10 Shows to See This Weekend

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Thursday, February 18
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Nerdcore hip-hopper Chris Ward keeps it dweeby, fo sheezy. With Nathan Anderson and Bitforce. $18, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St.



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Paricia Vonne

Thursday, February 18
Patricia Vonne

Austin-based (San Antonio native) Patricia Vonne has released five albums that dance across the border, showing her to be a tough Texas alt-rocker with influences from her Mexican and Spanish heritage. $10-$40, 7:30pm, Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830


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Chris Maddin

Thursday, February 18
Slomo Drags and Chris Maddin

Ex-pats Jackson Albrecht and the honey-throated Chris Maddin bring their skillz (note the "z") back to the Deuce Dime from Austin and Europe, respectively. With Loose Eel Ball, A. Sinclair and MCG. $5, 9pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-7775




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Alejandro Escovedo

Friday, February 19
Alejandro Escovedo


The prodigal son returns with tales of scarcity and plenty, punk squalor and Route 66 heartbreak. $20-$70, 9pm, Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830



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Parallelephants

Friday, February 19
Parallelephants


Easily the best-dressed band in San Antonio, Parallelephants brings that same sense of muted style to their tailored pop-funk. With West Without, Sioux & Fox and Lowly Servants. $5, 9pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-7775



Saturday, February 20

Prince Paul

With talents ranging from producer to collaborator, hip hip innovator Prince Paul's worked with Del the Funky Homosapien, De La Soul - who've both been featured on Gorillaz albums - and Cypress Hill. With DJ Jester the Filipino Fist, 45 Friday DJs and Midnight Swim. $10 - $12, 9pm, The Phantom Room, 2106 N. St. Mary’s St.

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Saturday, February 20 
Fuck Cancer: A Tribute to Lemmy


Motörhead-influenced rock 'n' rollers Over the Top, Eagle Claw, Hotzi, Cosmic Behemoth and Motörhead cover band Martyrhead pay tribute to the baddest motherfucker in rock 'n' roll ever. Yes, ever. $5, 8pm, Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary's St.


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Vikki Carr

Saturday, February 20 
Vikki Carr & Mariachi Aztlan

Sultry San Antonio chanteuse Vikki Carr handpicked Mariachi Aztlan to accompany her for this memorable occasion. 8pm, $29.50-$150, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624


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Blackbird Sing

Saturday, February 20 
Blackbird Sing and Michael J & the Foxes

One of the city's hardworking honky tonk 'n' roll bands sets the stage for another. With Ohioan. $5, 9pm, Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St, (210) 735-7775
Sunday, February 21
Shinyribs


KSYM 90.1 Third Coast Network celebrates their birthday with Ark-La-Tex bayou crooner Shinyribs. $15-$80, 9pm, Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830
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