Recommended Shows the Week of 9/10/12 - 9/16/12

MONDAY, SEPT. 10


Bad Dates
Alley Ghost
Rat Heart

@ CBGB / 3163 Grand Blvd.
9 p.m. / free / 21+ / FB
Scene veterans and young lads alike unite to cure that sorry ass case of the Mondays with a true, blue rock'n'roll show.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11


Inservibles (Mexico City)
Autonomy (Carbondale, IL)
Shaved Women
Lumpy & the Dumpers

@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Rough and tumble cut-throat punk sounds from south of the border collide with some of the area's hardest hitters. Bring ear plugs and elbow pads.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12


Fielded (Chicago, IL)
Kilt
Head/Head (San Francisco, CA)
Kingston Family Singers

@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
An evening of voice and electronics, improvised drone noise, and dark gospel-pop.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13


Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra
@ The Pullitzer Foundation for the Arts / 3716 Washington Blvd.
7 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
R&P, who compose and perform original multi-instrumental scores, premiere their latest work, "Revue" Cantata - six musical settings for six "Revue" poems by Wallace Stevens.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13

The Tennis Lesson
The R6 Implant
Heroes Of The Kingdom

@ Schlafly Tap Room / 2100 Locust St.
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
New group Tennis Lesson brings their down-tempo rock/pop to the Tap Room.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15


Japanther (Brooklyn, NY)
Little Big Bangs
(featured above)
Pink Sock
Caught Dead
Corrigan Brothers
Zagk Gibbons
Braining

@ El Lenador / 3124 Cherokee St.
6 p.m. / $10 / 21+ / FB
Come thirsty for suds and sounds during this lengthy night of loud noises.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

Little Big League (Philadelphia, PA)
Foxing (featured above)
Cinema Verite

@ Blank Space / 2847 Cherokee St.
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Emo and indie pop reign true at one of Cherokee's newest underground show spots.

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