Tunes Around Town – June 11th through June 14th

This weekend kicks off the First Annual Providence International Arts Festival filling our fine city with tons of live music and art installations.  If you can’t find something to do this weekend you aren’t paying enough attention!

Thursday June 11th

Providence

Living Light and Loeki at The Spot Underground, 180 Pine St, 18+ $7, 8pm

Bugs and Rats, Tropical Trash, Dog, Feedback Psychosis at DUSK, 301 Harris Ave, 21+, 9pm

-See You Next Thursday featuring Kris Hansen at The Fatt Squirrel, 150 Chestnut St, 21+, 8pm

Sweet Little Pride Show featuring Joe Conscious, RI Burlesque Academy, John Fuzek, Mark Shea and The Moist Towelettes, at Aurora, 276 Westminster St, 18+, $10, 8pm

Songwriters in the Round at AS220, 115 Empire St, All Ages, 7pm-8:30pm

Radio Carbon, Mothor, Baylies Band, and Outlaw in Peru at AS220, 115 Empire St, 9pm

Dub Apocalypse at The Parlour, 1119 North Main St, 21+, $6, 8pm

Rambudikon Presents: Neverless, Whiskey Fyre, Neinvolt, Black Sheep, and more at Simon’s 677, 677 Valley St, $12, 7pm

OpenMic featuring Marc Calhoun at The Mediator Stage, 50 Rounds Avenue, 7:30pm

Cranston

Beats for Ben Kidney Cancer Benefit at The Cranston Portuguese Club, 20 2nd Ave, $25, 5pm

Newport

Townman Charged with Warbler Roost at Hope, 10 Broadway, 21+, Free, 9pm

Friday June 12th

Providence

Providence International Arts Festival featuring Jared Logan presented by Knockdown Standup Comedy at The Spot Underground, 180 Pine St, 18+, $20, 8pm

Providence International Arts Festival featuring Kingsley Flood, Cousin Earth, Ukelelian, and Straight Up at The Spot Underground, 101 Richmond St, 18+, $12, 9pm

-Travis Colby’s D-Street Band at The Dorrance, 60 Dorrance St, 9:30pm

The Fever, Beta Motel, and DJJR at DUSK, 301 Harris Ave, 21+, 10pm

Holy Diver (A Dio tribute) and Stormbringer (A Deep Purple tribute) at Fete, 103 Dike St, All Ages, $10, 7pm

Math the Band, Ask The Dead, Gertrude Atherton, and Hurt Ensemble at AS220, 115 Empire St, All Ages, 9pm

The Howlin Brothers, Cactus Attack, Zack Silk, and Gill Moss at Firehouse 13, 41 Central St, All Ages,$10, 8pm

Biscuit City at Nick-a-nees, 75 South St, 9pm

Pawtucket

Morals, Gatherers, Born Without Bones, The Varsity Club, New City Ghost at The Met, 1005 Main St, All Ages, $10, 8pm

Narragansett

Bill Gannon Acoustic in the Bar at The Wheel House, 294 Great Island Road, 6pm

Top 5 Fiend presents The Little Compton Band, Laika, The Big Lonesome, and The Wishing at The Wheel House, 294 Great Island Road, 21+, $10, 8pm

East Greenwich

Soma Nova at The Greenwich Hotel, 162 Main St, 9pm

Cambridge

Jugghead at Plough and Stars, 912 Massachusetts Ave, 10pm

Saturday June 13th

Providence

Top 5 Fiend presents Northeast Traffic, Public Alley, Kooked Out, Seven Hats Parade, and 10 Volt Army at The Spot Underground, 180 Pine St, 18+, $12, 10pm

Providence International Arts Festival featuring The School of Rock presenting Woodstock and Reggae at Fete, 103 Dike St, All Ages, $10, 1pm

Providence International Arts Festival presents One Providence Experience featuring Lee Fields and the Expressions, The Low Anthem, Gymshorts, And The Kids,Medusah Black, Ravi Shavi and MORE inside the Ruins of the Providence National Bank, 35 Weybossett St, All Ages, Free, 6pm

Providence International Arts Festival presents Day Trill 2015 featuring Mek Dot, YVNG PAVL, Where’s Nasty, behind 102 Washington St, Free (with RSVP), 18+, 4pm-10pm

95.5 WBRU Summer Kickoff featuring Matt & Kim, and The Kooks at Lupo’s, 79 Washington St, All Ages, $25, 6pm

Frankie Ranks & The Freeloaders, Plastic Horse, Brian McKenzie at The Parlour, 1119 North Main St, 21+, $5, 9pm

What Cheer presents the Providence Rock and Roll Yardsale with Alec K Redfern and the Eyesores with Cowboy & Lady at The Providence Public Library, 225 Washington St, 12noon-8pm

Landing, Working, Sweet John Bloom, Palace People at AS220, 115 Empire St, 9pm

Pawtucket

Wargames, Half Hearted Hero, Commuter, and michel at The Met, 1005 Main St, All Ages, $12, 8pm

North Providence

I’d Hit That at Tasty Diner Sports Bar and Grille, 1410 Mineral Spring Ave, Free, 9pm

Westerly

Santa Mamba at The Knickerbocker Cafe, 35 Railroad Ave, 8pm

Boston

Secret Sessions Presents: Skyfoot, Mango Bobsled and Universal Sigh at Church, 69 Kilmarknock St, 8pm

East Bridgwater

Midday Presents: The Quins, Most Dangerouse Men Alive, and Viking Jesus at The South of Blues Depot, 579 West St, 21+, Free, 8pm

Sunday June 14th

Providence

Scene Machine presents: Bochek, No Time Wasted, Tolerance for Failure, Peach Dying Undiscovered, Elon Alone at The Spot Underground 180 Pine St, 18+, $10, 8pm

Tommy Oh:A Celebration of Life featuring Tosk A and Organik, ST1CHZ DIAMONDEYEZ and many more at DUSK, 301 Harris Ave, 21+, $10, 7pm

-The $5 Steak Dinner and BBQ featuring Able Thought, John Kohen and Bears and Company at Firehouse 13, 41 Central St, All Ages, 3:30pm

Pawtucket

-Wolf and the Jam Daddies Sunday Blues Jam at Boundary Brewhouse, 1593 Newport Ave, 9pm

Mirah, Death Vessel, Kid in the Attic, and Nick Jaina at Machines with Magnets, 400 Main St, 8pm

Narragansett

Lauren King Acoustic in the Bar at The Wheel House, 294 Great Island Road, 3pm

Somerville

-Dub Apocalypse at Bull McCabe’s, 366 Somerville Ave, Free, 10pm

Worcester

-Jazz Funk Fusion Jam at Electric Haze, 26 Milbury St, 18+ to Play, 6pm

Hyannis

-Funktapuss’s Funk Jam at The House of Buds, 959 Bearse way, 8pm

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