Yelp, the social-networking, user-review-cataloging, local-businesses bolstering web site is "Turning It Up To 11" on Friday night, splaying out a splendid bazaar-esque showcasing of local distillers, restaurants, and various other engaging entities from skin-care to event planning to roller derby! Oh, and performances from the white hot (as of late) Sights, Arbor-Ypsi eerie-folk-/acoustic-auteur Matt Jones & the Reconstruction and the ebullient/enlivening post-funk/NewWeird/fun-flared rap antics of Passalacqua.
Here's a video of Matt Jones...rockin the local:
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When that winds down... fling yourself up to the Magic Stick for the HandGrenades - young-turks of indie-rock-riffed Brit-pop-re-revivalism.
They're joined by the indomitable High Strung, a Chicago band coming into town for the night called The Future Laureates, and a solo set by multi-project-prodding/ceaseless-songwriting-singer Jesse Shepherd-Bates.
Here's the HG's...
That's a busy night...
And then DALLY IN THE ALLEY kicks off the next day (9/8).
Sheesh. ...Stay hydrated. Sleep...(...at some point).
Plan your people-watching saunter through the alleyways - scope the Dally Line-Up HERE.
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