I'm gonna be doing the old sunglasses/hat/drink-with-an-umbrella-in-it thing for a bit, so I'm telling you about my picks in a highly abbreviated form -- visit the venues' websites for more details.
There are a lot of things going on through the weekend -- especially the five-day Open Highway Festival, which kicks off Tuesday. Here are your weeknights:
It's not just tasty music in this edition -- except for the first show listed, every venue offers options to chow down while you get down with some fine acts:
If you haven't yet heard, "Mikey" Teesdale, a sound engineer who worked mostly at Plush, died after a cardiac arrest this week. A sudden and tragic loss for his loved ones, friends and the local music community. Here are ways to celebrate his life with live music, as would surely be his wish: