10 Shows to See This Weekend

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Thursday, May 26
An Evening with Taylor Hicks


Although "beloved" American Idol winner Taylor Hicks virtually fell off the charts in 2009 (the year his last album was released), the blue-eyed crooner is making his comeback with a series of intimate performances. $36.50-$65, 7:30pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir., (210) 223-8624


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Thursday, May 26
The Hawks (of Holy Rosary), The Red Legs

Smitten since their hilarious performance at this year's Maverick Fest, The Hawks approach pop music with reckless give-zero-fucks abandon. They got spunk. Free, 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-1313


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Thursday, May 26
Queer y Que: LGBTQIA Thursdays

DJ De La O spins the soundtrack to the glorious, gay end of America – as the Republicans know it. Free, 4pm, La Botánica, 2911 N. St. Mary's St., (619) 886-2594

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Friday, May 27
The Cloth

Power tool punk from Philly, The Cloth saw, tear, rip and pound through eardrums, like sandpaper on a peach. With Ganesha and Cursus. 9pm, Franky Diablo's, 1301 Roosevelt Ave., (210) 436-9763

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Friday, May 27
Gajah

The LA MC flexes his palate with rhymes that tongue-twist and turn, teasing out his anxieties and personal philosophies. With Quasar, Faceless, Ghost Palace and Chisme. 11pm, Hi-Tones, 621 E. Dewey Pl., (210) 573-6220


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Friday, May 27
Slomo Drags, Quiet Company, The Please Help


Three pop-oriented rock bands remind us that just because it pops doesn't mean it has to blow. This show will also feature the CD single release for theThe Please Help. $10, 7pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St.

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Saturday, May 28
The Eric Stanley Project


Bouncing between the classical world of serious violin prodigies and Top 40 hip-hop, Stanley's style puts the club in the symphony and vice-versa. $22.50, 8pm, Tobin Center, 100 Auditorium Cir., (210) 223-8624

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Saturday, May 28
Golden Dawn Arkestra

More of an intergalactic soul cleansing than a modern funk group, Golden Dawn apply jam band pageantry to their soulful grooves. Complete with a Buddha-like shaman/hypeman. $12, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St.

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Sunday, May 29
Enrique Bunbury


Spain's Oscar Wilde-inspired crooner performs his blues-tinged Latin rock. $85-$90, 7pm, Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 812-4355

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Sioux & Fox


Brandishing four-part harmonies and jingle-jangle pop hooks, Sioux & Fox construct light Barque pop. $5, 9pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-7775




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