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Picks This Week: Grave Gnosis, Candy Hearts, Never Forget Fest and more

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Candy Hearts
Young punk trio pulls off a bizarrely enjoyable hybrid of the Muffs and modern pop radio. Wild times.
6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Backbooth, $10

Mantra Love
Texas trio is basically the equivalent of human reverb, and if you know me at all, you know that's a very good thing. Eldritch psych.
9 p.m. Thursday, June 23, at Will's Pub, $5

The Never Forget Music Fest
Ten punk bands and their fans crammed into Uncle Lou's, all to raise money and awareness for the Native American Heritage Association. A good way to spend your Friday night. <
9 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Uncle Lou's, free

Camilo Azuquita
Salsa godfather has done it all: collaborated with Tito Puente and the Salsa All-Stars, had two songs in the Ant Man movie (!?), led Melao and was embraced by Paris so fervently that he became a French citizen. Si! Oui!
7 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at House of Blues, $42.25-$62.25

Grave Gnosis
Bleak but blood-pumping St. Petersburg black metal trio balances the essential atonality of the genre with kinetic, almost catchy riffing.
8 p.m. Sunday, June 26, at Uncle Lou's, $5

Run Raquel
Crowd-pleasing young blues-rock quartet out of Winter Park pours it all into a set of originals and covers.
8 p.m. Monday, June 27, at 64 North, $5

Coast 2 Coast Showcase
Ten bux will get you into this "interactive artist showcase" as part of Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes' traveling roadshow. Will anyone even show up? Who can tell?
9 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Haven Lounge, $10

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