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Picks this week: Misfits, White Mystery and more

Great live music rattles Orlando every day of the week



FKA Twigs
"I throw every emotion from the song into that visual. It’s all completely linked. It’s to help people understand my emotion and see where I’m coming from as an artist," says FKA Twigs. Read more.
8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Social, sold out

The Misfits
The horror punk legends scare off any other plans you might have this night, and they’re bringing local punks the Attack on tour with them throughout the Southeast.
8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Venue 578, $20-$50

Michelle Blades
Unruly guitars create a strange, fierce atmosphere for Parisian doom-pop artist Michelle Blades, who kicks off her U.S. tour at one of Mills 50’s most eclectic spaces.
9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at St. Matthew’s Tavern, $3

Bengali 600
Celebrate Prohibition Repeal Day with sensational Orlando Afrobeat band Bengali 600. Show up early to catch Dusty Fingers’ DJ set if you know what’s good for ya, because he sure does.
9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Will’s Pub, $5

Thrash metal band Gwar shocks fans with fake blood and incredible costumes. That’s standard fare for the cult following the comedic rockers have amassed over the past 30 years. But all that flash couldn’t prepare fans for the stun of the band’s recent unveiling of their new frontwoman, Vulvatron. Read more.
7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Venue 578, $21-$50

Yo Gabba Gabba!
Aquabats singer Christian Jacobs created a kids show that resonates with music fans of all ages, so it’s always awesome when the live show comes to town to remind us Music Is … Awesome!
2 p.m., 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at Bob Carr Theater, $26-$126

Weezer at the Big O
“There’s a certain side to Weezer, and Rivers’ songwriting, that’s a little bit sad and really heavy,” says Weezer bassist Scott Shriner. Read more.
11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Central Florida Fairgrounds, $34.50-$89.50

Cover Me: Dave Gage Tribute
A tribute to noted Orlando musician Dave Gage featuring covers of his favorite songs by former bandmates, great local bands like Paddington Ambush and Bithlo Rising, and an exciting reunion of Naiomi’s Hair. Proceeds benefit the Melanoma Research Foundation.
2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at Will’s Pub, $10

White Mystery
This brother-sister duo from Chicago tears rock & roll a new one on 2014 release Dubble Dragon, and everyone from MTV to Pitchfork agrees their live show rules. Read more about inventive headliner Quintron and Miss Pussycat.
8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8, at Will’s Pub, $10-$13

Cory Branan
Catch gifted songwriter Cory Branan touring on his highly acclaimed 2014 album, The No-Hit Wonder, and try your best to keep up with his lyrical and melodic
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Backbooth, $12

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