I took a break from my Weekend Roundup series last week because I was knee deep in Beale Street Music Fest coverage, but the Roundup is back this week with a vengeance. There will be over 60 bands playing downtown this weekend, but you already knew that. Here are some other shows to check out east of Tom Lee Park.
Friday, May 1st.
Tyler Keith, 6 p.m. at Goner Records, free.
Strengths, Xebrula, Star Period Star, Weird Birds, 9 p.m. at Murphy's, $5.00.
The Vampirates, Special Victims Unit (SVU), Richard James, VI, The Toy Trucks, 9 p.m. at The Buccaneer, $5.00.
No Comply, 11 p.m. at Bar DKDC, free.
XLM, 9 p.m. at The 1884 Lounge, $10.00.
Saturday, May 2nd.
Deering and Down, 6:30 p.m. at Lafayette's, free.
Nots, CCR Headcleaner, Malfuture (first show), 9 p.m. at The Buccaneer, $5.00.
Deep Fried Five, 10 p.m. at Lafayette's, free.
Sunday, May 3rd (Go Grizz). Gringos, 6 p.m. at The Buccaneer, free.
Kidaudra, Prom Date, The Pop Ritual, Sports Coach, 8 p.m. at The Buccaneer, $5.00.