Fri 8 Feb
Shy, Sperm Donor, Let's Get Invisible, Laundry Day, Feek Feek
Wow such indie rock.
Never Get To Be Cool, New Haven
SAP, Grayling (PA), Jared Knapik, Carlos Danger
Secret Apiary Project? Silly Applesauce Puns? Stinky Ass Poops? I hope it's not the last one.
MAC 650, 650 Main St, Middletown
Happy Ending, A Case of Space
Video store house band with that good ol' garage psych rave up like yer pappy should know.
Best Video, 1842 Whitney Ave, Hamden
Sat 9 Feb
Taikoza Japanese Drum Experience
Melodious drum victorious in all directions.
Thornton Wilder Hall, 2901 Dixwell Ave. Hamden
Federicco Balducci + Enrique Paoli, Ross Wightman, Michael Larocca + Al Margolis, Henry Birdsey
Free improv new music just everyone making it up as they go u know u love it.
Willimantic Records, 75 Bridge St, Willimantic
Henry Fraser (NY), Chris Cretella + Adam Matlock, Lucas Brode (NY), Em Kelner + Sam Moth + Conor Perreault
Took a month off, but the bookstore baloney is back in business. Make it weird, make it hot.
Never Ending Books, 810 State St, New Haven
Safe Word, Human Ignorance, Stone Jaw, LasuJe, Lucretia
It's 10pm do you know where I am?? HBD Manser.
Crunch House, West Haven
Sun 10 Feb
Kinobe & Soul Beat Africa (Uganda), Thabisa
Get wild over some trad African styles.
Mactivity, 285 Nicoll St, New Haven
A little setski to cap off an afternoon of your creative pals hawking their wares at the bar.
Three Sheets, 372 Elm Street, New Haven
7pm (is the setski, ware hawking at 4)
Tue 12 Feb
Dr Caterwaul's Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps
Certain noiseletter writers around here bristle at the word 'eclectic' as being a touch too sanctimonious but this collective of cabalistic cajolers do something to redeem it from its holier-than-thou connotations and return it to the good salt-of-the-earth noiseletter writing folks who just like it when a band can switch up styles from tune to tune.
Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave S., Milford
Wed 13 Feb
Xavier Serrano, Shy, S.G. Carlson
Xavier's got a new LP out and we're hoping it's stuffed to the gills with that sweet and spicy prog-folk we've come to expect.
State House, 294 State St, New Haven