Hoag's Heroes

Music/Fundraiser

The Bay area original-music scene has evinced an admirable enthusiasm for fundraisers. Local bands play to keep clubs open, to raise money for myriad social and medical causes, even to buy sound equipment for the bars they frequent. And when one of their own encounters tragedy and its ensuing expense, there are always tons of acts working to put something together. This time around it's Hoagstock for motorcycle enthusiast/Threads and Too Many Subplots bassist Michael Hoag, who got nailed by some light-running assclown a few months back while he was tooling around Dunedin on a new bike. Hoag is making an incredible recovery from his multiple injuries, but the bills are piling up, so the Vodkanauts, Ed Woltil, Hangtown, Second Place Failure and the Dave Korman Band join both his bands for a roots- and pop-heavy evening of quality local tuneage and fundraising. Plus, we hear the mighty Barely Pink is regrouping for another run through Side Two of Abbey Road. Represent. Fri., Feb. 17, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, $8, 813-971-0666.

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