Before you slip on your parkas, scarves, balaclavas and gloves to head out of the office this Friday, here is a sampling of a few of the events this weekend:
Friday: Mercy Lounge Anniversary Party with Fly Golden Eagle, Majestico, Clear Plastic Masks, Bully. Bad Cop, Heyrocco, and 1933. This is a free show celebrating another year Mercy Lounge has welcomed music fans into their establishment to get lost amongst its many levels. Party it up with some of Nashville’s finest on Cannery Row; things get going at 9 pm.
Get all manner of nostalgic with this lineup at The Basement: Allen Thompson Band, Magnolia Sons, and Little Bandit. Cover is $7, show starts at 9pm.
The Grayces emerge from the depths of the recording studio to play with The Asian Teacher Factory and Featuring Richard Koozie at The End. Since The Grayces have been in small dark rooms working on their new album for most of the winter, please, no flash photography. The show is $5, and starts at 9 pm.
Coin is playing at Exit/In with Sol Cat and Phin. Check out Coin’s amazing cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Cecilia” and try not to smile. Cover is $10, and the show starts at 8 pm.
Saturday: America’s favorite punkgrass couple Grace and Tony will be performing at The Basement. The Christian Lopez Band opens; cover is $10, the show starts at 7.
Alana Royale is throwing a single release show at Mercy Lounge with Buffalo Clover, Milktooth, and The Future. Ms. Royale and the gang are preparing to enter the studio to begin recording their first album, so buy some merch to finance their undertaking. Cover is $10, the show starts at 9. Here is the single in question, “Phantom Limb.” Get into it.