TWiN | This Weekend in Nashville | 8/22 – 8/24

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It’s the dog days of summer, but that generally means that we’ll heat ourselves up with outdoor soirees and then cool off in the clubs at night.  This weekend features a little bit of everything from block parties to intimate get togethers in the clubs around town.  You can check out all of our staff picks in yet another edition of TWiN!
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White Lung Drop Acoustic Vid For “Wrong Star” | Catch Them Sept. 9 @ The End

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Canadian punk rockers White Lung have been a mainstay in the DIY punk scene in their hometown of Vancouver since 2006, and have also been making waves south of their border since the release of their first two albums highly acclaimed albums, It’s The Evil (2010) and Sorry! (2012), via Deranged Records.  Their most recent release, Deep Fantasy, just dropped in June on new label Domino.  The first videos from that latest effort are starting to surface, and we have one for “Drown With The Monster” and a stripped down version of “Wrong Star,” featuring guest vocals from Katie Crutchfield (dba Waxahatchie).

You can peep both of the videos after the jump, and, if femme fronted, in your face punk music is your jam, make sure that you mark your calendar for Sept. 9 to see them at The End.  Tickets for that show are available right here for $10.

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[Preview] The Handsome Family & Richard Buckner | The Basement | August 23rd

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If you’re one of those people that stays caught up on all of the hottest new TV shows, chances are you’ve already heard of The Handsome Family and just didn’t realize it. Their song “Far From Any Road” was chosen by T Bone Burnett to be the theme song for HBO’s crime drama True Detective, and has garnered 3.2 million listens (and counting) since the show aired earlier this year. But if you’re not familiar with the band outside of their connection to this show, you need to get acquainted ASAP and check out their show at The Basement this Saturday night at 7pm with special guest Richard Buckner.

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Wild Cub to Headline Nashville Outlines | Tomorrow @ The Stone Fox

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Fresh off of a killer supporting slot at last night’s Live on the Green, local synth rockers Wild Cub have been announced to headline Nashville Outlines, the epic, annual, free block party at The Stone Fox, which takes place tomorrow, Aug. 22. We gave you the rundown on the rest of the lineup last month, and, now, we have the full schedule. Check that out below, and be sure to show up starting at 10 a.m. to peruse products from great local vendors and artists, and to catch some of Nashville’s best bands!

1:15 Andrew Leahey and the Homestead
2:00 The Paperhead
2:45 Kelsey Waldon
3:35 ELEL
4:25 Sol Cat
5:15 Music Band
6:05 Blank Range
6:55 William Tyler Band
7:55 Rayland Baxter
9:00 Wild Cub

6:00 Punani Huntah (inside the Fox)

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[Preview] TONIGHT Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang and Reformed Whores Play 3rd And Lindsley

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Get ready to wave your freak flags high, because legendary bassists and the creator of alternative, progressive funk-metal band Primus, Les Claypool is in town with his latest side project, an Americana, bluegrass two piece called Duo de Twang. Known for his ability to blend multiple genres together into a soupy, wonderfully unique mix of sounds, Claypool has enlisted the help of a high school friend, and M.I.R.V guitarist, Brian Kehoe to fill out his new acoustic hubbub. Unfortunately this 18 + show at 3rd and Lindsley is SOLD OUT, but maybe you can pull some strings and find your way in.

Comedic country singers Reformed Whores will kick things off at 8 pm (doors at 6) and from what we’ve heard, they’re a perfect complement to Claypool’s quirky stage persona. Learn more about both acts after the jump and get a taste of the awesomeness you’ll be sure not to miss next time!

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