Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (Oct. 11-17)

“Six Picks” has the best in local music this weekend and beyond. Check out a range of music this week from country to R&B. Get out and enjoy the holiday weekend!

Vince Gill Friday at The Vets (Providence)

Country legend Vince Gill brings his show to Providence Friday with a performance at The Vets. Gill is country music royalty, the winner of 18 CMA Awards and 21 Grammy Awards. He is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Grand Ole Opry. You’re in for a treat. Details here.

Ray LaMontagne Friday at PPAC (Providence)

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The state’s leading performance venue hosts one of the nation’s leading songwriters Friday when Grammy Award winner Ray LaMontagne returns to PPAC. The “Just Passing Through” acoustic tour will include tunes from several albums including Trouble, Till The Sun Turns Black, God Willin’ & The Creek Don’t Rise, Supernova, and Part Of The Light. Details here

The Stylistics and friends at Twin River (Lincoln)

Three legendary R&B/Soul bands take over the Twin River Events Center Friday night when The Stylistics, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and The Delfonics appear. Groove to tunes like “Betcha by Golly Wow,” “You make me Feel Brand New,” and “Wake Up Everybody” all night long. Details here.

Local Show of the Week: Quahogs/Rachel Jorgensen/These Wild Plains Friday at Askew (Providence)

It’s a legit rock show Friday night at Askew in Providence with three of the area’s best playing. The show features an album release party from These Wild Plains. Join them along with the Quahogs and Rachel Jorgensen at Askew. Music begins around 9PM. Details here.

 Weakened Friends Saturday at Dusk

Portland, Maine’s Weakened Friend’s will knock your socks off at Dusk in Providence Saturday night. They headline a high energy bill along with PVD’s The Callouts, Heather Rose in Clover and Atlanta alt-rock band Blis. Details here.

Rhett Miller Thursday at the Columbus Theatre (Providence)

Rhett Miller is the leader of the Dallas-bred Old 97’s, an alt-country band who’ve been tearing it up since the late 90’s. He’s bringing his love songs and more to the Columbus Theatre next Thursday October 17th. Click here for details.