Tunes Around Town – August 25th through August 28th

TONS of great shows this weekend including the 1st annual Providence Music Festival, so ignore the hurricane warnings and get on the town to see some great live music!

Thursday August 25th


PVD Social Club Grand Opening featuring Santa Mamba, 71 Richmond Street, 6pm

-Kris Hansen, Jon Tierney and Spogga at The Spot Underground, 15 Elbow Street, 21+, 9pm

Open mic at the Mediator Stage, 50 Rounds Ave, 7:30pm

Songwriters in Providence featuring Dan Liparini, Timothy Alexander, Brother Moon and Justin Marra at AS220, 115 Empire Street, All Ages, $6, 9pm

Eric Bloom and Akashic Record’s Divas Night with Mike Rollins and the Three Divas: Marny, Whitney Jones and Sheree as part of Providence Music Festival at The Sidebar, 127 Dorrance Street, 8pm


-Lyin, Bitch and the Restraining Orders Open Mic at Tinker’s Nest, 322 Metacom Ave, 9pm


The Choosat the Mews Tavern, 456 Main Street, Free, 8pm


Friday August 26th


-Happy Hour with Kyle Andree at The Spot Underground, All Ages, Free, 4:30pm

The Breakfast with Relative Souls at The Spot Underground, 15 Elbow Street, $10, 21+, 9pm

The Rice Cakes Album Release and Video Debut at Firehouse 13, 41 Central Street, All Ages, $10, 8pm

Castle Entertainment Presents: Audio McSwagger, Chachi Carvalho, JahPan and MANY more at The PVD Social Club, 71 Richmond Street, 9pm

Love in Stockholm, The Ravers, Elan Trotman, Ray Green and MORE as part of the Providence Music Festival, at The Sidebar, 127 Dorrance Street, $10, 8pm


Apathay and Big Rush at The Met Cafe, 1005 Main Street, All Ages, All Ages, 8pm

North Providence

The Phoenix Presents Art mingling: The Elements of Hip Hop featuring Muffin, DJ Tek, Petie Pegleg, Dirty Durdie, Russion Roulette, Nychee and many many more at The Sunset Bar and Grill, 888 Charles Street, Free, 7pm


Veronipalooza featuring Love in Stockholm, The Extraordinary Rendition band, Riff Parade, Sidy Maiga and MORE, 640 Curtis Corner Road, $5, 21+, 6pm


Saturday August 27th


-Dub Is a Weapon and Goospimp Orchestra at The Spot Underground, 15 Elbow Street, 21+, 9pm

SummerSlam at The Ruins in the Colosseum, 180 Pine Street; PVD Social Club, 71 Richmond Street; and Club Hell, 73 Richmond Street, featuring Scare Don’t Fear, Die Another Day, Lee McAdams and the Cosmic Factory, Sun of Sound, Psycho Circus and many more, All Ages, $12 gets you into all three venues, 4pm

John Medeski, Shawn Monteiro, Dave Zinno, Miss Wednesday, Manolo Mainera, Melissa Jane, Brother to Brother and MORE as part of the Providence Music Festival, 127 Dorrance Street, $10, 12pm

Mark Cutler, Danny Kay and King Sickabilly at The Apartment, 373 Richmond Street, Free, 8pm


Tommy Stinson and The Silks at The Met Cafe, 1005 Main Street, All Ages, $15, 9pm


Run 4 Covers at Gillary’s Tavern, 198 Thames Street, 10pm


Hardig Rhode with the Uncanny Valley at The Beach House, 500 Park Ave, 7pm

New York City

The Bull and the Butterfly at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, 196 Allen Street, 10pm


Sunday August 28th


-The Agents, Adam Ezra Group, Fungus Amungus, Roomful of Blues, as well as Mark Love and the Players Club as part of the Providence Music Festival, 127 Dorrance Street, Noon

-Open Mic at the Apartment hosted by Joe Auger, 373 Richmond Street, Free, 7pm

Soul Sundays at GLO bar, 93 Clemence Street, 9pm

North Providence

Showcase Sundays at The Sunset Bar and Grill featuring Mike Rollins and Company, 888 Charles Street, 18+, 6:30pm


Sunday Blues Jam with Wolf and the Jam Daddies at Corinnes, 67 Garrity Street, 5pm

Fall River

Benefit Concert for the Faxon Animal Shelter featuring Jacob Haller and the Running Commentary, Christopher Moon, Daniel Ouellette and the Shobijin as well as many, many more, at The Waterstreet Cafe, 36 Water Street, 3pm

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