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Ready to rock: local performances this week

Welcome back! Here is all the information you need for Bloomington’s music scene from Jan. 25 to 29: 

18+ activities 

Otto & the Moaners will be playing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Orbit Room. Tickets start at $8, with table reservations seating up to four people starting at $15. 

Indie band Momma will be supported by electric indie band Mana at 9:30 p.m. Thursday at The Bishop. Momma will go on to open for early 2000s indie legends Death Cab for Cutie on their upcoming tour. Tickets for the Bishop show start at $13.  

Gonzo Hydraulica, a home-printed clothing brand, will be back with a bang 7 p.m. Friday at The Reef, located at 313 N. Overhill Drive. They are sponsoring a double-header concert with Tree to Stone and Current Entertainment. Bring your dancing shoes and some extra cash for some new clothes. For those who just want to party, tickets will cost just $5. 

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Local college rockers Senescence, BoyGirlBlue, Callejera and Foxbody will blast their tunes at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Shop. You will find the hardcore groups at 2533 S. Elm Leaf Drive with tickets selling for $5, a total steal for such a stacked lineup. 

Can't get enough of The Reef? They will host yet another show this weekend starring local bands Class Action, the Stratospheres, and Mindfully Blind at 8 p.m. this Saturday. Tickets are reasonably priced at $6. 

21+ activities 

Arctic Char and Superfoolins’ will rock the block at 8 p.m. Friday at Blockhouse Bar. Tickets are $5. 

Alternative rock band Chair in the Air and their pals the Meanwhiles will be playing at 11 p.m. this Friday at The Bishop. As usual, vaccine cards are required upon entry. Tickets will be $6. 

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Cosmic indie singer Angel Olsen supported by Nashville artist Erin Rae will play at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Bluebird. Tickets can be found online for $35. 

Future forecast: budget for big bands 

Indiana legend John Mellencamp will play Feb. 5-6 at the IU Auditorium. Tickets range from $50 to $400. 

Dropkick Murphys, an American Celtic punk band, will rock the Old National Centre on March 8. See them live for only $40. 

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