Music Calendar…Week of July 20

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Local Shows:

7/ 21:  Magnolia Electric Co. – Local 506
7/22 to 26:  XX Merge Fest – Cats Cradle
7/23: Method Man + Redman + Ghostface Killah – Lincoln Theatre
           Benji Hughes – 
Local 506
7/24: Bellafea + Maple Stave –
 The Pinhook
7/26: Dredg – 
Cats Cradle
[For a full list of upcoming NC shows, check the concerts page] 

mergeMust See: XX Merge
If you were lucky enough to score tickets to this five-day festival in advance, there’s no question that XX Merge is the place to be in NC this week. Celebrating twenty years of the Chapel Hill-based independent label, acts such as M. Ward, She & Him, Superchunk, and Spoon will grace the stage. Click here for more info.
fieryMust Hear: The Fiery Furnaces – I’m Going Away
This brother-sister duo out of the Chicago burbs, known for their highly experimental and adventurous tunes, are set to release their 8th studio album on Tuesday, July 21. It seems everyone has a love-hate relationship with the Fiery Furnaces, whether they are genius or idiots – you decide.

Album Releases:
7/21: Blue Roses – S/T
           Fiery Furnaces – I’m Going Away
           Jonsi & Alex – Riceboy Sleeps
           Wheat – Medeiros / Hope and Adams
7/22: Magnolia Electric Co. – Josephine
           Wye Oak – The Knot
[For a full-list and downloadable PDF of upcoming releases, click here] 
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