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10 Shows to See this Weekend


  • Cursus

Thursday, April 7
Cursus, Cosmic Behemoth, Witchcryer

Doom metal reigns supreme at this tour kickoff for SA duo Cursus, featuring like-minded metalheads Cosmic Behemoth and Witchcryer, with DJ Plata spinning more metal on the tables than a tablesaw. Free, 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-1313
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  • Pauliiito

Thursday, April 7
Underground Sound

Give BBSC a hand for getting dirt under their nails, digging up some of the most under-the-radar hip-hop groups Tejas has to offer. With Dreamcoast, Keven Jacobs, Suave Dosto, Ram and Pauliiito. Free, 10:30pm, Bottom Bracket Social Club, 1603 N. Colorado St., (210) 267-9160

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Friday, April 8
Biz Markie: '80s vs. '90s Party

The MC/DJ/producer behind jilted hip-hop classic "Just A Friend" pits the decade of Doogie Howser against the decade of Macaulay Culkin. With Thunderpants and Pink Leche. $15, 8pm, Aztec Theatre, 104 N. St Mary's St., (210) 812-4355

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Friday, April 8

Hot on the heels of the grunge explosion, fellow Seattle rainy-music-makers Candlebox crowdsurfed to fame on the back (hands?) of hits "Far Behind" and "You." $20, 7pm, Fitzgerald's, 437 McCarty Road, (210) 629-5141

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Friday, April 8
The Gap Band

With hit singles "You Dropped a Bomb on Me" and "Party Train" '80s funk party starters dropped F-bombs ("F" for funk) all over the U.S. $30 - $40,
8:30pm, The Rock Box, 1223 E. Houston St., (210) 677-9453
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Friday, April 8
Kirko Bangz: Playa Made Live Tour

H-Town rapper Kirko Bangz – which is a bastardized spelling of Kurt Cobain – is rising up in the hip-hop game with collabs ranging from Fetty Wap to Riff Raff. With X.O. $20 - $60, 7pm, Alamo City Music Hall, 1305 E. Houston St.
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  • Carlton Zeus

Saturday, April 9
Carlton Zeus

Fresh off an opening slot for Big Sean and Tory Lanez, Carlton Zeus has got rhymes as hot as Icarus and vision as implacable as his namesake. With Hydra Melody and Phillip Wolf. $12 - $80, 7pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830
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  • BreakDancing Ronald Reagan

Saturday, April 9
Paso Hondo Noise Fest

Over 20 bands are scheduled to set about making your ears bleed. $7, 4pm, Paso Hondo Noise Compound, 811 Paso Hondo

  • The Bolos

Saturday, April 9
Sons of Hercules, Masters of Love, The Bolos

From the garage emerge three of SA's loudest, rockinest rock bands to rock the cradle of rock. 10pm, The Mix, 2423 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-1313
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Sunday, April 10
11th Annual Tacoland Ram Jam

Twenty-two bands will play for over 12 hours in honor of the late baby-kissing, totally-not-a-pussy bar owner Ram Ayala. $5, Noon, Southtown 101, 101 Pereida St., (210) 263-9880

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