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Asa Brebner’s CD Release Party at Precinct in Union Square, Somerville – February 13, 2010

Asa Brebner and some of his Family Jewels @ Precinct

Asa Brebner and some of his Family Jewels @ Precinct

Trying to discover that cool new indie band just ahead of everyone else is all well and good, but sometimes it’s nice to put on some comfy clothes, head on down to the basement of the old Somerville police department, and listen to some good old time rock ‘n’ roll. And sometimes it’s nice to see people past the age of 25 kicking it out past 1am. Actually, it’s really nice to see that. So it was at Asa Brebner‘s CD release party for Sueños De Los Muertos.

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Boston Bands This Week (02/15/10)…

Some of this coming week's festivities... Monique Ortiz (who's about to desert us?), Jonathan Richman, Walter Sickert (& his Army Of Broken Toys), and the Family Jewels

Some of this coming week's festivities... Monique Ortiz (who's about to desert us?), Jonathan Richman, Walter Sickert (& his Army Of Broken Toys), and the Family Jewels

Here’s a few very cool local band events this week. There’s a three-day benefit for Haiti at The Middle East Downstairs; a three-day Jonathan Richman encampment at the Middle East Upstairs (which are all sold out, but you never know); and H.U.M.A.N.W.I.N.E. along with Walter Sickert and the Army Of Broken Toys, Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling, and Sarah RabDAU at the Church of Boston. On Saturday, Feb. 20, Asa Brebner and his Family Jewels grace the stage (such as it is) of the Plough & Stars in Cambridge for an afternoon show.

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Asa Brebner CD Release Party @ Precinct, Union Square, Somerville… tonight!

Asa Brebner

Asa Brebner

Welcome to another edition of Boston Bands This Week Weekend. Ok, yes, I screwed up again. As I’m running out of time (because I’m actually trying to get to this show), for now I’ll just quickly mention Asa Brebner’s CD Release Party, which is, um, tonight. And tomorrow I’ll profile a few shows happening next week. So, the irrepressible Asa Brebner has a super huge shindig planned for yes, tonight, to celebrate the release of his new album Suenos De Los Muertos.

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Boston Bands This Week (01/12/10)…

The David Wax Museum, The Broken River Prophet, Jimmy Ryan, Mission Of Burma (photo by Bryan Bruchman), and Asa Brebner.

The David Wax Museum, The Broken River Prophet, Jimmy Ryan, Mission Of Burma (photo by Bryan Bruchman), and Asa Brebner.

Racing to get this up. Kinda stupid, as the first bands are playing now. Oh well. I’ll try to do better next time. Tonight – David Wax Museum (cool Mexo-Americana) are at Toad; Jimmy Ryan & Hayride! tomorrow night at Lizard Lounge; and Friday night is the very cool and entertaining singer-songwriter-guitarist (and I would say comedian as well) Asa Brebner at Sally O’Brien’s in Union Square. Boston’s Mission Of Burma play at the Paradise Friday and Saturday nights; and The Broken River Prophet are at PA’s Lounge on Saturday.

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