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nIGHtLIFE  BUDWEIsER LIvE MUsIC FEAtUREs sAtURDAY, APRIL 29 Brother sun sister Moon the Pines 10 PM @ THE LIFT (180 MAIN ST) 8 PM @ FLATTED FIFTH BLUES & BBQ COVER $10 (300 POTTER DR, BELLEVUE, IA) rising out of the prairies of the Midwest, the pines are one of the most distinct and powerful indie-rock/Americana groups to hit the national scene in years. Frontmen Benson ramsey and David Huckfelt share a common musical language rooted in the songs and songwriters of their native iowa. the mysterious sound of the pines fuses Benson’s ethereal, other- worldly, heart-piercing songs with David’s earthy, darkly romantic and rough-hewn visionary tales. With masterful guitar work, beautiful vocals and the graceful keyboard and vocal additions of Benson’s brother Alex ramsey, the core of the pines’ sound captivates and elevates with rare intimacy. Brother sun sister Moon are the 2015 winners of the solo/duo division for Minnesota’s road to Memphis Blues Challenge. the duo, comprised of Donna Dahl on drums/vocals and Dave lambert on guitar/vocals, is known for their high energy indie and Delta Blues. this show will feature multi-grammy nominated, Bobby Messano for his latest CD release, Bad Money. Wild Ponies 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK (62 EAST 7 TH ST) sAtURDAY, MAY 6 COVER: $5 Doug and telisha bring honest songwriting delivered in a beautiful, gritty, neo-traditional Americana wrapper. their most recent release, “Ghost of the Knoxville Girl,” spent 15 weeks in the AMA top 40 radio Charts. Jes Raymond & the Blackberry Bushes w/ Ben Dunegan 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK (62 EAST 7 TH ST) COVER: $10 Lords of the trident, sludgeburner, snuff Queen 10 PM @ THE LIFT (180 MAIN ST) lords of trident’s metal is so pure that only diamonds can scratch it, and usually the diamonds are the ones that end up getting hurt in the end. While you’re watching their sweep picking wondering how they bend space-time to fi t all the notes in, they’ll punch you right in the face without missing a beat. sludgeburner and snuff Queen open and close the show. Jes raymond & the Blackberry Bushes, features Dubuque’s own Jakob Breitbach on fi ddle. Drawing from the deep well of American roots music and bluegrass, creating a modern sound with light-hearted rusticity, elegance and soul. Artful arrangements, tight harmonies, showcasing traditional genius with innovative instincts. Culling infl uence from musical heroes neil young, ryan Adams, and Wilco, Ben Dunegan writes songs that fl ow in the vein of the Americana folk scene and opens the show. FRIDAY, MAY 5 the Craig Erickson Band Dylan Doyle Band 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK (62 EAST 7 TH ST) COVER: $10 Guitar phenom Dylan Doyle returns with his band, mixing blues, roots, rock and funk. 34  niGHtliFE 365INK MAGAZINE April 20–MAy 3, 2017 issuE #289 8 PM @ THE BLU ROOM (600 CENTRAL AVE) Craig Erickson has recorded and per- formed with many musicians around the world including: Glenn Hughes, Jeff sipe, t lavitz, Greg Martin, Chris Duarte, Eugene Gales, Buddy Miles, and many more. DUBUQUE365.COM