Warpaint at Revelry Room
Regardless of your political leanings, it's safe to say that all of us could use a little distraction. Los Angeles-based Warpaint is bringing their indie rock/dream pop sound to Revelry Room at 9 Friday night. The band's sound has been described as having touches of The Cocteau Twins, Joni Mitchell, and Siouxsie and the Banshees. NME magazine said, "They play expansive, lushly harmonic psych rock songs with enough time changes to satisfy even the most beardy prog rock bong-tokers." Warpaint will be joined by Goldensuns and VS Color. Click here for tickets.
When: Friday, Nov. 11, 9 p.m.
Where: 41 Station St.
How much: $22
Eric Baker and Ryan Oyer at The Camp House
Singer-songwriter Eric Baker will perform at The Camp House Friday night. After an extended hiatus to work on his marriage, Baker has released his latest album, "Dear Amanda." From Knoxville, Baker has performed with national acts, including rock musician James Blunt and alternative country musician Brandi Carlile. In addition, local songwriter Ryan Oyer will open the show. Admission is $15 in advance or at the door.
When: Friday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
Where: 149 E. M.L. King Blvd.
How much: $15
Anime Blast Chattanooga
Anime Blast Chattanooga is taking over the Chattanooga Choo-Choo complex this weekend. Anime, a style of animated Japanese film and television, has been popular in America for decades. The convention, created "for fans, by fans," has been exploding in the Chattanooga fandom scene since 2011, attracting fans from the city and nearby states. It is expected to draw more than 2,000 people this year. There will be panels from voice actors, cosplay contests, a fashion show, a dance party, a tabletop gaming room and fan-hosted panels on a variety of geek topics. Click here for a full schedule. And here for tickets.
When: All weekend
Where: 1400 Market St.
How much: $45 for all weekend or $20–$30 per day
Military Appreciation Day/veterans supply drive
As the UTC Mocs football team hosts Military Appreciation Day Saturday, the community is asked to donate supplies to help recently housed veterans. Saturday's game features the seventh-ranked Mocs against Wofford at 2 p.m. All military, veterans and their immediate families will receive free entry into the game. Veterans Supply & Action Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Tennessee Pavilion. Click here for more information. Saturday's game is the final regular season home game for the Mocs.
When: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2 p.m.
Where: 1826 Reggie White Blvd.
How much: $15–$25
The Introverts open for Bob Dylan (sort of)
A local tribute band will perform ahead of Bob Dylan's sold-out concert at the Tivoli Theatre Sunday. The Introverts are a collective of McCallie staff and self-proclaimed Dylanites—a term used to describe rabid, completist fans of Dylan's music. For weeks, the band has been practicing a two-hour set of Dylan's music, which will be played in Neural Alley, adjacent to the Tivoli Theatre. Admission to The Introverts show is free.
When: Sunday, Nov. 13, 5–7 p.m.
Where: 721 Broad St.
How much: Free
Updated @ 2:29 p.m. on 11/11/16 to correct a typographical error.