Weekend Checklist: The Sounds, Molly Maher, Farewell Milwaukee, Kristoff Krane

"All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."
-Jean Cocteau

Friday 10/21/2011

For True Tour featuring: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave.
First Ave.
Patented high energy.
18+, $25, 8 pm

Bear Hands with Pomegranates, Umami
7th Street Entry
Unprecedented levels of truth and relevance.
18+, $10, 8 pm

Mary Jane Alm
318 Cafe
Music for singers.
AA, $11, 8 pm

Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers and Jon Rodine (CD release) with Matt Wilson and more
Cedar Cultural Center
A double CD release.
AA, $12 adv, $15 door, 7 pm

Brian Just Band with Walker Fields, Alexander in Plaid
Amsterdam Bar and Hall
Fine folk and jazz influences.
21+, Free, 9 pm

Kevin Steinman and Adam Svec
Aster Cafe
Harmonies and song arranging.
AA, $8, 9 pm

Kristoff Krane with No Bird Sing, Red Pens, Rank Strangers
Turf Club
A little rock. A little hip-hop. All awesome.
21+, $7, 9 pm

Screaming Females with The Underground Railroad to Candyland, Puppies and Trains, The Pinch
Triple Rock Social Club
Punk rock.
18+, $8 adv, $10 door, 9 pm

The Sounds with Limousines, DJ Kids at the Bar, K Fly
Fine Line Music Cafe
Swedish indie rock/dance gods.
18+, $21.50, 8 pm

Farewell Milwaukee with Poverty Hash, Sleep Study
Crooked Pint Ale House
Americana and authentic.
21+, $5, 10 pm

Big Gigantic
Layers of electronic music.
18+, $13 adv, $15 door, 9 pm

Saturday 10/22/2011

American Scarecrows (CD release) with Chris Shotliff and The Hardest Part, Dusty Hatzenbuler
Triple Rock Social Club
Still not as awesome as The Clash.
18+, $10, 9 pm

The Lemonheads with The Shining Twins
First Ave.
Performing It's a Shame About Ray in its entirety.
18+, $18 adv, $20 door, 6:30 pm

Crimes (Record release) with Leisure Birds, Teenage Moods
7th Street Entry
Ambient garage surf.
18+, $5, 8 pm

Absolut Gruv & Spare Parts
Bad sense of time.
18+, $7, 8:30 pm

The Rockford Mules with Zebulon Pike, Droids Attack
Hell's Kitchen
Songs that draw from earthy elements of southern rock and electric mud.
21+, $5, 10 pm

Blackfish (CD release)
Bryant Lake Bowl
A long-arc musical conversation between two adventurous improvisers.
18+, $10 adv, $12 door, 6 pm

Sunday 10/23/2011

AIDS Wolf with Henry & Hazel Slaughter, Gay Witch Abortion
7th Street Entry
Most abstract band from Canada.
18+, $8 adv, $10 door, 8 pm

The Things They Carried with Essex, Heroes Aren't Born, and more
Station 4
Issues that people can relate to.
AA, $10, 5 pm

As It Is with Somewhere Violet, Joe Carey
Fine Line Music Cafe
Grunge metal.
21+, Free, 7 pm

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