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Monday, November 16, 2009

Week of Nov. 16-23, plus new bars/venues

Nov. 16 Mon, The Gossip @ Bataclan
  • Atlas Sound @ Pt. Ephemere
Nov. 17 Tues, The Gossip @ Bataclan
  • Zero, La Maroquinerie
Nov. 18 Wed, DJ SF Sorrow Record Show @ la Mecanique ONdulatoire with guest DJ, 8pm-1h45am, FREE. Sounds of 2000s.
  • Patrick Watson and the Wooden ARms Band @ la Cigale: Canadian indie singer-songer, in the vein of Rufus Wainwright.
Nov. 19 Thur, Inrocks Indie Club @ La Maroquinerie, featuring A Place to Bury Strangers. APTBS has become well known as one of the loudest bands out there, playing their brand of Jesus and Mary Chain meets Sonic Youth. If that's your bag, this is unbeatable. Also playing Dananananaykroyd, CQFD and Sarah W. Papsun

Nov. 20 Fri, No Frogs for Dinner @ La Maroquinerie. Kind of a trip, mostly poppy. Check it out.
Nov. 21 Sat, Treat Me Bad Festival @ Glazart. Excellent bands and djs. See flyer above.
Nov . 22 Sun, Black Joe Lewis @ Nouveau Casino. The Critics in the U.S. are lining up to salute this new retro garage soul sensation. If you like Eli Paperboy Reed, James Brown, The Dirtbombs, Bellrays, etc. Don't miss this. See video below.
Additional notes:
The Indie Rock Haven La Fleche D'Or, closed last year, has REOPENED. Upcoming shows include Evan Dando and The Raveonettes.
For garage and rockabilly-friendly music and people, check out Les Combustibles, not far from Gare de Lyon, 14 Rue Abel.

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