Have a Rocksquawkin' Week—The next heart-stopping show in the Rocksquawk.com Concert Series is going down this Thursday, Jan. 12, at the District (Fourth Street and Copper NW). The free show includes performances by The Dirty Novels, At Fault, Big Lips & The Skinny and The Isness. Looking ahead, the next batch of Rocksquawk shows is set for Saturday, Feb. 18, at Harlow's in Nob Hill, and then back Downtown to the Golden West Saloon on Friday, March 3. If you've got a few suggestions of your own, sign on to www.rocksquawk.com and let those puppies fly. We want to hear from you, caring local music supporter that you are.
Wanna Win Free Tickets to Lura?—AMP House is generously offering Alibi readers a pair a free tickets to the El Rey Theater's Jan. 28 AMP Dance Party featuring soulful Afro-Portuguese songtress Lura. (If the name sounds familiar, it's because she's already graced us once before at last year's ¡Globalquerque! festival.) Be the first to e-mail 10 things you like about soup to me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and the tickets are yours.
Indie-poppers Ellis will burst on to the scene this Saturday, Jan. 14, at Atomic Cantina. "We fancy ourselves as somewhere in between Spacemen 3 and Sonic Youth," says Ellis member David, "but my guess is that we probably come off as a loud indie band with squealing amplifiers." We'll just see about that, buddy.