Current Forecast: New Sounds in Town This Week

. September 13, 2016.
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Welcome back to the Current Forecast playlist! Every Tuesday Current Magazine is putting together a playlist of the live music acts coming to town over the next week.

This week finds several nationally touring Indie acts coming to town, which includes some really exciting newer artists as well as a few veterans. Tonight at the Blind Pig, British punk/emo quintet Basement come to town with lo-fi singer/songwriter Eskimeaux. Wednesday the 14th, indie electronic producer Chrome Sparks will be playing at the Blind Pig, promising some huge beats and danceable moments. Once again at the Blind Pig, this time on Thursday the 15th, come back for another awesome electronic producer called Gold Panda, with fantastic rapper Open Mike Eagle as the supporting act. On Saturday the 17th, Irish solo artist and star of the Oscar winning movie Once, Glen Hansard will be performing at the Michigan Theatre, which promises to be a can’t miss show.

Make sure to check back next week to see who is coming to town!

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