This Weekend: Snow Jams

FRIDAY:

>>> In things we told you about earlier this week, there’s the Benjamin Britten fest going on at The Curtis all weekend, starting tonight with the Student Recital Series taking on Britten’s A Charm of Lullabies, On This Island, and the William Blake Songs.
>>> You’re the bees kneees but so are they: Austin, TX Smiths tribute act The Smites are playing at Underground Arts, along with Dead Flowers and two sets of Rock Band Karaoke.
>>> And check out an intimate show “electro-folk” dreamstress Chelsea Wolfe at the First Unitarian Church’s Side Chapel. King Dude opens.

SATURDAY:

>>> The record release show for Oak Island, the fantastic new record from Nightlands, is going on at Kungfu Necktie. It’s an early 7:30 start, so plan ahead folks.
>>> Christopher Owens, formerly of Girls, will be playing tunes from his solo record Lysandre out at Union Transfer.

>>> Attn. Night Owls: Hit up the Troc for a midnight screening of Times Square, Allan Moyle‘s 1980 ode to the punk rock ethic.
>>> And drinkers and the literati unite for a celebration of Scottish poet Robert Burns and the whisky that comes from his homeland at The World Cafe.

SUNDAY:

>>> MST3K’s Joel Hodgson will be performing his one-man show at the Troc in a 4PM afternoon show. If you didn’t win tickets from us, they’re still available.
>>> We’ll be almost above freezing temps outside again. BREAK OUT THOSE TANK TOPS.