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Bandgeek!: the definitive area concert list for Jan. 13-18

Flier for DJs vs. Bands concert happening Friday, January13 at Cellar Door.
Flier for DJs vs. Bands concert happening Friday, January13 at Cellar Door. Special to The Bee

While you scramble to get tickets to see U2 play “Joshua Tree,” (or complain about why they would play such an overrated album) don’t forget that there’s a massive amount of live music happening right now, this week. I’ve laid it all out for you in another installment of my weekly BANDGAEEK! roundup.

TONIGHT:

▪ Let’s Go Bowling

W/Tru-Tone feat. Black Fry. At Fulton 55. 8:30 p.m. $10-$12.


▪ '90s Night

At Strummer’s. 9 p.m. $5. (Flier link)


▪ DJs vs. Bands:

W/Always Ready, Matt Thomas, Erick Tyler, Call Me James, DJ Johnny Bhoy, DJ D.A.D. and DJ Elzia. At Cellar Door, Visalia.9 p.m. $8. (Flier link)


▪ Will Bollman

At Goldstein’s. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ John McCutcheon

At the UU Church, Fresno.7:30 p.m. $22-$27.


▪ Artesia

Album release show. W/Artesia, The Media, Sci-Fi Caper, Hi-Jinks and Dismal Dog. At Bullfrogs. 6 p.m. $8-$10. All ages. (Flier link)


▪ Recoditos

At Visalia Convention Center. 7 p.m. $56.05. (Flier link)


▪ The Marie Wilson Band

At Ovidios. 9:30 p.m. No price listed. (Flier link)


▪ Cover Up

At Press Box 3. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ John Pemberton

At Sequoia Brewing Co., Tower. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ Kenny Frye Band

At at Chukchansi. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ Sarge Loda

At the Skyline Club. 9 p.m. Free.


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▪ Junk Trunk

Music at Gazebo Gardens. 6 p.m. Free. All ages.


▪ Head Banger’s Mashup

W/A Butcher's Euphoria, Fatal, Affirmative Reaction, Fatal Rebirth and Malicious Intentions. At Barmageddon. 8 p.m. $6.


SATURDAY:

▪ The Purple Ones

A tribute to Prince. At Fulton 55. 8:30 p.m. $18-$22. (Flier link)


▪ Somewhere Thru Time

A tribute to Iron Maiden w/Rise. At Strummer’s. 8 p.m. $10. All ages. (Flier link)


▪ John Coltrane Quartet Tribute

W/Otto Lee, Javon Davis, Kevin Hill and Nate Guzman. At Tower District Records. 2 p.m. Free. All ages. (Flier link)


▪ Oversight

W/Iron Palm, Farooq and Chockslam. At Dynamite Vinyl. 7 p.m. $5. All ages. (Flier link)


▪ D.K. Revelle's Pirate Radio

At the Skyline Club. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ BlockBash 2017

W/Soundgroove, Brandon Dehaas, Hot Shade, Chris Patrick Chamblee, Light of Mine, Tone from The Prixxx, Let us Chant and CJ Liscum Band. At Full Circle Brewing Company. 3 p.m. No price listed.


▪ Masters of Rock

At The Lounge. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ Masterworks III Fiddling Fun

W/the Tulare County Symphony. At Visalia Fox Theater. 6:30 p.m. $30-$39.50. (Flier link)


▪ Eleven-Forty

At the Shanty. 9 p.m. Free.


▪ Bostyx

At Tower Theatre. 7 p.m. This show is SOLD OUT.


▪ Aubrey Road

At Downtown Rookies, Visalia. 9:30 p.m. No price listed.


▪ Open mic

At Starving Artist Bistro. 6:30 p.m. Free.


▪ John Pemberton

At the High Sierra Grill. 8 p.m. Free.


▪ Jim Schmidt

Music at Gazebo Gardens. 6 p.m. Free. All ages.


SUNDAY:

▪ Artifacts

At Full Circle Brewing Co. 8 p.m. $10. All ages.


▪ Byrds, Burritos and Bakersfield

A tribute to Gram Parsons. W/The Hi-Desert Ramblers, Trey Tosh and Christy Lynn and Roger Perry. At Fulton 55. 6 p.m. $8-$10. (Flier link)


▪ Jason Ellis

In the Barrel Room at Engelmann Cellars. 1 p.m. Free. (Flier link)


▪ Jazz Night

W/Mike Dana. At Tokyo Garden. 6 p.m. Free.


▪ Perception

W/Lifelink, Vessels and Corsair. At Dynamite Vinyl. 7 p.m. $7. All ages. (Flier link)


NEXT WEEKEND:

▪ Free Show Series

W/Nesto and Roach Collection. At Strummer’s. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Free. (Flier link)


▪ Jerry Paper

W/Walter TV, Tonstartssbandht and Blackcat. At Dynamite Vinyl. 8 p.m. Wednesday. $12. All ages. (Flier link)


That’s what I know of at least. Feel free to add what you know in the comments.

Joshua Tehee: 559-441-6479, @joshuatehee

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