So much fun to choose from this weekend!
technically still summer but autumn is clearly winning, so while they're both lingering in the air get yourself to the Garrison Grounds for Summersonic, three days of cool bands in the shadow of Citadel Hill:
Friday is indie rock day: Stars/Bahamas/K'naan/Father John Misty
Saturday is folk: Mo Kenney/Old Man Luedecke/Matt Andersen/Daniel Lanois/Martin Sexton/Ben Harper
Sunday is punk: The Motorleague/The Stanfields/Propagandhi/The Vandals//Lagwagon/Rise Against
A pass for the weekend is $85; days are priced differently. Check it at sonicconcerts.com.
The Atlantic Fringe Festival rolls into closing weekend. Here are a few buzzy shows:
A Quartet of Devious Dealings at the North Street Church. Four ten-minute comedies leading to a punchline each.
North Street Church, 5657 North Street, $10 for all four ($2.50 each)
Friday September 7th at 8:00pm
Saturday September 8th at 4:30pm
Sunday September 9th at 8:15pm
Confessions of a Mormon Boy tells the true-life tales of an altar boy-turned-hustler in the 80s.
Bus Stop Theatre, 2202 Gottingen Street, $10
Friday Sep 7, 7:15 PM
Saturday Sep 8, 9:00 PM
Sunday Sep 9, 2:30 PM
Cross Your Heart finds Mary Magadalene, Wendy Darling and William Shakespeare cross paths while waiting for a bus bound for New York.
Pier 21 Museum Railside, $7
Saturday Sep 8 • 7:00-7:30
Sunday Sep 9 • 4:45-5:15
Stars, "Backlines" from the brand new album North