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New Jersey punk band Titus Andronicus plays Neumos this Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Monday, Nov. 12

Blowfly Clarence Reid got his start as a writer and

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The Seven Best Concerts to See in Seattle This Week

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New Jersey punk band Titus Andronicus plays Neumos this Wednesday, Nov. 14.

Monday, Nov. 12

Blowfly Clarence Reid got his start as a writer and producer of soul and R&B songs in the 1960s, but his alter ego--the raunchy, sequined-superhero-costumed, party-funk MC Blowfly--is something else entirely. With King Dro, Seattle Houserockers, Cyrus Alexander. High Dive. 8 p.m. $10 adv./$12 DOS.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Graham Dechter Quartet This prodigious jazz guitarist recently released Takin' It There, his sophomore album. Dechter, 26, is young as jazz masters go, but his best work is likely ahead of him. Jazz Alley. 5:30 p.m. $18.50. All ages.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Titus Andronicus On Local Business, Patrick Stickles and co. have scaled back from 2010's epic, loosely conceptual The Monitor, but they retain their Replacements-meets-Springsteen bravado. With Ceremony. Neumos. 8 p.m. $15 adv.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Prism Tats Rising from the ashes of Koko and the Sweetmeats, singer/guitarist Garett van der Spek's current creative outlet is Prism Tats, whose stripped-down garage-rock songs are keyed by his nonchalant tenor vocals. With Baltic Cousins, Bigfoot Wallace & His Wicked Sons. Chop Suey. 8 p.m. $8.

Friday, Nov. 16

Onuinu Portland resident Dorian Duvall makes electro pop with warped samples, disco beats, and crystal-clear (read: non-chillwave) production. With Gems. Barboza. 7 p.m. $10 adv.

Saturday, Nov. 17

Minus the Bear With the exception of 2010's uneven, funk-tinged Omni, Minus the Bear has been remarkably consistent, releasing five albums of precise but lyrical progressive rock over 10 years. With Cursive, Girl in a Coma. Showbox at the Market. 8 p.m. $25. All ages.

Sunday, Nov. 18

Susanna Hoffs Best known as the founder of The Bangles, Hoffs has relaunched her solo career with her first album since and a sound that moves her pop sensibilities in a more mature direction. Triple Door. 6 p.m. $30. All ages.

 
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