From their humble, Naples, Fla., beginnings to primetime on NBC, rockers Fake Problems have built up a groundswell of interest in their unique brand of nuanced punk, crowd-rallying pop tendencies and the occasional cowbell mostly by choosing their friends wisely. Allying themselves closely to alt-punk stalwarts like Lucero, the Gaslight Anthem and Against Me!, Fake Problems have come into their own as the thinking man’s get-stoopid band. – Justin Strout (with Laura Stevenson & the Cans, Into It Over It, You Blew It!; 8 p.m. at Back Booth, 37 W. Pine St.; $8-$10; 407-999-2570; backbooth.com)
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