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If you didn’t see our post last week on the Blacksburg music fest, you can click here for more info.
Also remember tonight’s show at the Bazaar, and shows this weekend at the Water Heater and Happy’s, which we’ll elaborate on in tomorrow’s Weekend Post. Go support your local scene!
Quite a few events going on this week, so take notes!
Andrew Cullop, Just Marshall & Sharayah Spears
The Bazaar @ 8:00pm
All Ages; $3
Billy Wallace & Nick Coward
The Bazaar @ 9:00pm
All Ages; $5
Shadowbox Grand Opening w/The Big Lebowski
22 Kirk Ave. @ 7:00pm
For Mature Audiences; $10
While Eternal Summers are recovering from SXSW, we at Scenic Recovery wanted to do a quick review of the band’s reissued EP on Chimney Sweep Records.
Some random news for everyone on this fine weekend….
-Hollins alumni and Turbo P associate Kid A will be featured on the new Daedelus mini-LP, Righteous Fists of Harmony, due to drop on March 23rd. It also seems one of her tracks will be featured in an episode of Gossip Girl sometime the near future. If you don’t know, now you know.
-You may have noticed that there’s a new tab on the blog. Well, starting with the new Eternal Summers EP, we’re going to do the occasional music review now and again. All reviews will be posted on the main blog and then placed onto the aforementioned review page for archival purposes.
-Last but not least, The Circus Practice managed to record two parts of their exceptional performance at The Water Heater from last month. You can take a look at the first one after the jump, and head over to their MySpace for the second.
~3/26/2010 – 3/28/2010~
Fever To Sing Festival
Multiple Venues; Blacksburg,VA
Weekend Tickets $25
This weekend kicks off Fever To Sing, a DIY Blacksburg music festival that has been active since 2005. Many of Roanoke’s best local acts and musicians will be playing this year, so be sure to head over if you can make it!
(Sorry, had a bit of a time lapse there…Fever to Sing is actually NEXT weekend, not this one. We apologize for the mistake, and will make sure that Lance looks at a calendar before making post about important local events. -SR)
From the festival goals page:
The kind of media attention Virginia Tech and Blacksburg has been getting over the past couple of years is NOT all there is to this area, we’d like to be known as a peaceful and positive fun arts destination. We’d like to promote underground arts and music in the area, the quality kind of work that never gets enough attention due to lack of exposure by linking them and giving them opportunities to network with established nationally touring bands who will also be playing the festival.
For the Festival Schedule, click here.
The Visitations (Athens, GA)
w/Deral Fenderson & The Bastards of Fate
The Bazaar @ 9 pm
All Ages; $5
Last week we had the stylings of Athens bands Werewolves and Eureka California….this week The Visitations are, er, stopping by to grace us with their presence.
After the jump, we’ve got some pics from the Eternal Summers/Reading Rainbow show. Take a look, won’t you?
The Late Virginia Summers w/Savage Knights
The Good Cherry (Forest,VA) @ 7:30 pm Sharp!
All Ages; $3
If you’re thinking of going outside the Roanoke area to get some musical kicks, I highly suggest you check out these guys. TLVS are part of the Harding St. Family, and, by extension, members of the Scenic Recovery fam as well. Savage Knights are an experimental jazz/skronk outfit from Raleigh that occasionally delve into Sonic Youth/Sun-Ra style noise freakouts. A good time to be had, certainly.