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6 shows to see this week: Jan. 20-22

Jan 20, 2017

Celebrate the weekend with this batch of diverse shows around Ithaca.

John Brown's Body will play a pair of shows in Ithaca this weekend
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‘Secret’ Show

To warm up for Saturday’s show at the Haunt, John Brown’s Body will play an intimate show at this Fall Creek venue, drawing on older songs in their lengthy discography/

When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Casita del Polaris

Cost: $8

Info: www.facebook.com/events/1232005270194306/

Triple Header

Grand Turk, the Ilium Works and Fisher Meehan will team for this Inaugaration Day indie-rock show on the Commons.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Where: The Range

Cost: $5

Info: www.therangeithaca.com

It’s a Wrap

Before closing, McNeil Music of Ithaca will host one last bash at the store, with owner Eric Laine joined by bunch of locals acts: Stranded with a Kiss (featuring McNeil employees Christian deBrigard and Rob Natoli), Stereo Ark Sound System, The Ithaca Bottom Boys, Park Doing and Friends, and members of Grey gary.

When: 5 p.m. Saturday

Where: McNeil Music

Cost: none

Info: www.facebook.com/events/1277997282257512/.

Paying Tribute

The Cosmic Joke Collective, the monthly artist salon hosted by Mickie Quinn, will present “We’ve Got You Covered, Part 1,” with local artists paying tribute to some of their musical peers. On the bill are Leon Arguello, Josh Dolan, Jif Edmondson and Mike Edmondson, Mandy Goldman and Sam Lupowitz, Jennie Lowe, and Nate Richardson.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lot 10

Cost: $5

Info: www.facebook.com/cosmicjokecollective/

Righteous Grooves

Local reggae favorites John Brown’s Body return to Ithaca; the band released its latest album, “Fireflies,” last fall. The Analogue Sons – Lee Hamilton, Greg Evans (filling in for Lars Burggren), Michael Stark and Aaron Speiser – will open with their blend of ska, jazz and funk tunes.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $15-$20

Info: www.dspshows.com, www.johnbrownsbody.com

The Marcus King Band returns to the Haunt Sunday night.
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Guitar Hero

Led by its fiery frontman, the Marcus King Band will return to the Haunt to showcase their brand of Southern-fried psychedelic soul and rock. City Limits will open the show.

When: 9 p.m. Sunday

Where: The Haunt

Cost: $12-$15

Info: www.dspshows.com, www.marcuskingband.com