If their first two albums are any indication, Dawes could be one of the next great folk bands. They play Ziggy’s tonight with Caleb Caudle & the Bayonets. Walrus & the Hall Monitors hook up with Sam Frazier at the Blind Tiger, and the summer of scream continues at Greene Street Club with Greeley Estates, the Plot In You, Life On Repeat, Miracle At St. Anna and Ever After.
BJ Barham of American Aquarium leads a trio of Americana acts at the Garage on Thursday with Corduroy Road and Packway Handle Band. Likewise at CFBG with Nashville’s Ten Cent Poetry with Emily Stewart & Baby Teeth and the Painted Skulls. Local rock is on the menu at the Blind Tiger with the RadioReds, Dead Ringer, the Nondenoms and Portable Hero.
Garage rockers Boy Party go on hiatus after their show Friday night at the Green Bean. They’re joined by twee rockers When I Was Twelve and Younger Siblings. Greene Street Club hosts the next Dirty South Beatdown. The 5 L’s hit Ziggy’s with Super Bob, Death Proof and Born Again, while Vagabond Saints present the music of Woodstock at the Garage. Legitimate Business brings stoner metal by Bitter Resolve and punkers Sleeping Weather with Savagist and Adam Thorn, while a corcucopia of hard rock and metal descends on Glenwood Coffee & Books. At Krankies’, Bayonets guitarist Philip Pledger’s new project Estrangers performs with Jenny Besetzt and Supernature’s Brian Doub in support.
The Twin City Taps Beer Festival has music by Old Southern Moonshine Revival, Possum Jenkins, Da Stateside Lion Reggae Band and Brickfoot Down on Saturday at BB&T Ballpark. At the Flat Iron, Hickory’s Leaving Venus claim a neo-retro sound, which apparently you have to see into the fourth dimension to hear. Slawterhaus 5 can help you with that, but they’re at Elliott’s Revue. Country rockers Big Daddy Love play Blue Bourbon Jack’s, and there’s a big ol’ dance party at the Garage with Love Craft, the Alternative Champs and Miss Eaves.
Pearl & the Beard play super serious music at the Blind Tiger with Now You See Them on Sunday, and the enduring Shawn Colvin plays Ziggy’s.
Become a radio laugh track when “A Prairie Home Companion” comes to the White Oak Amphitheatre on Tuesday, and lastly, Filter’s new lineup comes to Ziggy’s with Saliva.