even more excitement in your life, head to Utopia Studios as it hosts its inaugural show in the newly dubbed concert space, the Mecca. More recommendations await in this edition of weekend best bets.
Friday (July 11):
Braid w/ Pity Sex, Signals Midwest @ Fubar 8 p.m. | $15 Braid formed in Urbana, Illinois in the early '90s and were on and off in the naughts. Recently, the emo pioneers signed to Topshelf Records. This tour promotes its newest release since 2011, No Coast. Head to Vintage Vinyl at 5 p.m. to see a free acoustic performance.
Little Big Bangs Tape Release w/ Brother Gruesome, Crazy XXX Girlfriend @ Los Punk 9 p.m. | $5 Little Big Bangs's latest release comes out on cassette via local label Eat Tapes. On the flip side, catch Brother Gruesome, a grungy duo from Oklahoma City. Hear them here.
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