Punk-rock stalwarts The Adolescents come to Loosey’s

The Los Angeles punk quartet Youth Brigade joins The Adolescents for a performance on Wednesday at Loosey’s. (Courtesy of Youth Brigade)

Published: Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 1:10 p.m.

A treat is in store for all you punk rockers out there: Punk-rock stalwarts The Adolescents are heading our way. Sure, they’ve been on-and-off for more than 30 years, but the music has grown from whiny hardcore skate-punk to more mature hardcore skate-punk. They’re like a fine wine, better with time, and on Wednesday, the legendary quintet turns 33.

You can catch them on Wednesday at Loosey’s along with old-school, L.A. punkers Youth Brigade, Australian hardcore-punks The Vices and locals Army of Ponch, starting at 9 p.m.

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Gainesville reggae band Morning Fatty performs along with Vero Beach’s Kayavibe and Dali, on Friday at High Dive, starting at 9 p.m.

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A second day of reggae comes courtesy of High Dive, where the bands Captain Lovely, Swamp Cats and Reggae Rockus perform on Saturday, starting at 9 p.m.

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The Backstage Lounge hosts Tampa’s premier hard-rock quartet Dirty Black Halo, on Saturday at 9 p.m.

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Also Saturday, 1982 hosts a screamo show with An Autumn Affair, Neversail, Wayland and Within Arms Reach, starting at 8 p.m.

Contact Scott Kauffmann at kauffmann1987@gmail.com.

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