Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (Feb. 15-Feb. 21)

A lot of good folks doing good deeds join a 70’s pop sensation in “Six Picks” this week on “Six Picks,” the best in local music. Read on for the details.

KC and the Sunshine Band Friday at Twin River (Lincoln)

“Shake Your Booty” right over to the Twin River Events Center Friday and catch 70’s sensation KC and the Sunshine Band.  With over 100 million records sold, nine Grammy nominations, three Grammy Awards and an American Music Award, the band was one of the most popular acts of the 1970’s. No choice left but to “Get Down Tonight.”  Complete details here.

The Love Hangover at the Parlour (Providence)

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In its 20th year, the Love Hangover is a benefit for Sounds of Saving, an organization that treats depression and prevents suicide through the healing power of music. A gaggle of local indie performers will sing in duet fashion with artists including Brain and Jen, Annie Kennedy and Ric Allendorf, Dan Blakelee and Lynny Bryan, and Michelle Cruz and the Illuminated State. Among others! Details here.

Aztec Two Step Saturday at Narrows Center (Fall River)

Aztec Two-Step is another band that goes back to the early 1970’s. Saturday night, catch Aztec Two-Step 2.0, led by founding member Rex Fowler and his wife Dodie Pettit. (Co-founder Neal Shulman retired from touring a couple of years ago.) With Steven “Muddy” Roues supporting on bass and Peter Hohmeister on drums, the band still brings imposing lyrics sweet harmonies. Details here.

Local Show of the Week: Dopey Lopes and The Debutantes Saturday at Diego’s (Middletown)

The Debutantes Play Diego’s Saturday

We recently caught a great set from Dopey Lopes at the Mark Cutler benefit last month. The band knows how to rock! Openers The Debutantes promise to match them for pure punk energy. Check out a couple of local bands Saturday night at Diego’s. Details here.

Detroit Rebellion and more Friday at Dusk (Providence)

A kick-ass night of rock and roll arrives at Dusk in Providence Saturday. Check out Detroit Rebellion, JOY BOYS, Tall Teenagers and CHARLIE DOLLARD’S ROCKY POINT REVUE. Click here for details and rock steady.

Martin Sexton Sunday at the Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich)

Singer-Songwriter and folk veteran Martin Sexton stops by the Greenwich Odeum Sunday night. He’s best experienced live, as evidence on his recent release 2017’s Live at the Belly Up. Chris Trapper opens. Details here.