Giving you the music a day early:
The last time The O.D. was held at Cornerstone Pub, eight talented, local hip hop artists took the stage to showcase real rap with their beats and rhymes. The O.D. Part 2 promises more of the same in the best local hip hop with artists 607, Cat Daddy, Rah HoWard, Mista Mayhemm, Carteaire Custom, Big Drew, Shea Marie and Mike Streezy. Hosted by Epiphany with DJ KP on the turntables, the event kicks off at 9 p.m. with a $10 cover for the 21-and-up show.
100.3 The Edge presents Los Angeles heavy rock Earshot at Juanita’s with opening act Parabelle, featuring Kevin Matisyn, the former lead singer of Evans Blue, kicking off the night at 9 p.m. with a $6 cover for the 18-and-up show. Formed in 1999, the five-piece Earshot is known for their extensive touring schedule, delivering their blend of hard rock and alternative metal.
Combining reggae and dance hall with punk rock and ska, the music of Sublime lit the charts and MTV on fire in the late ’90s with tunes such as “Santeria” and “What I Got,” catapulting the group to fame even after the death of lead singer Bradley Nowell in 1996. While Nowell is gone, Athens, Ga., five piece Wrong Way — A Tribute to Sublime carries on the legacy of the group, drawing from a set list of 40-odd Sublime songs and recreating the live energy of the ska punk band. Wrong Way visits Sticky Fingerz with an opening act to be announced. The music will start at 9:30 p.m. with a $7 cover for the 21-and-up show.
The Red Dirt country rockers Jason Boland & the Stragglers are still touring behind their 2008 release, Comal County Blue, an album that hit the top 40 of the country music album charts. Expect a boot-stomping good time with music blending country and rock when Boland and company visit Revolution Music Room. The opening act is to be announced, but expect the music to start at 9 p.m. with tickets $10 advance and $12 day of show for the 18-and-up concert.
Here’s a shot of Jason Boland & the Stragglers live in Kansas City with their tune “Drinkin’s Song”: