Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Weekend (Dec 13-15)

Here’s our weekly listing of some of the best music in town. Get out this weekend and support local music.

The Sweetback Sisters Saturday at Common Fence Music (Portsmouth) 

Join Brooklyn’s county duo The Sweetback Sisters Saturday night for the 11th annual Country Christmas Singalong Spectacular. Centered around the charismatic vocal interplay of Emily Miller and Zara Bode, their new album King Of Killing Time, features the Sisters timely take on country’s golden age with airtight harmonies, blazing leads, charging rhythms, and playful lyrics.  Details here.

Billy Gilman Sunday at The Vets (Providence)

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RI native and international superstar Billy Gilman returns to The Vets for his annual Christmas Concert Sunday. Grammy nominee and from NBC’s The Voice, Gilman will bring his favorite holiday classics, as well as non-holiday favorites. Complete details here.

The Schemers Sunday at The Met. (Pawtucket)

Postponed from earlier this month, RI Music Hall of Fame inductees The Schemers return to The Met for a rare show. Don’t miss great tunes, real rock guitar riffs and jams that bring you back and move you forward! Show starts at 4PM. The Andy Stone Band opens. Details here.

Local Show of the Week: 69 Love Songs Tribute Saturday at the Columbus Theatre (Providence)

Join many of RI’s best musicians for a night of music to benefit Maggie Siegel, a local artist who has faced health challenges recently. The music honors the Magnetic Fields album, 69 Love Songs. Details here.

More Great Local Music: Detriot Rebellion Friday at Isadora’s 93 Club (Providence). Details here.

Even More Great Local Music: Dylan Sevey & The Gentlemen Saturday at Pump House Music Works. Details here.

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