Plan Your Escape.
A new study out of Australia seems to indicate that people who regularly attend concerts lead happier lives than those that don’t.
Meanwhile, an old quote often misattributed to Ben Franklin, tells us that beer is proof that god loves us and wants us to be happy.
So whether you find your happiness through the consumption of beer or from going to take in some live music, you’ve got no excuse to be miserable tonight.
The Shondes at Dan’s Silverleaf
Members of Brooklyn-based The Shondes met while protesting the 2004 Republican National Convention. They’ve since written five albums of politically-bent, oft-feminist pop-punk anthems. The Single Issues open.
Pour Man’s Beer Dinner at The Common Table
Four courses paired with four craft brews, and all for under $30. I’ll drink to that.
Outward Bound Mixtape Sessions at RBC (Free)
You never know what you’ll get at this weekly mixed bag of out there performers. Appearing at this one, for instance, is Robot Maria, a Dallas post-rock quartet named after a character from a 1927 German film.
Hopped Up Cinema: Escape New York at Alamo Drafthouse (Richardson)
Here, John Carpenter’s dystopian 1981 action flick is paired with a flight of beers from Brooklyn Brewers. See what they did there?