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Here’s a quick guide to live music in Columbia this week:

Monday

  • Clairy Browne and the Bangin’ Rackettes with Soul Glo, 8 PM at The Blue Note; $15 – “The Clairy Browne experience is like a vivid flashback to the sixties, one that transports you straight onto the set of Shindig but with a darker undercurrent, with shades of David Lynch or Federico Fellini piercing through.”

Tuesday

  • The Mowgli’s, Tidal Volume, 8 PM at The Blue Note; $15 – “Inspired by the magnetism of San Francisco, the grind of Los Angeles and the serenity of the Big Sur Coast, (The Mowgli’s) songs are a joyous revival of rock n’ roll, a twisting indie-folk dance and a heartfelt protest ballad.”
  • Full Moon Extravaganza, 8 PM at The Bridge; $5 – featured artists include Go Hard Or Sit Tight, Abe Froman, Mr. Wilsawn, and Jacob Jork (dubstep, hip-hop, and bass music)

Wednesday

  • Dough for Mo benefit with The Late Night Benedictions and Rae Fitzgerald, 6 PM at The Blue Note – A silent auction and raffle drawing for Mo Louis, battling Stage 4 throat cancer.
  • Lydia Loveless, Preston Turley Band, 9:30 PM at Mojo’s; $8-10 – what Rolling Stone has to say about Lydia Loveless: “Sounds Like: Loretta Lynn and Patti Smith slamming shots at a Midwestern dive bar while cowboys and punks brawl out back”

Thursday

  • Enemy Airship, The Kickstand Band, Please Feed the Animals, 8 PM at The Bridge – self described as “clownstep,” “FUN,” and “blues alternative rock amazingness” respectively
  • Randy Rogers Band, Courtney Cole, 8:30 PM at The Blue Note; $16 – country music
  • Hillbilly Casino, Calamity Cubes, James Hunnicutt, 9:30 PM at Mojo’s; $6 – Hillbilly Casino is a blend of honkytonk, rockabilly, psychobilly, and rock ‘n roll” while Calamity Cubes describes themselves as “thrashicana”

Friday

  • The Matchsellers, Sunshine Mamas, Grandma’s Soup, 8 PM at The Bridge; $5 – folk and bluegrass
  • Nikki Hill, Jessey Johnsen and Caiman Soul, 8 PM at Mojo’s; $10 – “Hill and her band (who Nikki deems ‘The Pirate Crew) are climbing to the top of the roots music scene step by step and leaving jaws on the floor along the way.”

Saturday

  • Pipes and Keys Family Concert, 5 PM at First Presbyterian Church – “For this set we have chosen light pieces the whole family will enjoy–so pack up the kids and join us for a relaxing and fun evening of music! It will be the perfect place to wind down after a scorching afternoon at Faurot Field. Looking forward to seeing you there!”
  • Taj Weekes and Adowa, The Austin Kolb Band, 8 PM at The Bridge – reggae/afro folk and reggae pop
  • The Schwag, 9 PM at The Blue Note; $10 – “The Schwag is a band dedicated to carrying on the music and the vibe of the legendary Grateful Dead.”

Sunday

  • Blues Jam, 1-5:30 PM at Jake’s Bar and Grill
  • Kidz Bop Kids: Dream Big, Sing Loud!, 6:30 PM at Missouri Theatre; $25-45 – “KIDZ BOP records kid-friendly versions of today’s biggest pop music hits sung by kids, for kids. Over the past 12 years, KIDZ BOP has created the #1 music brand for kids, selling more than 14,000,000 albums. Since 2001, families have welcomed KIDZ BOP into their homes and cars, making KIDZ BOP a fun and safe part of their daily lives. KIDZ BOP is proud to be a part of kids’ music “firsts.” For millions of kids each year, KIDZ BOP is their first introduction to pop music, and for tens of thousands of kids, the KIDZ BOP Kids Live Tour is their first concert experience.”
  • Rachel Kate, Whiskey Dick, 7 PM at Mojo’s; $7 – Rachel Kate is “sweet feisty soul folk” while WhiskeyDick is a “two piece acoustic rebel-neck country machine from Fort Worth, Texas”