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Calendar Pick: Bob Mould Solo Electric: Distortion and Blue Hearts

Bob Mould

It’s safe to say Bob Mould is nothing short of a legend. From his time in “the fastest band in the world,” Minneapolis’ Hüsker Dü, to founding similarly influential band Sugar with Athens’ own David Barbe, to striking off on his own remarkably prolific solo career, Mould has managed to maintain an extremely consistent and high quality volume of work, all while passionately advocating for what he believes in. So, it’s fitting that the title of the opening track of his newest album, Blue Hearts, is entitled “Heart On My Sleeve” because this album, more than any other, isn’t afraid to shy away from political stances or messaging. The songs tackle climate change, right-wing ideology and evangelical hypocrisy, all while maintaining a decidedly “Mouldian” musical ethos. Mould will be playing many of the songs from Blue Hearts live, as well as cuts from his catalog. The country-punk stylings of H.C. McEntire will open the night.

WHO: Bob Mould, H.C.McEntire
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. (doors)
WHERE: 40 Watt Club
HOW MUCH: $30 (adv.)