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by Ryan Snyder

See the Forecast for the full lineup of St. Patty’s Day goings-on, but ease that post-Patty’s hangover with the Cool Kid Collective and Matt Irie Thursday at the Blind Tiger or Threadbare Orchestra, Muddy Wheels and Friendhouse at the Flatiron. There’s something for the eyes and ears at the Millennium Center with the Deluge, Overreaction Jackson and Kelley & the Cowboys with a bunch of burlesque dancers.

The Garage has a great local showcase Friday with Come Hell or High Water, Israel Darling and the Old One-Two Friday, while Urban Sophisticate Brother James solos with Evin Gibson at Greene Street Club. Crystal Bright and the Silver Hands play alongside SXSW band Beloved Binge at the Flatiron.

A deep Saturday night lineup includes jazz/funk by Hot Politics and Sci Fi at the Blind Tiger, while Greene Street hosts a Battle of the Bands. Thru World Aggression recently won another battle of the bands competition and their reward comes as a headlineing spot at the Aquarius Music Hall. Lovecraft plays Elliot’s Revue, while across the street the Bo Stevens release their new CD with John Howie, Jr. & Rosewood Bluff at the Garage. Casual Curious, Lake Inferior, Mutant League play the Green Bean, while Jack the Radio (featuring members of Yearling), Essex and Wolves Wolves Wolves round out the coffee circuit the Wherehouse.

We Are Greensboro benefits Susan G. Komen Sunday at Greene Street with a who’s-who of local favorites, while Crime in Stereo, the Wonder Years and Just Die! play Legitimate Business. Finally, your Tuesday night special comes as the Pack AD, Beaumont Brothers and Backrow Baptists at the Garage.