Recommended Shows This Weekend 12/28/12-12/30/12

Whoooaaa!! Two new spaces debut this weekend! Meanwhile, Shaved Women releases a 7". See also in the sidebar: Magic City plays a free show at the Tap Room and local noisemakers light up Lemp tonight (while Cross Exam and friends struggle to recover from their Christmas show hangovers).

FRIDAY, DEC. 28


Shaved Women (record release)
D.O.C. (Washington, DC)
NRML PPL

@ Blank Space / 2847 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Shaved Women's 7" on Apop Records drops and D.C.'s D.O.C. blasts through with a sludgy grindcore set. Meanwhile, Nrml Ppl makes a comeback with a new line-up.


The Label Readers (FL)
Zagk Gibbons
Of the Creator

@ Zambo's
8 p.m. / $3 / all ages / FB
This new south city space's debut show features an ambient shoegaze duo from Florida along with a couple of cozy locals.

SATURDAY, DEC. 29


Mouthbreathers (Lawrence, KS)
Rooftop Vigilantes (Lawrence, KS)
Little Big Bangs
Doom Town

@ Chromozone
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
If this weekend's any indication, 2013 sure looks promising. Chromozone's first show combines Lawrence punks with the Lou's own for a surefire dance party.