Hello readers! Thanksgiving is here! This week try to pause throughout the day and take stock of all the little things in your life that are worth being grateful for.  Also, don’t forget to show some support for your favorite artists, who help to perpetuate and evolve the culture that we are so thankful for.  Home for the holidays and just want to sneak out at for some nighttime shenanigans? Here’s what’s up.

Get ready to boogie down with some hometown heroes this weekend at Thanksgathering 2018, held at the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Join Marvelous Funkshun, Joe Marcinek, George Porter Jr., Organ Freeman, Dr. Bacon, Fat Cheek Kat, RKIII and many other exceptional artists for an amazing run of live performances and good, old fashioned fun.  Thanksgathering has a longstanding tradition in the city of Winston-Salem, and will surely be a good time. Check out this article to read about last year’s festivities, and to get an idea of what to expect this year.

John Kadlecik & Pals will be settling in at Gypsy Sally’s in Washington D.C for a 3-night run of shows this Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  Kadlecik will take the stage with Jay Lane, Robin Sylvester, Benjie Porecki, Jessica Lake, and Mary Lankford for a surely unforgettable string of shows.  The first of the three shows (11/21), will aim to raise funds for the DC Central Kitchen, which aims to help stop hunger into the D.C metropolitan area. To learn more and purchase your tickets head over to Gypsy Sally’s official website.

This Saturday Papadosio and LITZ combine forces for an evening of sonic exploration at the Rex Theatre in Philadelphia. The two bands have recently finished a run of shows together that people are still talking about Read about it here.  Don’t miss out on this bonus opportunity to see these two awesome bands performs together!
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will be at Rams Head Live for a two-night run this Friday and Saturday, with support from Joe Hertler and The Rainbow Seekers.  If you’re migrating back to Baltimore or the surrounding area this week, don’t miss out on these awesome concerts!

New York residents that are home for the holidays: don’t miss out on the chance to get down with the Disco Biscuits at Palace Theatre this Friday and Saturday.  Please don’t forget to take your face with you when the concert is over.  Formula 5 with be on site for support Friday evening.

Don’t forget to check out the entire list of concerts for the week, which you will find a bit further down.  As always, feel free to leave your own suggestions in the comment box! Until next week.



11/21-24 – Thanksgathering – Winston-Salem, NC



11/19 – The Original Wailers – Jack Rabbits – Jacksonville, FL

11/19 – The Marcus King Band w/ The Mantras – The Sinclair – Cambridge, MA


11/20 – Mac Demarco – McGlohon Theatre – Charlotte, NC

11/20 – Zach Deputy – Flour City Station – Rochester, NY

11/20 – Gypsy Sally’s Jam – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC


11/21 – Mac Demarco – Motorco Music Hall – Durham, NC

11/21 – Kendall Street Company – Shaka’s – Virginia Beach, VA

11/21 – Jay Lane w/ John Kadlecik – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC

11/21 – Tweed w/ Beard o Bees, Patrick Richards – Sprout Music Collective – Philadelphia, PA

11/21 – Dark Star Orchestra – Penn’s Peak – Jim Thorpe, PA

11/21 – Ghost Light – Brooklyn Bowl – Brooklyn, NY


11/22 – Happy Thanksgiving!


11/23 – Toubab Krewe – Salvage Station – Asheville, NC

11/23 – Keller Williams w/ The Hillbenders – The National – Richmond, VA

11/23 – Rumpke Mountain Boys – 123 Pleasant Street – Morgantown, WV

11/23 – Jay Lane w/ John Kadlecik – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC

11/23 – Pigeons Playing Ping Pong w/ lespecial – Rams Head Live – Washington, DC

11/23 – Dirty Grass Players – The Soundry – Columbia, MD

11/23 – Steve Kimock w/ The Quixote Project – The Ardmore Music Hall – Philadelphia, PA

11/23 – ekoostik hookah – The Odeon Concert Center – Cleveland, OH

11/23 – Railroad Earth w/ Ghost Light – Sherman Theatre – Stroudsburg, PA

11/23 – Dark Star Orchestra – The Paramount – Huntington, NY

11/23 – Twiddle w/ The Kitchen Dwellers – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY

11/23 – The Disco Biscuits w/ Formula 5 – Palace Theatre – Albany, NY


11/24 – Keller Williams w/ The Hillbenders – Neighborhood Theatre – Charlotte, NC

11/24 – Sweet Earth w/ Sean Howard Orchestra – Dante’s Bar – Frostburg, MD

11/24 – Big Something – Rives Theatre – Martinsville, VA

11/24 – Toubab Krewe – Cosmic Charlie’s – Lexington, KY

11/24 – Jay Lane w/ John Kadlecik – Gypsy Sally’s – Washington, DC

11/24 – Pigeons Playing Ping Pong w/ Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, MD

11/24 – Papadosio w/ LITZ – Rex Theatre – Philadelphia, PA

11/24 – Rumpke Mountain Boys w/ JP and the Chatfield Boys – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH

11/24 – Kitchen Dwellers – The Sherman Showcase – Stroudsburg, PA

11/24 – Railroad Earth w/ Amy Helm – Stroudsburg, PA

11/24 – Lotus – Playstation Theatre – New York, NY

11/24 – Dark Star Orchestra – The Paramount – Huntington, NY

11/24 – Twiddle w/ Eric Krasno Band – The Capitol Theatre – Port Chester, NY

11/24 – The Disco Biscuits – Palace Theatre – Albany, NY

11/24 – The Marcus King Band w/ Ida Mae – Cohoes Music Hall – Cohoes, NY


11/25 – The Marcus King Band – Buffalo Iron Works – Buffalo, NY