Coming from London, psych rock band Toy makes a stop Kung Fu Necktie tonight, on tour in support of their second album Join The Dots. Drawing influence from early electronic music, and some rock from the eighties and early nineties, Toy makes sonic walls of raw guitar, clashing drums, and some straight up noisy electronics. Check out the music video for “Join The Dots” below to see how they can go from laid back to in your face so easily. Toy will be joined by Spires, Far Out Fangtooth, and The Black Hollies. This 21+ show is only $10, get tickets here.
New Orleans based Grammy award-winning Rebirth Brass Band performs at Underground Arts this evening. Their numerous albums that combine brass band music with hip hop, soul, and funk have distinguished the Rebirth Brass Band as one of the liveliest acts around. Check out a truly impressive video of the band playing “Do Watcha Wanna” live in the streets of their hometown below. Get tickets to their show with New Sound Brass Band here (21+, $18).
Tonight, Lancaster’s Chameleon Club hosts Gainesville, Florida punk rock band Against Me!, who are on tour leading up to the release of their sixth album Transgender Dysphoria Blues on January 21st. Against Me! has been a staple in the folky sounding punk scene for years now, and the two singles off of the forthcoming album are evidence that they’ve become masters of their craft. Check out those two songs below, and pre-order the album here. Get tickets to the show with The Sidekicks and The Shondes here.
Amanda X at Johnny Brenda’s (9 p.m., $10, 21+)
Cheap Dinosaurs at North Star Bar (7 p.m., $10, 21+)
XPN Welcomes Marc Cohn at Whitaker Center (8 p.m., $35-$45)
High Kick at Ardmore Music Hall (7:30 p.m., $20, 21+)