This weekend, our intrepid music editor Daniel Hill and reporter Drew Ailes endure a full weekend of the Gathering of the Juggalos. In Daniel's stead, attend some concerts this weekend while he does dog-knows-what in the woods or wherever the heck he is. Head to the biennial Printbangerz Ball for a chance to check out a bunch of amazing art, catch the Cuban Missiles and get a chance to purchase some of the late, beloved musician Bob Reuter's signature black-and-white photo prints before congregating in September for an official memorial event. Plenty more opportunities to rub shoulders with like-minded music lovers await after the jump.
Friday (August 9):
SIDEWORK w/ LVXXTR, Billy Brown @ Upstairs Lounge 10 p.m. | $5 SIDEWORK features the live remixing talents of Hypo and Evelque. Check out a live stream during the show if you want to put the party directly in your own living room.
Secondary CD Release w/ La Bella Charade, Flawless, Home & Away, Bike Path @ Fubar 8 p.m. | $7 Check out pop punk/emo band Secondary's latest on Bandcamp before heading to the Fubar lounge side to see 'em live.
Snarky PuppyOld Rock House 8:30 p.m. | $15 Jazzy, funky New Yorkers return for another set filled with good grooves, bodacious beats and an apt horn section. Check out a great live performance video here.
Saturday (August 10):'
Printbangerz Ball 2 w/ The Cuban Missiles @ Atomic Cowboy 12 p.m. | $10 "If you're in the market for artisianal, hand-pulled art, today's your lucky day. Tom Huck and Evil Prints lit up the printmaker signal (it's a skull atop two crossed ink rollers) and summoned the nation's finest print artists to town for Printbangerz Ball 2, and the call has been answered... All prints are priced at $50 or less, which is a goddamn steal. " (PF)
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