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

Liz Phair Friday at the Columbus Theatre (Providence)

Alt-Rock icon Liz Phair stops in Providence Friday for a rare show. Best known for her groundbreaking 1994 release “Exile in Guyville,” Phair has just published her first book, Horror Stories and we can’t put it down. A few tickets remain – details here.

Boz Scaggs Friday at Twin River (Lincoln)

Known for his classic hits like “Lowdown,” Lido Shuffle,” and “It’s Over,” Boz Scaggs has been thrilling fans since the early 1970’s. He’s still touring and recently released “Out of the Blues,” a critically acclaimed album. Check out his show Saturday night at Twin River. Details here.

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The Fab Four Saturday at the Park Theatre (Cranston)

The Fab Four are generally recognized as the top Beatles tribute band out there. Their musicianship and attention to detail is remarkable – but most of all, they’re a lot of fun! Check out our interview with band member Adam Hastings from earlier this week here. Tickets still available for the Park Theatre show Saturday. Details here.

Fuzek/Rossoni Saturday at the Blackstone River Theatre (Cumberland)

John Fuzek and Mary Ann Rossoni broke out on the local folk scene 30 years ago and Saturday night they return for a 30th-anniversary show at the Blackstone River Theatre. The duo is known for their strong harmonies and meaningful lyrics. Ed McGurl, Amy Bedard and Dan Lilley also appear. Details here.

Local Show of the Week: Paul Murphy Memorial Benefit Sunday at The Met (Pawtucket)

Join a cast of local greats Sunday afternoon starting at 3PM for a tribute to one of the area’s great musicians, Paul Murphy. The line up includes the Duke Robillard Band, the James Montgomery Blues Band, The Groovemasters featuring Gary Cummings and Rizzz. All proceeds benefit the RI Philharmonic Music School. Details here.

Bob Dylan Wednesday at PPAC (Providence)

The one, the only, the chosen one … Bob Dylan returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center next Wednesday, November 20th. What more can be said about the 78 year old icon/genius/legend … except that tour reports suggest he is in rare form. Don’t miss this show! Details here.