6 shows to see this week: Jan. 20-22
Celebrate the weekend with this batch of diverse shows around Ithaca.
To warm up for Saturday’s show at the Haunt, John Brown’s Body will play an intimate show at this Fall Creek venue, drawing on older songs in their lengthy discography/
When: 8 p.m. Friday
Where: Casita del Polaris
Grand Turk, the Ilium Works and Fisher Meehan will team for this Inaugaration Day indie-rock show on the Commons.
When: 9 p.m. Friday
Where: The Range
It’s a Wrap
Before closing, McNeil Music of Ithaca will host one last bash at the store, with owner Eric Laine joined by bunch of locals acts: Stranded with a Kiss (featuring McNeil employees Christian deBrigard and Rob Natoli), Stereo Ark Sound System, The Ithaca Bottom Boys, Park Doing and Friends, and members of Grey gary.
When: 5 p.m. Saturday
Where: McNeil Music
The Cosmic Joke Collective, the monthly artist salon hosted by Mickie Quinn, will present “We’ve Got You Covered, Part 1,” with local artists paying tribute to some of their musical peers. On the bill are Leon Arguello, Josh Dolan, Jif Edmondson and Mike Edmondson, Mandy Goldman and Sam Lupowitz, Jennie Lowe, and Nate Richardson.
When: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Lot 10
Local reggae favorites John Brown’s Body return to Ithaca; the band released its latest album, “Fireflies,” last fall. The Analogue Sons – Lee Hamilton, Greg Evans (filling in for Lars Burggren), Michael Stark and Aaron Speiser – will open with their blend of ska, jazz and funk tunes.
When: 9 p.m. Saturday
Where: The Haunt
Info: www.dspshows.com, www.johnbrownsbody.com
Led by its fiery frontman, the Marcus King Band will return to the Haunt to showcase their brand of Southern-fried psychedelic soul and rock. City Limits will open the show.
When: 9 p.m. Sunday
Where: The Haunt
Info: www.dspshows.com, www.marcuskingband.com