“Six Picks” is all about tribute bands this weekend, locally bred and internationally known. Check out our picks of the best in local music, featuring cover bands who play hits from the classic rock era.
Forever Young Saturday at the Greenwich Odeum (East Greenwich)
Check out the regions best Neil Young tribute band covering songs from Neil’s various projects including Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse and his solo material. You’ll hear many of the classics and a few rare gems. Napoleon in Rags, a Dylan/Baez tribute comprised of Tracie Potochnik and Steve Allain, open. Details here.
Satisfaction: Rolling Stones Tribute Saturday at The Met (Pawtucket)
Tribute band weekend continues with “Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Tribute Show” Saturday night at The Met. The band will present “Paint It Back – the History of the Rolling Stones.”Roll and Roll at its finest guaranteed. Details here.
Eagles Tribute – Another Tequila Sunrise Friday at Stadium Theatre (Woonsocket)
Eagles fans will be blown away by the authentic sound presented by Another Tequila Sunrise live in concert. From “Desperado,” “Wasted Time,” and “Best of My Love,” to “Lyin’ Eyes,” “Take it Easy,” and “Hotel California,” this band plays the Eagles hits. And head back Saturday night for cover band Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Details here.
Mallet Brother Band Saturday at the Knickerbocker (Westerly)
The Mallett Brothers Band is an independent rock and roll / Americana / country band from Maine. They’ve built a dedicated fanbase across the U.S. and beyond while still calling the state of Maine their home. With a style that ranges from alt-country to Americana, country, jam and roots rock, theirs is a musical melting pot that’s influenced equally by the singer/songwriter tradition as by harder rock, classic country and psychedelic sounds. Details here.
Heidi Nirk Band Friday at Pumphouse Music (Wakefield)
Check out the high energy sounds of blues singer Heidi Nirk and her band Friday night at the Pumphouse in Wakefield. Nirk’s sound has been described as “considerably versatile, infused with the old school spirit of Bessie Smith and self-assured defiance of Janis Joplin.” Details here.
Local Show of the Week: Triple Bill Friday at Askew
Head to Askew in Providence for a great night of music with Boston rock n roller Andrew Gillis Band along with Providence folk rocker Dan Blakeslee and Beauquet, a new band led by Ava Callery. Details here.