Music to Your Ears
Yeehaw-goth meets full Rooster
Some Duke City denizens will undoubtedly be road-tripping to El Paso's Tricky Falls (209 South El Paso Street) for the Morrissey concert, on Tuesday, Feb. 12. But there's a hometown show that’s as thrilling as the Pope of Mope. Blues Control hails from Queens, New York, and the duo synthesizes modern composition with psych tendencies and a practically unique sonic palette. Pianist Lea Cho and multi-
Battling the city
The hip-hop genre is known for a friendly attitude toward collaboration, but competition can be even more fun. See if I'm right on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Desert Banditz' Mic Club 7 artist competition. In addition to performances by Dolla Bill and Masta of Ceremoniez, 12 prospective up-and-comers vie for your attention and the judges' hearts at Launchpad (618 Central SW). The mic gets rocked at 9 p.m., and admission to the 21-and-over battle is $10. Four judges will rank Lumpz One, D.I.E. Set, Dayeen and nine other locals on performance, stage presence, crowd control, creativity and content.
NEWSLETTERS Great Alibi stories, events and deals delivered to your inbox each week. No fooling!
Steve Vai • rock at Historic El Rey Theater
The Barbed Wires • soul, blues at Mine Shaft Tavern
Slo Pain • Statik G • hip-hop • Spunky Killa • rap • Bizirk Tha Zia Demon • horrorcore • BukkShot at The Jam SpotMore Recommended Events ››