The Truckstop Preachers’ rollicking honky-tonk rocks with raw ferocity while hewing close to the downhome authenticity of Merle Haggard and other such rowdy California cowboys. But the Preachers, from just over the border in South Carolina, add a touch of surreal showmanship to their gigs, with front man Nathan Palmer often careening through crowds wearing a deer head or homemade Johnny Cash mask. $8
Saturday, January 21st Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers bring their “electrified delta blues, boogie and soul for modern times” to Thomas Street Tavern! Don’t miss their red-hot show, a guaranteed good time! Erin and the band will leave you begging for more, as she shreds guitar in her signature fishnet stockings! $5
Get ready to have your brain picked apart and (maybe) put back together again when Snug Harbor presents its second Mind Expansion Project, featuring the thump of experimental DJs against the backdrop of visual magic. The first Mind Expansion event, back in November, featured Join Oliver Long and Longchild, and they’ll return for Mind Expansion II along with the gritty grind of Terror Oscillation Unit. Free.
Modern Primitives w/ the Ranieers, Farewell Albatross, Fortune Teller. $6-8