This weekend, there were shows by Celebration, Future Islands and Lower Dens. This coming week, the local band that will make the most appearances is Wye Oak. With a new album out, "Civilian," they will make a store appearance at Sound Garden Tuesday and will perform at the Black Cat on Friday.
On Monday, Titus Andronicus opens for the Pogues at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. In this interview, Patrick Stickles talks about the local talent in their new album. $55. Doors open at 7 p.m.
On Tuesday, it's Mardi Gras. Here's a list of local parties, including one at Bourbon Street sponsored by Southern Comfort. Starts at 7 p.m. at 316 Guilford Ave. Also: Wye Oak performs a short promotional set at Sound Garden at 7:30 p.m. Free.
On Wednesday, Somerville's The Dangers Of A Ghost Scorpion! plug new EP with a show at Joe Squared, 133 W. North Ave. (Locals) Garage Sale will also perform. Starts at 9:30 p.m. Free.
On Thursday, there's not much live music happening. Take a chance to go see the great "Putty Hill" at the Charles, 1711 N. Charles St.
On Friday, two bands, Cult of Youth and Pop. 1280, perform at Club Phoenix's monthly coldwave party, Ice Age. 1 W. Biddle St. Free before 11 p.m.
On Saturday, Low Budget, who co-founded Philadelphia party Hollertronix with Diplo, spins at Golden West alongside the Taxlo crew. 1105 W 36th S. Starts at 10 p.m. $5 for over 21. Also: Jerome Hicks, Thommy Davis, Bizkit and Wayne Davis spin at The Paradox's Deep Sugar party.
On Sunday, Mi Ami, now a duo, performs at the Floristree, 6th floor at 405 W. Franklin St
2603 N. Charles St. Hear the reconstituted duo with this free download. Starts at 8:30 p.m.
Photo: Titus Andronicus (handout)