Halloween has come and gone, but Thanksgiving is right on the horizon and stores everywhere are already bombarding you with Christmas decorations and shopping ads. Luckily, you’ve got plenty of concerts to escape to this November. So, as always, get out of your house and get yourself to one of these shows (or all of them).
November 5 – LeftöverCrack @ 1904 Music Hall
Punk band, LeftöverCrack, is well-known for their politically infused lyrics about the corruption of our capitalistic society. Originally formed in 1998, by Scott Sturgeon, perhaps better known as Stza (read our recent interview with him here), the band has been pissing off people in true punk rock fashion since their first album. Mixing together the styles of ska and punk, LeftöverCrack will be performing on Thursday, November 5, at 1904 Music Hall to promote their latest length album titled, Constructs of State. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the tickets are only $15.
November 6 – New Politics @ Freebird Live
Hailing from the mythical land of Copenhagen, Denmark, New Politics are ironically less interested in politics than the former band on this list, despite their name. But, that might just be a breath of fresh air depending on your personal interests. Anyways, the Danish rock trio are best known for their singles “Yeah Yeah Yeah” and “Harlem,” which if you’ve never heard before, I suggest you give them a listen. Go ahead … I’ll wait for you to get back. When you do, you’ll probably be wondering how much the tickets are and when the show starts (doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $22). So, you’re welcome.
November 15 – Candlebox @ Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
Though the name might not immediately stand out to you (or maybe it does and now you hate me for not knowing your favorite grunge band), you’ve more than likely heard this Seattle-based rock group’s single, “Far Behind” from their 1993 debut album. Since that first famous track, Candlebox has released five albums achieving gold and even multi-platinum certifications. So yeah … these guys should be on your list of must-see-before-they-get-too-old bands. This performance is also labeled as “acoustic,” so expect a bit more of a unique concert experience, even if you’ve seen them in the past. Tickets for this one are around $30, and the doors will open at 8 p.m.
November 29 – We Were Promised Jetpacks @ Underbelly
Speaking of which, where are our jetpacks? I suppose you can blame that on previous generations … instead all we got was this. Despite that, we did get an excellent indie rock group from Scotland with one of the quirkiest names in the industry. Beginning back in 2003, We Were Promised Jetpacks originally formed as a high school band, with their first ever gig being the winning of a battle of the bands competition. Flash forward to present day, and the post-punk band has three solid studio albums and an EP. Rounding out the month and your post-Thanksgiving festivities, this will be the perfect closer to your busy November. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are a mere $15.