good stuff this week
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Friday
December
15
Frank Hurricane, Sponge Bath, Yohimbe, Speed Stick, Foot Mask
Nightlight, Chapel Hill


Fri-Sat
December
15-16
Lydia Loveless, Magician Michael Casey, Todd May
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro
These are seated shows, so limited tickets are available.
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Friday
December
15
Gown, Hammer No More the Fingers, Vassal, Promm
The Pinhook, Durham
Gown, the sweetly abrasive 4-cello avant-metal/noise band, put this show together, and I'm so excited.

photo: Hammer No More the Fingers - Cat's Cradle - October 6, 2007
music in the groovo.org player: Hammer No More the Fingers
video(s) on their page(s): Hammer No More the Fingers
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Friday
December
15
Drug Yacht, The Kneads
Slim's, Raleigh


Friday
December
15
Jeff Hart & the Ghosts of the Old North State, Loamlands, Charles Latham, Ama Divers, WOWOLFOL
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro
This is a big benefit show called "Heartbroken: A Tom Petty Tribute to Benefit the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting." Per the website, it features "members of" the following acts: Jefferson Hart and the Ghosts of the Old North State, Loamlands, Mount Moriah, Lost in the Trees, Charles Latham, Jon Shain Trio, The Swang Brothers, The Johnny Folsom 4, The Bennys, GrayMatter, Triple Fret, Joe Bell and the Stinging Blades, Voidward, Tooth, Hog, WOWOLFOL, The All Things, Ama Divers, Ashrae Fax, Filthybird, Wembley, Heart of Glass, D-Town Brass, Sad Magazine, The Well Respected Men, Hank Sinatra, Dr. Powerful, Willie Painter Band, Janzig
music in the groovo.org player: Charles Latham
video(s) on their page(s): Charles Latham
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Friday
December
15
The Connells, Surrender Human
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh


Friday
December
15
Era Gone, Through All This Time, Black River Township, The Cult Classics
The Maywood, Raleigh


Friday
December
15
Too Much Fun
The Kraken, Chapel Hill


Friday
December
15
The Number Twelve Looks Like You, Rolo Tomassi, Cryptodira, Born Hollow, Guts of the Oven
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Friday
December
15
Funk You, LITZ
Pour House, Raleigh


Saturday
December
16
Cruzer, ZAAT, Wahyas
The Cave, Chapel Hill
Seeing Wahyas play is pure joy, because pure joy is what they radiate from stage during every single set.
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Saturday
December
16
Chatham County Line
Haw River Ballroom, Saxapahaw


Saturday
December
16
Dylan Earl
Slim's, Raleigh


Saturday
December
16
Mechabull, Through All This Time, Promo, Nova Mortis, Shamrock Saints
The Kraken, Chapel Hill
Once or twice a year, the good folks at the Kraken, the sweetest little roadhouse in Orange County, will have a metal night. This is one of those.
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Saturday
December
16
The Dune Dogs, Yarn
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh


Saturday
December
16
Driver
The Maywood, Raleigh


Saturday
December
16
Craig Owens, Shane Crump, Zach Dawson
Local 506, Chapel Hill


Saturday
December
16
The Balsa Gliders, Leisure McCorkle, The Geb
Kings, Raleigh


Sunday
December
17
The Hot at Nights
Neptunes, Raleigh
The Hot at Nights are in residency every Sunday this month, at Neptunes. This week's guest is Matt McCaughan.
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Sunday
December
17
Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins
Berkeley Cafe, Raleigh
It's a Christmas show from the wonderful Lynn Blakey & Ecki Heins.
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Sunday
December
17
Curtis Stith, Ellie Yinger, Grace Koh, Alive at 27, Maggie Shealy
Cat's Cradle Back Room, Carrboro


Sunday
December
17
Town Mountain, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters
Lincoln Theater, Raleigh


Sunday
December
17
Incidental Exercise
Arcana, Durham
Incidental Exercise are December's Sunday night artists in residence at Arcana.
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Sunday
December
17
Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, The Blasters, Big Sandy
Cat's Cradle, Carrboro


Sunday
December
17
720, Retro Candy, Deaf Dogs
The Cave, Chapel Hill


Sunday
December
17
Vintage Pistol
Pour House, Raleigh


Monday
December
18
Polyorchard
Neptunes, Raleigh


Monday
December
18
80 lb. Test, Spookstina, TZYVYX, Copula, Blursome
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh
This is the first of a 2-night recap of this year's standout Experimental Tuesday performers.
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Monday
December
18
Lord Bendtner, Timbr, Jackson Honeycutt
Nightlight, Chapel Hill


Tuesday
December
19
C/\L/\PSE, Chinchorro, Tescon Pol, Tide Eyes, TyLake
Ruby Deluxe, Raleigh
This is the second in a two-night recap of this year's Experimental Tuesday performers.
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Tuesday
December
19
Fortuna Boa, Midnite Sun, Egon
The Cave, Chapel Hill
music in the groovo.org player: Midnite Sun


Tuesday
December
19
Pierce Edens, The Vegabonds
Pour House, Raleigh


Wednesday
December
20
Morning Bells Band, Dana Kletter, Regina Hexaphone
Pour House, Raleigh


photo: Sara Bell - Regina Hexaphone - WXDU - Sept. 19, 1999
music in the groovo.org player: Regina Hexaphone


Wednesday
December
20
North Elementary, Thick Modine, Reese McHenry & the Fox
The Pinhook, Durham
music in the groovo.org player: North Elementary


Wednesday
December
20
Sidecar Social Club, Caitlin Cary, Matt Douglas, Caroline Mamoulides and Steve Howell, David Wright
Neptunes, Raleigh


photo: Caitlin Cary, Coalition to Unchain Dogs benefit, Durham, Sept. 2008


Wednesday
December
20
Harvey Leisure, Smoke Bellow, Debtors Prism, Floor Model
The Cave, Chapel Hill
Harvey Leisure is a member of the great Asheville psych band Nest Egg. This is one part of his monthlong residency.
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