No News is Bad News. Join the SA Current Press Club.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

10 Shows To See This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 3:33 PM

click image Salim Nourallah - COURTESY
  • Courtesy
  • Salim Nourallah

Friday, July 17
Salim Nourallah, Wreckless Eric

The Fab Four are the typical RIYL reference for Denton’s Salim Nourallah, though for my money, I’d go with Elliott Smith. From the haircut to the cutting language of his five albums, Nourallah carries the depth and bittersweet joy of that late Oregon prophet. On “The Quitter,” from a perfect Smithian perspective, it’s hard to tell if the hook — “You’re the Quitter,” repeated like a father over and over to a washout teen — is directed toward himself, toward audience members or all of the above. From the deep south of England, Wreckless Eric is known for his ’77 two-chord Rickenbacker masterpiece “(I’d Go The) Whole Wide World.” Featuring Nick Lowe on guitar, the pub-rock staple has been covered by artists including Elvis Costello, Mikal Cronin, The Monkees and Will Ferrell. With jovial quartet, Buttercup. $15-$45, 8pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St, (210) 223-2830


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

San Antonio Current works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of San Antonio and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep San Antonio's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 27, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation