Relive the 1980s with the Spazmatics, a local band that plays the new wave songs from the decade we all want to forget. They will play at the Swiss on Sept. 14. The show begins at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover charge.
Friday, Sept. 13
JAZZBONES: Afrodisiacs (disco covers) 10 p.m., $10-15
MCMENAMINS SPANISH BALLROOM: Malo Castro (jazz) 7 p.m., NC, AA
O’MALLEY’S: Primary Pulse, 9:30 p.m., NC
STINK: Peter Sayo (guitarist) 7 p.m.
SWISS: Other Truckers (Drive-by Truckers tribute), Good Riddance (Green Day tribute), New York City Cops (Strokes tribute), Devil is 6 (Pixies tribute) 9 p.m., $10
Saturday, Sept. 14
AIRPORT TAVERN: Ian Jones and the Living Room All-Stars, J.D. Miller and Broken Heart Radio, Amanda Winterhalter, 9 p.m., $8
JAZZBONES: Curtis Salgado (blues) 8 p.m., $27.50
SWISS: Spazmatics (new wave covers) 9 p.m., $10
Sunday, Sept. 15
MCMENAMINS SPANISH BALLROOM: Paula Boggs Band (Jazz/rock) 7 p.m., NC, AA
Monday, Sept. 16
JAZZBONES: Rockaraoke, 10 p.m., NC
SWISS: Chuck Gay (open mic) 7 p.m., NC
Tuesday, Sept. 17
MCMENAMINS SPANISH BALLROOM: Devotchka, The Cave Singers, 8 p.m., $30-33, AA
NORTH END SOCIAL CLUB: Kim Archer (open mic) 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 18
JAZZBONES: Live It Out Loud (all ages jam) 6 p.m., NC
MCMENAMINS SPANISH BALLROOM: Generifus, Low Hums, Clyde Villain, 7 p.m., $5, AA