Though someone once proclaimed in a song that "each day is Valentine's Day", you won't get to see a gig like this just any day, even in Brooklyn! I'm thrilled that Hearing Things will be sharing the stage with these wonderful bands tonight at Barbes.
9pm: The Fraternal Order of the Society Blues--disciples of Blues legend Carolina Slim play soulful tuneful songs that the people understand
10pm: Hearing Things--"kind of Middle Eastern flavored surf rock with old-school R&B honking and striptease-worthy themes" (Chicago Reader)
11pm: The Sway Machinery--"unclassifiable