Sunday, February 19, 2012

SUN 2/19: Bunny & Music

The Honors, tonight at Green Dragon Tavern
Is it weird to enjoy Sunday without football?


SUN 2/19

Noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm, 10pm
Annual Bugs Bunny Film Fest: "All Bugs Revue"
at Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St, Cambridge (Harvard Sq)
$9.75 / $7.75 student / $6.75 under-12

Matinees -- Noon, 2pm, 4pm: $7.75 general

I'll always been a fan of Looney Tunes, and I think Bugs Bunny is one of the greatest, most versatile comic actors of all time. Whether he's hippity-hopping to international locales, yukking it up through history, spoofing fairy tales, singing opera, or simply cross-dressing to evade Elmer Fudd -- this rabbit could get you laughing dozens of ways while remaining the same cool smart-ass.

See one of the great comic actors in collection of his greatest hits.

SUN 2/19

Sea Monsters (10pm), Samantha Farrell (8:30pm)
at Precinct, 70 Union Sq, Somerville (Union Sq)
$10-ish / 21+

For about 3 years, Christian McNeill and Jesse Dee used to weekly lead a big rootsy/soulful party with horns, various guests and adoring fans. It was a great way to end the week or begin the week (depending on your perspective).

Like most 3-day weekends, It should be like old times tonight -- except it looks like Jesse may not be there -- but the amazing Joanie Pimentel (ex-SuperHoney) is tonight's guest Sea Monster.

If it's not a good old time for you, it's perfectly acceptable to a good new time.

Get there early, because it should be a full house -- and you'll get to hear the jazzy/folky/soulful Samantha Farrell and her band.

SUN 2/19

Jason Anderson & The Best (10pm), Ette (9pm)
at TT the Bear's Place, 10 Brookline St, Cambridge (Central Sq)
$8 / 18+

Although I've seen Jason Anderson play New Year's Eve gigs in the area for several years, I still don't think I know his story. Anderson and band excel at feel-good folk rock, and Ette reminds me of when I first heard The Jayhawks. Not a bad little night...

SUN 2/19

The Honors
at Green Dragon Tavern, 11 Marshall St, Boston (Haymarket)
FREE / 21+

My dilemma is whether to take advantage of George Washington's birthday with the Sea Monsters or The Honors.

They're both practically 3-day weekend options, because I don't want to attenuate my good times. The Honors rock out almost every Sunday, but I'm loath to awake Monday morning with pounding head and cotton-dry mouth.

Tonight could be wall-to-wall uber-catchy indie-rock that bounces and jangles and swoons in wonderful ways. Although the band may not think it's a benefit, I'm guessing the place isn't packed like a Friday night.

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