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Tacoma Rock City approved (Aug. 13 to 19)

A few events worth checking out in the week to come.

Music and Art in Wright Park benefit show

Earplugs are not optional on Saturday. At least not if you want your ears to survive the epic metal sludge and hardcore mayhem that Mico de Noche and C.F.A. will unleash on Tacoma’s New Frontier Lounge. The bands are looking to raise about $2,500 to help finance the MAWP festival, which will also feature the F-ing Eagles, Gold Teeth, Lozen, Girl Trouble and more on Aug. 21 at Wright Park.
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Naked hippies, Green Man clones and other highlights from Sasquatch!

Craig Finn of the Hold Steady (photos by Ernest Jasmin)

Within moments of entering the Gorge Amphitheatre for Sasquatch! 2010, we spied a drunk and probably otherwise chemically altered hippie guy grooving to the alt-country vibe of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros’ “Home.” Oops! Left out the most important detail. He was wearing only a single tube sock. For the record, 4:20 is too way early to be butt nekkid in public. Just ask Miss Manners. But the timing somehow fit.
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Five more reasons to be geeked about Sasquatch!

Sasquatch! Festival kicks off in a little over 24 hours with yet another massive three-day lineup including some of the hottest bands in America. It goes without saying I’ll be posting updates all weekend, so check back. Meanwhile, here are five acts I’m most excited about seeing this weekend. Woot!

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Free, secret Hold Steady show

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn at the University of Washington in 2007 (photo by Ernest Jasmin).
The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn at the University of Washington in 2007 (photo by Ernest Jasmin).

Today, a rep from Brown-Foreman e-mailed the skinny on a free Hold Steady show coming up in Seattle. The Minnesota-bred band will headline Southern Comfort presents Undercover on Oct. 22 at an undisclosed Seattle location.
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