Tonight’s Concert Picks: Ahleuchatistas at Johnny Brenda’s, Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Whitaker Center, The Wailers at World Cafe Live at The Queen

Ahleuchatistas | Photo by Scott Hubener via Facebook

Experimental band Ahleuchatistas bring their new album Arrebato to Johnny Brenda’s tonight. Formed in 2002, Ahleuchatistas is a duo consisting of Shane Parish on guitar and Ryan Oslance on drums. The two really push some musical boundaries — considering they describe themselves as “on a musical odyssey of pure imagination, limitless in influences, combining tight-knit composition with improvisation, and delivering powerful live shows.” Sign me up. If you need some proof, take a listen to Arrebato single “Sundowning” below. Then head to the XPN Concert Calendar for more details on the show, which also includes Mary Lattimore, Eric Slick, and Shimmer.   Continue reading →


Tonight’s Concert Picks: Buke & Gase at Johnny Brenda’s, Edison at Ortlieb’s Lounge, Lindi Ortega at The Tin Angel, Trixie Whitley at World Cafe Live, Sera Cahone at Burlap and Bean

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Brooklyn experimental duo Buke and Gase play Johnny Brenda’s tonight.  Evolving out of punk / noise band Hominid, Buke and Gase members Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez make angular, dissonant post-rock with with elements of chamber folk.  The outfit followed up 2010’s debut LP Riposte with General Dome, released this past Tuesday.  Tickets and information for tonight’s 21+ show with Norwegian Arms and Ahleuchatistas can be found here.  Below, stream “Hiccup” from General Dome.

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