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Picks This Week: Dex Romweber, the Good Life and more



The New Sam Rivers' Rivbea Orchestra
Did you get worked up when Sam Rivers' estate sale happened last weekend? Work out your feelings by stewing in his music, revived at the end of every month at Will's Pub.
9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Will's Pub, $7-$10

John Waite
The lead singer of popular '70s-'80s bands the Babys and Bad English performs an intimate solo set.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Velvet Bar in the Hard Rock Hotel, $29

The Mellow Relics EP Release Show
The Mellow Relics instigate melodic conversations between their jangly guitars and wailing sax lines, tucked neatly under an easy groove.
9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at Orlando Brewing, free

Last year, the six-piece Orlando progressive metal band released their self-titled debut, which notably tempers modern electronic urges with heavy rock melodies.
6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Backbooth, $12

Dex Romweber
Flat Duo Jets' Dex Romweber expressively smolders onstage, performing his roots-rock originals and stunning covers with soulfulness that is mesmerizing and palpable. His voice will shake you.
8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, at Will's Pub, $10-$12

2 Piece and a Biscuit DJ Night
Half of Wet Nurse performs cover songs and two-piece originals after a DJ set of some of the garage punk band's favorite songs.
9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31, at Will's Pub, free

The Good Life
Tim Kasher's other other band returns after eight years without a peep recorded to release Everybody's Coming Down, and you can bet it aptly describes the reaction dedicated Saddle Creek fans will have once they hear he's in town.
8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Social, $12-$15


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