Friday, January 18
Yonder Mountain String Band
. 8 p.m., Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets cost $22.50 plus fees. Visit cultureroom.net.
Colorado act Yonder Mountain String Band knows how to work a banjo, and even a mandolin. These guys are bringing their progressive bluegrass, or nu-grass, popular amongst a certain group of music nerds, Southerners, and hippies, to Culture Room.
Nag Champayons presents Psychedelic Jazz Practice
. 9 p.m. Mystic Water Kava Bar, 2037 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Facebook invite's here.
The distinguished honor of having of the best band names ever goes to Nag Champayons. These guys are hosting a psych jazz night at the Mystic Water Kava Bar where you can suck down a beverage that gets ya high, legally, and listen to music that basically does the same. The quartet promises to bring, "tropidelic afrogalactic grooves," and expect improvisation and live painting by Anya Nadal.