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Weekend Checklist: Doomtree, Romantica, Trailer Trash and more

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This weekend is hella packed with local shows. That's right, hella. Check our recommendations below for your best bets for the weekend, from back-to-back Doomtree shows to a raucous sock drive to a matinee show with Trailer Trash.

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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10

THE SOMETHIN' ELSE #7 (VIRTUAL VITTLES)

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Jon Davis: "The 7th installment of The Somethin' Else will take place 12pm on Friday, December 10th on The Somethin' Else blog. There are no time or genre restrictions, just as long as it's electronic and you perform it."

Self-Evident, Buildings, Happy, Hawks and Oxen

Hexagon Bar, FREE, 21+, 9pm doors

EXTRA LARGE dance party (Mike 2600 and Wezz Winship)

First Avenue Record Room, 18+, 10pm - 2am, $5

2-for-1 well drinks before midnight; giveaways from Burlesque of North America and Lee Greenwich.

BNLX (EP-release) with Red Pens, Voytek, Farewell Continental

7th St. Entry, 18+, $6, 9 p.m.

Read our preview of the show here.

Purest Spiritual Pigs' "The Swine Show"

Bryant-Lake Bowl, $8-$15, 10 p.m.

Read our interview with Purest Spiritual Pigs songwriter, drummer, and mastermind Helena Thompson from this week's paper here.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11

Doomtree Blowout VI

First Avenue, All ages, $15, 6 p.m.

Read our preview of the show here.

ROCK FOR SOCKS w/ Pictures of Then, Me And My Arrow, The Goondas and Canby

Turf Club, 21+, $6 ($3 with donation of new socks), 9 p.m.

Read our interview with Pictures of Then frontman Casey Call here.

Purest Spiritual Pigs' "The Swine Show"

Bryant-Lake Bowl, $8-$15, 10 p.m.

Read our interview with Purest Spiritual Pigs songwriter, drummer, and mastermind Helena Thompson from this week's paper here.

Katie McMahon's Celtic Christmas

O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, All ages, $26, 7:30 p.m.

Read our preview of the show here.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12

Trailer Trash's Trashy Little Xmas Family Matinee

Cedar Cultural Center, All ages, $12, 11:30 a.m.

Read our preview of the show here.

Romantica (LP-release) with KaiserCartel

Cedar Cultural Center, All ages, $15, 7 p.m.

Read our interview with Romantica's Ben Kyle from this week's paper here, and an extended version of the interview here.