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The Overture Addendum: August 5 – 9

What: Some Say Leland (right), Good Night and Good Morning, You and Yourn, Pompeii Pilot

When: Sunday, August 9 @ 7 p.m.

Where: The Red Herring, $3-$5

Austin, Texas’ Some Say Leland reunite with now-Chicago-based Good Night and Good Morning after they played a show together in SSL’s home base last month. The Texas collective plays well-orchestrated acoustic songs that don’t come off as over-wrought, despite the mass of humanity producing them.

Here’s a video of Some Say Leland:

What: My Werewolf Diary, Peninsula, Dane Terry, Mayhew the Traitor

When: Friday, August 7 @ 10 p.m.

Where: Bentley’s Pub, $4 (21+)

Should be a pleasantly crowded show at Bentley’s, as Thinker Thought’s Mayhew the Traitor teams up with Columbus, O.’s Terry and locals MWD and Peninsula.

Mayhew has a Ohtis-y vibe with enough tension present to keep you on your toes. Here’s “This is My White Flag”:

What: The Viper and His Famous Orchestra

When: Friday, August 7 @ 8 p.m., Sunday, August 9 @ 4 p.m.

Where: Mike ‘n Molly’s

Rob tackles this one in today’s cover story, so you should be up to speed there.

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