Friday, September 26:
*Smart-guy metal bands the Sword and Clutch play at Culture Room in Ft. Lauderdale. Click here to read more about both.
*The South Dakota-based, Nakota nation band Indigenous performs at the Seminole Hard Rock, blending classic rock riffage with Native American traditions. Click here to read more about it.
Saturday, September 27:
*Up during the -- gasp -- early evening? There's some free live music at Sweat Records, starting around 8 p.m., courtesy of Sirens & Sealions and some other new local acts. Just don't melt. Click here to read more about the event.
*Henry Rollins, formerly of Black Flag, doesn't seem to play much music today, but he sure loves to talk. Check out the first of two nights in South Florida, at Revolution in Ft. Lauderdale, of his latest spoken-word tour. Click here for more information about it.
*If you haven't attended a Notorious Nastie event lately, tonight is as good a night as any: the Collision Music and Art Festival at PS14 presents Mod'Lone, Fitzroy, the Down Home Southernaires, and a bunch of other multimedia excitement. Click here to read more about the event.
*The blues are alive and well, thanks to vital contemporary artists like Shemekia Copeland, who performs a free gig at the Hollywood Clambake today. Click here to get the full scoop.
*Rockabilly will probably never die, and the Hep Cat Boo Daddies are one of the local groups making sure of that. Tonight, they play at the Hollywood Playhouse. Click here to read more about it.
Sunday, September 28:
*Henry Rollins' last stand in Ft. Lauderdale happens tonight at Revolution.