Published on August 20th, 2013 | by Joe Lawler
Egypt. North Dakota psychedelic stoner rock band Egypt headlines an evening of rock at the Point, 8410 Hickman Road, Clive, starting at 9 p.m. The band got its start in 2003, went on hiatus in 2005 and has been back full-force since 2012. Superchief, Nest of Snakes and Violet Fade open. $5. Go to facebook.com/pointdsm.
Said the Whale. Canadian indie rockers Said the Whale play Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St., at 9:30 p.m. Said the Whale won a Juno Award (Canada’s highest music award) in 2011 for new group of the year. The band’s fourth album, “hawaii,” is due out next month. Royal Teeth opens. $10 in advance through ticketfly.com, $12 day of show.
Buckcherry. Lazerfest veterans Buckcherry return to play Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St., at 6 p.m. The group is known for its hits “Crazy Bitch,” “Sorry” and “Lit Up.” Buckcherry’s sixth album, “Confessions,” came out earlier this year. Fatal Addiction and Shatter open. $25 through ticketfly.com.
Matisyahu. Reggae star Matisyahu returns to perform a 7 p.m. show at Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St. Matisyahu broke through with the hit “King Without a Crown,” blending reggae, hip-hop and his own Hasidic Jewish roots. In recent years he has stepped away from Hasidic tradition, shaving his beard and removing his yarmulke, but keeping the music flowing. Levi Robin opens. $25 through ticketfly.com.