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Tonight In Rock: Usher, Portugal. The Man, Miranda Lee Richards, AIDS Wolf

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Wintersleep will be playing tonight at the Troubadour | Photo by Scott Munn via Wintersleep's Myspace

Our Pick: Portugal. The Man, Earl Greyhound, Wintersleep @ Troubadour

Tonight Atlanta-based R&B-pop sensation Usher will be charming the pants off ladies at Club Nokia in Downtown. LA-based singer-songwriter Miranda Lee Richards is gracing the tiny stage at Tangier. Texan indie rockers Tenlons Fort will be playing Mr. T's Bowl alongside two local singer-songwriters, Angela Correa (of Correatown) and Rachael Cantu. And Montreal-based noise rock band AIDS Wolf is plowing through the Smell. But we recommend stopping by the Troubadour to catch Halifax's own Wintersleep. The Canadian indie rock maestros will be opening for Portugal. The Man, who find themselves in the unfortunate position of sharing a hometown with a despicable woman—Wasilla, Alaska it is!

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Wintersleep - "Weighty Ghost"

Usher @ Club Nokia (Sold-Out)
Portugal. The Man, Earl Greyhound, Wintersleep @ Troubadour
Angela Correa, Daniel Ahearn, Rachel Cantu, Tenlons Fort @ Mr. T's Bowl
Miranda Lee Richards, Venus Illuminato, Meaghan Smith @ Tangier
Night Horse, Trigger Renegade, The High Saints @ The Echo
AIDS Wolf, Arrington De Dionvso, Foot Village, Bipolar Bear @ The Smell
Karin Tatoyan, Kissing Cousins, Seasons, The Californian @ The Scene (Free!)
He's My Brother She's My Sister, Crooked Cowboy & The Freshwater Indians, Samantha Shelton @ 3 of Clubs
Theater Fire, Little Teeth, Grizzly Owls @ Echo Curio
OhGr (of Skinny Puppy), American Memory Project @ El Rey Theatre
Dub Club: Sugar Minott @ Echoplex
Josh Kelley, Carina Round, TJ Stafford, Lex Land, Sydney Wayser @ The Hotel Café
Archways, Ballerina Black, Transfer, The Silent Comedy @ The Silver Lake Lounge
Stab City & Ghostwriter @ Redwood Bar
LOW END THEORY @ The Airliner
Elisa @ The Roxy
Devon Allman's Honrytribe, Dirty Sweet @ House of Blues Sunset
NOFX @ Grove of Anaheim