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A double dose of Six Star General

High-powered punk starts your FRIDAY (the 14th) as Firehouse 13 hosts BRUNT OF IT with ASHERS and others (401.270.1801), while VIOLENT HISTORY (ex-Rhythmafia), THE USUAL SUSPECTS, THE PARAPLEGICS, THE MIDNIGHT CREEPS, and more invade Club Hell (all-ages, 401.709.3923). Brooklyn Tea & Coffeehouse (401.575.2284) presents a fantastic $5 lineup featuring DETROIT REBELLION, ALLYSEN CALLERY, and ORION RIGEL DOMMISSE with JOE FLETCHER. Nice. SIX STAR GENERAL play two shows with labelmates BROADCASTER this weekend — Friday at the Apartment (formerly Jake's, 401.228.7222), followed by a big one at the Common Pub (401.253.9801) with special guest COMA COMA on SATURDAY (the 15th). Best of all, both shows are FREE. Also on Saturday, check out GARY CUMMINGS (of the '80s doo-wop crew the Pink Tuxedos) free-of-charge at Nick-a-Nee's (401.861.7290). Pre-MLK Day SUNDAY (the 16th) head to Mardi Gras in Cranston for a Warwick Vets girls softball benefit. JR's hosts "Rockin' the Lady Canes Bases" starting at 6 pm ($5, 401.463.3080) with SIDEWALK SALLY, THE WATER BUFFALOES, DACODA, and more.

Attention ladies 18+ with rawk aspirations: registration is underway for the LADIES ROCK! CAMP hosted by Girls Rock! RI. It's a three-day music event (March 18-20) featuring instrument instruction, workshops, and a showcase concert. Registration deadline is February 25, and space is limited; visit girlsrockri.org for the full scoop.

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