Calendar Picks

Monsoon, Shade, Chief Scout, Concord America

Despite earning a flurry of early hype from this publication and in various scene circles around town as far back as 2012, baby-faced three-piece rock group Monsoon is only now releasing its debut album. The sneering, swinging, 12-song Ride A’Rolla is full of untamed energy, plowing so mercilessly through its 40-minute runtime that the listener is left vaguely seasick. It’s refreshing to hear a record so free of pretense, even if it doesn’t always click. Garage-rockers Chief Scout and Concord America are two young Georgia bands gathering national buzz; locals Shade will blow your mind if you let ’em.

8 p.m. $5.


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