Mittens on Strings, Bellafea and Hotel Brotherhood at Hideout - Mittens on Strings is a local band, originally from Louisville, that plays folky rock enhanced by unconventional twists and turns. More info and tickets.
Shudder to Think at Park West - This band, known for drawing on an array of sounds including punk, glam and pop, formed in 1986 and reunited this year after a 10-year breakup. Also with Cheer Accident. More info and tickets.
Saturday, September 6
Penthouse Sweets at Bottom Lounge, also with Mean Ohio, Twilight Revival and Surrender Dorothy - "A little country, a little pop and a lot indie. The Penthouse Sweets have a sound that should be familiar to anyone that has stepped into the Hideout." - The Onion. More info and tickets.
Maps & Atlases at Schubas - These locals will play two shows in honor of their record release at Schubas Saturday, including a 7 p.m. all ages show and a 10 p.m. 21 and over show. Birthmark and Nurses are also scheduled to play. More info and tickets.