Coming Attractions in Underground Music: August 2011

A relative lack of shows leaves for a somewhat empty, final summer month. However, there should be a lot more going on once the college students return to Boston in September.

IceAge plays the Midway Cafe on August 15th.

By David Cooper.

Deep Heaven Now 4 Festival. At Precinct and PA’s Lounge, August 5–6, 8 p.m., 21+, $10.

The 4th installment of the Deep Heaven Now Festival brings two nights of psychedelic, ambient, and shoegaze music to Somerville, MA. Bands to watch out for include Ghost Box Orchestra and Major Stars. A full lineup and more details can be found here:

Six Organs Of Admittance, Quilt. At the Great Scott, August 10, 9 p.m., 18+, $10.

Six Organs of Admittance plays psychedelic folk music. Quilt open with their catchy psych-pop.

Weirdstalk 3. At the Cambridge YMCA, August 14, 2–10 p.m., $10.

The third annual Weirdstalk 3 Festival promises eight straight hours of music and over 30 acts. Make sure to look out for Nautical Almanac and Horaflora. More details and a full lineup here:

IceAge, Rank/Xerox. At the Midway Café, August 15.

IceAge, hailing from Copenhagen, Denmark, has been hyped as the revival of punk. Apparently, they put on good live shows, so don’t miss.

Thick Shakes, Naga Gaga, The Craters, SaraLee. At the Midway Café, August 20, 8 p.m.

Thick Shakes bring their fuzzy, 60s-influenced garage rock to the Midway Café.

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