Also: Dragon Wagon, Larkin Poe, The Maine


Suckers

Here are some more cool concerts we couldn't fit into this week's issue of Alive.

Suckers
Opener: Turn to Crime
When: 7 p.m. Friday, May 4
Where: The Basement, 391 Neil Ave., Arena District
Why: If you love good old-fashioned songwriting couched in 80s art-pop sounds, this band will get your body moving; also, their new album is called "Candy Salad," which sounds delicious. (more info)


The Features
Opener: Bonneville
When: 7 p.m. Monday, May 7
Where: The Basement, 391 Neil Ave., Arena District
Why: If you missed these highly infectious National associates at CD101 Day Side B -- or if you loved them at that show -- this is your chance to catch them in close confines. (more info)


Larkin Poe
Also performing: Billy Two Shoes, Blue Moon Soup, The New Old Cavalry, Molly Winters (solo) and Cowboy Hillbilly Hippy Folk
When: 8 p.m. Friday, May 4
Where: Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave., Grandview
Why: These ladies' pleasant romp through folk-pop will be a lovely way to kick off Woodlands Spring Jamboree. (more info)


Dawn Landes
Openers: Angela Perley & the Howlin' Moons, The Salty Caramels, Josh Eagle and the Harvest City
When: 9 p.m. Saturday, May 5
Where: Rumba Cafe, 2507 Summit St., Campus
Why: This lass can whisper, howl and honeysuckle swoon. (more info)

The Maine
Openers: Lydia, The Arkells
When: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3
Where: Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St., Campus
Why: Because you dig the late 90s alt-pop stylings of Fuel and The Verve Pipe, but with a modern twist.


Dragon Wagon
When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 9
Where: Woodlands Tavern, 1200 W. 3rd Ave., Grandview
Why: It's time to roll in the hay, happy hour style. (more info)

Dragon Wagon Promo 2012 (Live) from Dragon Wagon Band on Vimeo.