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Angel Ceballos
Seapony plays Chop Suey this Thursday, Jan. 10.

Monday, Jan. 7

Spellbinder Michael Shrieve got his start as Carlos Santana's original drummer, performing

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The 7 Best Concerts to See in Seattle This Week

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Angel Ceballos
Seapony plays Chop Suey this Thursday, Jan. 10.

Monday, Jan. 7

Spellbinder Michael Shrieve got his start as Carlos Santana's original drummer, performing with the legendary guitarist through 1974, including in his Woodstock set. Since then he's dabbled in jazz, electronic music, and film-score composition. Spellbinder, the jazz-fusion group Shrieve fronts, performs every Monday at the White Rabbit. 8 p.m. $6.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Vicci Martinez After finishing third on NBC's The Voice in 2011, Tacoma singer, songwriter, and guitarist Martinez released her debut record on Universal last year, which included a duet with her TV mentor Cee Lo Green. Jazz Alley. 5:30 p.m. $20.50. All ages.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Trasholes The sole recorded output of this Gig Harbor guitar-and-drums duo is a four-track demo released last summer, whose songs sound lo-fi, slackery, and about as trashy as their name suggests. With Dungeon Science, Prism Tats, The Balloons. The Crocodile. 8 p.m. $5. All ages.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Seapony This Hardy Art-signed dream-pop band finally realized its potential on last September's Falling, in which they crystallized their sound and produced what is easily their strongest work to date. With Jay Arner, Cadet. Chop Suey. 8 p.m. $10 adv. All ages.

Friday, Jan. 11

Quiet Ones Brothers John, David, and Chris Totten started Quiet Ones in Tennessee, and the southern transplants' most recent album is a covers compilation that features their versions of songs by Neil Young, R.E.M., and Guided by Voices. With Sam Russell & the Harborats, Aaron Zig Band. Conor Byrne. 9 p.m. $8.

Saturday, Jan. 12

Windowpane Though the tagline from their bio ("honest hard rock for the silent majority") could double as the mission statement for Glenn Beck's hypothetical house band, Windowpane's grungy, hard-driving tunes are more Soundgarden than Ted Nugent. With Van Eps, Mechanism, Black Diamond, Jason Kerston, The Immortals. Showbox at The Market. 6:30 p.m. $12 adv./$16 DOS. All ages.

Sunday, Jan. 13

Geographer This San Francisco synth-rock group is touring behind its sophomore full-length, last year's Myth. With ON AN ON. Barboza. 8 p.m. $10 adv.

 
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