Tonight in live music; Iska Dhaaf, Eisley, Brother Cephus & more

Such nice musics for a school night.

Iska Dhaaf w/Someday River Last month, bi-coastal indie-pop duo Iska Dhaaf played a rowdy set to open the mainstage at Seattle’s massive Bumbershoot Festival. Tonight, their fall tour takes them to the hyper-intimate quarters of Seminole Heights record shop Microgroove where the deep bass and propulsive rhythm on songs like “Invisible Cities” from their new album The Wanting Creature just might shake some vinyl off the wall. Orlando dream-pop boogie makers Someday River open this early show (7 p.m.) where a $5 donation for the band’s gas tank is being collected. (Microgroove, Tampa) INFO 

Eisley w/Merriment/Brother Cephus Eisley look a little different these days, and that might not be a bad thing. After the departure of two founding members, guitarist and singer Sherri DuPree-Bemis went ahead and stepped front and center. The Texas five-piece have a new LP due next year, but for now you'll have to settle for a pretty pop tune, "Defeatist," below. (Crowbar, Ybor City) INFO 

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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