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Local music this week: back to September all the time


Welcome back! Here is all the information you need for Bloomington’s music scene from Sept. 6 – 10: 

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Don’t have any cash on you this week? Check out a free acoustic show featuring indie darlings The Reys, Mary & Johnny, and Alec McLaren, the brother of The Reef regular Connor McLaren. This triple-header starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at The Reef, located at 313 N. Overhill Drive. 

Heavy metal lovers rejoice! Evansville’s Faerie Ring and Indianapolis’ Mauled stop in Bloomington, supported by local groups Spawn and Golden Alley, for another metal night at The Reef. This stacked lineup takes the stage at 7 p.m. Friday at the Reef. Tickets will be sold at the door for just $10. 

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Blues takes on a fresh new sound with Buffalo Nichols as he celebrates his new album, “The Fatalist Blues.” Supported by Ben Fowler and Paul Aarstad, Nichols graces the stage at 8 p.m. Wednesday at The Bishop Bar. Tickets are only $15 in advance and will be $18 the day of the show. 

Local indie group Six Foot Blonde returns to the stage at 10 p.m. Wednesday at The Bluebird. Tickets are just $10. 

Eclectic folk-rock group Rock Bottom String Band, supported by Jesse Beals, makes a stop in Bloomington on their Touring and Afraid tour. The show is set to begin at 8 p.m. Thursday at Blockhouse Bar. Cover for the show is just $5 at the door. 

Bloomington’s own Welcome to the Neighborhood is set to perform at 10 p.m. Thursday at The Bluebird. Tickets are only $5. 

Singer-songwriter Wyatt Flores stops in Bloomington on his fall tour at 8 p.m. Friday at The Bluebird. Tickets are just $15. 

The Paul Bertsch Band returns to Orbit Room with a cover show spanning five decades of rock, folk and blues. Catch this live show at 7 p.m. Saturday at Orbit Room. Tickets are just $11 with an additional table reservation for four available for $20. 

Local indie rock band Cliffs hits the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday at Blockhouse Bar. Cover for the show is just $7 at the door. 

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