Six Picks Music: The Best in Local Music This Week (Nov. 1-7)

Jenny Lewis Plays the Columbus Theatre Sunday

What a weekend for Fall music! Get out there and enjoy some great shows around the state!

Jenny Lewis Sunday at the Columbus Theatre (Providence)

Head to the Columbus Theatre Sunday for a cool show with singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis. The former child actor, who recently appeared in an issue of Archie comics (yeah, really), will rock you with new tunes from her 2019 release On the Line and more! Erica Spring opens. Details here.

America Friday at Twin River (Lincoln)

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Grammy winning classic rock band America returns to Twin River Friday for an all ages show. Known for hits like “Ventura Highway,” “Horse With No Name,” and “Sister Golden Hair,” and they ruled AM radio in the 70’s. Details here.

The Smithereens Saturday at the Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich)

The Smithereens return to rock the Greenwich Odeum Saturday night fronting singer/guitarist Marshall Crenshaw. They put on a great show last year behind hits like “Behind the Wall of Sleep’ and “In a Lonely Place.” Details here.

Local Show of the Week: Muddy Ruckus, Sugar Blood Jinx, Michael Graham Friday at Askew (Providence)

Head to Askew Friday night for the “darkly inventive Americana” of the Portland, Maine duo known as Muddy Ruckus, along with local opener Michael Graham and Sugar Blood Jinx. Tix only $10 and don’t forget to tip the bartender! Details here.

John Cafferty & Beaver Brown Saturday at the Met (Pawtucket)

Kids, if you’ve never seen RI Music Hall of Fame Innuagural Inductee the John Cafferty and his band, don’t’ miss them Saturday night at The Met. The RI band made its mark in the 1980’s behind hits like “On the Dark Side” and “Tender Years,” featured in the cult classic film “Eddie and the Cruisers. Details here.

Ani DiFranco Wednesday at The Strand (Providence)

Singer-Songwriter-Activist Ani DiFranco returns to Providence Wednesday November 6th. Founder of Righteous Babe Records and all-around general baddass, DiFranco will bring her politically charged music to PVD. Gracie and Rachel open. Another “don’t miss” show! Details here.