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ELDERS: Austin indie outfit Spoon seems better suited to show in the back of a bar, itself in the back of a gas station, than to the fancypants stage at Radio City, but when you spend nearly two decades releasing cult material with constantly challenging twists (like their latest, “Transference”) these things are almost unavoidable. Deerhunter and the Strange Boys open. .
SUDS FOR YOU: It’s kind of summery out now, right? Right? As in, it wouldn’t feel totally weird to shut down your workstation and head to Brooklyn Brewery to belly up to a picnic table for one of their Friday Happy Hours? (Don’t worry—if Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate, this is inside.) Your poison, from which there’ll be eight varieties to choose, is $4 (or 6 for $20), and couldn’t be fresher. , every Friday.
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