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Show the love: local performances this week

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Welcome back! Here is all the information you need for Bloomington’s music scene from Feb. 8 to Feb. 12: 

18+ activities 

Go hard or go home for an insane double header. Local rock bands Perfect 10 and Purple Hearse will be playing hard at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Reef. Entry is just $5, a great Thirsty Thursday bargain. 

The big three Bloomington boy bands, Connor McLaren, Mindfully Blind and Westhead, will be performing live at 10 p.m. on Friday at the Atrium. Tickets are $10. 

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Missed your prom? You’re in luck – a Buffy the Vampire Slayer-inspired prom is taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the I Fell Gallery. This anti-Valentine's Day cover show will feature songs from Green Day, Liz Phair and David Byrne. Tickets are on a sliding scale from $10-25; all proceeds will go to All Options Pregnancy Resource Center. 

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Who’s ready for $1 Wednesday? Infamous local rockstars 6 Foot Blonde will be playing live at 10 p.m. on Wednesday at the Bluebird. Tickets are just $10. 

Welcome back to the Matriarch! The iconic Bloomington band will be playing alongside the Namby Pamby on Wednesday at the Bishop. While the start time is unclear, it’s certain to be a rockin’ night. 

Indie rock conglomerate Street Pennies will rock the stage at 10 p.m. on Thursday at the Bluebird. Tickets are $10, a fair price for what’s sure to be a great show. 

Local bands Syzygy, Chorin and Wasted Potential will be playing live at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Bishop. Tickets are $6, and proof of vaccination is required upon entry. 

Related: [Venue Gallery, among many local galleries, hosts Bloomington’s February Gallery Walk]

Known for their performance on TV show “Yellowstone,” Shane Smith and the Saints will hit the stage at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Bluebird. Tickets are $20, a fair price for a magical night. 

Let’s Pretend Records presents a stacked show featuring Mike Adams, Negative Glow, Hyper Tensions and Tetnis at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Blockhouse. The show seems to be free, an incredible bargain. 

Future forecast: budget for big bands 

Fall Out Boy just released their upcoming 2023 tour. Catch them on July 16 at the Ruoff Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana. Tickets run from $40 to over $400. 

‘90s feminist electronic band Le Tigre will be going on tour this summer, with a stop on July 18 at the Agora Theatre in Cleveland, OhioH. Tickets range from $40 to $85. 

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