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Friday at Circus: CD101 For the Kids benefit with Flotation Walls, This Is My Suitcase, others

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Flotation Walls (photo by Jen Duane)

MP3: Flotation Walls – Willis The Fireman

MP3: This is My Suitcase – Fish and Dishes

On Friday night, Circus will be hosting the fourth annual Mission:Kids benefit, and they’ve enlisted some great Columbus bands to help raise money for CD101′s children’s charity CD101 for the Kids. This means that in addition to a night of high-quality local music (see lineup below), you’ll also get that warm, fuzzy feeling knowing that your five dollars (21+, or $7 for 18+) is helping out kids in need. And in this season of giving, isn’t killing two birds with one stone what it’s all about?

The schedule, according to CD101:
Doors @ 9:00pm
9:30pm   Stucco Jones
10:15pm Besieus
11:00pm Couch Forts
11:45pm This Is My Suitcase
12:30am Flotation Walls

Friday in Columbus: The Seedy Seeds at The Treehouse

seedyseeds(Photo by Caroline Tompkins)

MP3: The Seedy Seeds – The Push
MP3: The Young Republic – Napoleon Roses

Cincinnati trio The Seedy Seeds might be the sonic equivalent of Columbus dessert staple Jeni’s ice cream.  Ice cream containing both chocolate and cayenne pepper shouldn’t really work, and neither should music containing both synths and banjo. But you’d be surprised on both counts. By mixing banjo, accordion and acoustic guitar with synths, beats from a toy keyboard and boy-girl harmonies, The Seedy Seeds create a kind of unique, heartfelt indie pop that’s both folksy and danceable at the same time.

Check out their 2008 release Count The Days, and go see them at The Treehouse on Friday, 11/27.  Nashville’s The Young Republic and Columbus’ Paper Airplane open.  Show at 10pm, $5, 21+.

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