If you’re looking for your live music fix this weekend, here’s a couple of acts worth checking out:
When The Scorseses released their debut five-song EP last year, Presenting… The Scorseses, Offbeat Magazine raved, comparing them to their Grammy-nominated New Orleans brethren Mutemath, saying the band “builds something contemporary from refashioned versions of classic parts.” That same year, Where Y’at Magazine awarded them the 2011 Best of the Big Easy Awards for “Best Band Reinventing Their Game.”
See what all the hype is about when this eight-piece band brings its unique blend of progressive rock and ska once again to The Hookah Room at Chicago in downtown Shreveport 10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14. Admission is $8.
Yes, we first told you about this Shreveport folk rock band back in May when they released their sophomore album, Caverns of Sonora. Now, Engine is back with a new album, Lands of Sleep, and they’re ready to celebrate the occasion with a jam-packed live show.
Hear the new album for yourself at their Lands of Sleep CD Release Party, 9:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 at Fatty Arbuckles in the Red River District. Opening acts include Street Corner Press and The Red River Valley Band. Cover is $5.
In the meantime, check them out in this video performing “Barnabas” live, back in April.