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Howell Dawdy—the rapper, the enigma, the dude—has released a video for another tune of his called “We Don’t Eat,” a funky synth number that, yes, is about not having to eat. Example lyric: “We don’t need a hot dog stand on the corner of any street/We don’t need a B&B so point us to the single B” The video features dancing in a kitchen, crushing plates with a baseball bat, and the most ambivalent posse you have ever seen. Catch the video for “We Don’t Eat” here.

Interesting Collaboration

The Flaming Lips have become obsessed with The Beatles so much so that they are releasing a Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band covers album with some friends. Those friends include Miley Cyrus, Dr. Dog, Grace Potter, Tegan & Sara, and MGMT. Why this is relevant to you, to me, to Louisville is because My Morning Jacket is also involved. MMJ is joining the album to cover the song “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” along with The Flaming Lips, J Mascis, and Fever The Ghost. The album will arrive on October 28.

Read more information about the Louisville Music Awards here.

Shows Announced This Week

Little Dragon: Mercury Ballroom, October 16, 8 p.m., $25.75

Clayton Anderson: Mercury Ballroom, November 21, 9 p.m., $11

Frankie Ballard: Mercury Ballroom, October 24, 8 p.m., $24.50

Jake Miller: Mercury Ballroom, September 7, 7:30 p.m., $21.50

Surfer Blood: Zanzabar, October 16, 9 p.m., $12

Shows This Weekend

Friday

Zanzabar: Nancy Whang w/ OK Deejays—11 p.m., $10, 21+

The New Vintage: The Captain Midnight Band, The Secret Kind—9 p.m., $5, 21+

Headliners: A Lion Named Roar, Dave Moisan, In Lightning, Jenna Dean—7 p.m., $21.50, 21+

Saturday

Zanzabar: Misty Mountain String Band w/ Grace and Tony—9 p.m., $5, 21+

The New Vintage: Mutantfest w/ The Wooly Bullies, Thunder/Dreamerm, The Hemingers, Bailiff, The City Grimm, MegaJoos, Gangly Youth, The Suez, Sweatermeat, Bad Star, The Spurts—3 p.m., $12, 21+

Headliners: Still Rock n Roll A Tribute to Billy Joel and Bat Out of Hell A Tribute to Meat Loaf—9 p.m., 10+, 18+

Mercury Ballroom: Mercury Rising feat. Vice Tricks, Your News Vehicle, and The Hotwires—9 p.m., $8

KFC Yum! Center: Miley Cyrus w/ Lily Allen--7:30 p.m., $22.50-$93.50

Sunday

The New Vintage: The Shaes, Flying Colours, Ryan M. Brewer, All The Indians, Bookshelf—9 p.m., $8, 18+

Photo courtesy of Howell Dawdy Facebook page.

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This just named graduate of Bellarmine University is really into Louisville's music scene and thinks you should too so he writes about it.

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