Welcome back to the Really Short List, which only includes stuff I recommend, late-breaking shows, and shows I just plain forgot until today. It's looking like a noise weekend, but make of it what you will. Enjoy and don't get hurt.
, who unfortunately saved pop-punk from both dudes and pandering, like, 10 years too early back in 1997, are the free show of the weekend. Hands down. And, just maybe, a reason to creep into Power Plant Live. 8 p.m.
is having its second Wonderland Festival, with a long, really all-over-the-place, list of locals ranging from weird for weird's sake to solid, original projects. It's a crapshoot and starts with a potluck. Highlights including folk songwriter
, descendant of the late punk outfits Bratmobile and PeeChees, gives a free show at the Talking Head; dudes from Vincent Black Shadow and Ratsize will also be spinning vinyl-only DJ sets. And you just know Adam Savage is gonna drop some Matt and Kim electro-house remixes. 9 p.m.
Shark Night: You don't even have to listen to the music--but, you should--just come donate to the Sea Shepherd Conversation Society because shark fin soup is some cruel bullshit. Lots of bands are playing including Glenmont Popes,