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I’m going to get carpal tunnel syndrome just typing out all the live stuff going on this weekend.

Friday:

@ The Cannery (Southbridge): The Delta Generators w/ Jon Short | 8:00 | $7.  Bluesman Jon Short is one of Worcester’s finest musicians and the Delta Generators just won the Independent Music Award for best blues album.  This is guaranteed to be an awesome show.

@ Gilrein’s: CD Stone and his Screamin’ Blue Orchestra | 9:00 | Cover.  From Chicago and now based in Boston, CD Stone and his band bring their “blues with a taste of jazz, jazz with a blast of blues” to Worcester.

@ Fiddler’s Green: Fergus | 9:00 | No cover.  Talked all about them a couple weeks ago: http://www.worcestermagazine.com/content/view/4018/

@ Nick’s: Niki Luparelli w/ Dan Burke and the Speakeasy Combo | 9:00 | No cover.  Always a winner show.  I’ll be there tonight.  Stop by and say hi, or buy me a beer.

@ The Raven: Almost Heros | 9:00 | $5.  Almost Heroes breaks the fourth wall in their band bio, which is actually pretty refreshing (http://almostheroesband.com/#), and it’s right across the street from my apartment.

@ The Lucky Dog: Alive, Overshine, Boone, and Vining Hill | 9:00 | Cover.  Alive is a Kiss cover band, so if you like that sort of thing, then this show is yours.

@ Tammany Hall: Fenario and Jay Berwick | 9:00 | Cover.  Of the band RAQ fame.

@ Vincent’s: Johnny Carlevale’s Band of All-Stars | 10:00 | No cover.  Rockabilly/blues from Rhode Island.  Think the Stray Cats minus the amphetamines.

@ Ralph’s: Mindset X, Before the Fall | 9:00 | Cover. Mindset X played with Korn, so take that as you will.

Saturday:

@ The Lucky Dog: Mullethead, Sevlau, Tester, Full Blooded Mutt, the Uncomfortables | 9:00 | Cover.

@ The Hotel Vernon: The Valves | 9:00.  One of Worcester’s loudest and proudest soul/R&B bands.  If you haven’t seen them yet, go check them out.

@ The Palladium: Enslaved with Swallow the Sun and Keep of Kalessin | 7:00 | $20.  Norwegian black metal comes to Worcester! (And it’s authentically Norwegian.)

@ Tammany Hall: The Workout, Mission Hill, Chaos Before Creation, the Airport Morning, Mr. Fyner and the Tech Ed Room | 8:00 | Cover.  Do you like shows with five bands on the bill?  It’s a legitimate question.  Light up the comments page.

@ Vincent’s: The Paul Buono Band | 10:00 | No cover.  Playing as a jazz quartet!

@ The Dive Bar: The Wheels with Kelleigh Bannen | 9:00 | No cover.  Dive Bar Thursdays throws you for a loop and moves to Friday this week, with Duncan Arsenault and Jeremy Curtis playing drums and bass with these two acts from Nashville.

@ Ralph’s: Pulp 45, The Preston Wayne 4, The Long Goodbyes, Soul Reapin 3 | 9:00 | Cover.  Show brought to you by Milltown Ink.  The Long Goodbyes are not to be confused with Michael Cera’s band, The Long Goodbye, and they totally rockabilly harder anyway.

@ Nick’s: Amy Allison | 9:00 | No cover.  The show of the week, folks.  Go. See. This.  Profiled in this weeks’ WoMag: http://www.worcestermagazine.com/content/view/4100/

@ The Dive Bar: Dueling Hammond B3 Organ Allstars | 9:00 | No cover.  Or, go see this.  It’s all happening on their back patio/beer garden.  You can never go wrong with a B3, let alone dueling B3s.

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Jeremy Shulkin

@ The Palladium: Oceana/ Confide to Speak of Wolves/ Late Night Wars open for Therefore I Am—Something to think about. (See what I did there?!) 6:30, $13 at door. @ Tammany Hall: Ernie & the Automatics, Uncle Billy’s Smokehouse, Skullfunked. 8p.m. $10. 18+. The drummer and guitarist from the band Boston are in Ernie & the Automatics, which might make some of you excited.

@ The Lucky Dog: The Dave Rivers Group, The Bad Bads, The Tone Deffs and Zack Borer. 8:00. @ Spiritual Haze: Weight of Gravity and some Karaoke. Weight at 9p.m., Karaoke at 11:30p.m.

@ Mill Street Brews: The Demisers, The Wandas, Traphiq, New Pilot. 8:00. $5. “Thanks You Note” by the Wandas is nice:

@ Ralph’s: Mass Elite, The Change Up, People With Instruments. 8:00. Mass Elite is one of Worcester’s best hip hop acts, and they play with a live band—yes, just like the Roots. http://www.myspace.com/masselite

@ Nick’s: Niki Luparelli w/ Dan Burke and the Speakeasy Combo. 9p.m. No cover. If you haven’t seen this show yet you’re missing out on time travel.

@ The Dive Bar: Cassavettes. 9 p.m. No cover. They have a song called “Shotgun Wedding,” which is a phrase I love. http://www.myspace.com/cassavettes

And for Saturday, two sweet shows:@ Ralph’s: Werewolves, Hey Now Morris Fader, Justin Townes Earle, and the Wandas. 8 p.m. Justin Townes Earle is the son of Steve Earle and got the “Townes” part of his name from Townes Van Zandt. He does country music right (as in, not like country music on the radio).  @ Hotel Vernon Ship Room: The Egos, The Murder, Musclecah, and the American Mother Fuckers. 8 p.m.

Selected Live Music for Thursday, April 23

by Jeremy Shulkin

Some good stuff going on tonight: Awards, battles, beer, and the Flock.

Tammany Hall hosts the 2009 Pulse Music Awards, featuring performances by Black River Sound, Debris, Dean Cascione, Matt Shwachman, and more.  The show starts at 8:00 and there’s no cover.  If your band was nominated, you should probably go.  Check it out http://www.thepulsemag.com/wordpress/2009/02/2009-worcester-music-awards for more info.

The Flock of Assholes with Duc’n it Easy, The Angels Share and Go Gadget Go.  Show starts at 8:00 at the Lucky Dog.  Some very nice videos and family portraits at http://www.myspace.com/gogadgetgoband

Mill Street Brews in Southbridge hosts the Battle of the Bands featuring Lawless Coast, the Patmos Brothers Revival, and Jabooda.  Doors at 6:30, show at 9 p.m.

Scott Ricciuti, Michael Thibodeau, Jeremy Curtis and Duncan Arsenault play at tonights Dive Bar Thrusdays at 9:00 at, well, the Dive Bar.  It’s also Molly’s birthday, and she’ll apparently be there.

The Capps, Beantown Boozehounds, Drunk Robb & the Shots at Ralph’s.  9 p.m.

Salsa music with Eduardo at Bocado.  9 p.m.  Bring dancin’ shoes.

And just to get you into the party mood on this beautiful Thursday,