A look at the week ahead
How was everyone's weekend? I made the rounds Friday, sampling some drinks for a piece about cocktails with weird herbs in them. More on that later. Then I hit up the Beach House/Celebration show at the Metro Gallery (review here) and closed out the night at the Idle Hour (201 E. Fort Ave.). Busy night ...
Classic Hipster Animal Karaoke, which involves hipsters but not animals, has moved from Joe Squared to The Ottobar and Fletcher's. The Ottobar is hosting it on Friday, and the drink specials ain't bad: No cover charge and $2 drinks until 10 p.m. After that, the cover is only $3 for people 21+ and $5 for the 18-20 crowd.
Saturday, Phish comes to Merriweather Post Pavilion. This was the fastest sellout in the history of Merriweather, officials say. All the tickets went in a mere two minutes. Wow. I wonder if the band is going to note that in their set.