Six Picks: The Best in Local Music this Week (September 20-26)

Ward Hayden and the Outliers Play Saturday

This week, we present an abbreviated version of “Six Picks,” our choices for the best in music this weekend. Its still summer, so get out there and rock it!

Unnatural Acts Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Narrows Center (Fall River).

Check out this new festival Saturday described as a “genre-busting event with a mash-up of styles, sounds and ideas… with music, spoken word, activist groups, art and a whole lot of fun.” Bands include Ward Hayden & The Outliers, The Proletariat, Julie Rhodes, Errol Strength and the Conscious Band, and Ken Clark Organ Trio.

Southern Culture on the Skids Friday, Sept. 20 at The Met (Pawtucket). The Split Squad and DJ Hula Bomb open. Details here.

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Bill Frissel Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich). Details here.

Aric Iris EP release, Friends and Lovers, Saturday Sept. 21 at Pump House Music (Wakefield). Details here.

Boyz II Men Saturday, Sept. 21 at Twin River (Lincoln).

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Thursday, Sept. 26 at the Park Theatre (Cranston). Click here for details.