Battle of the Jug Bands

Price: $5

When: Ended 02/10/13

Where: Cabooze

The annual "Battle of the Jug Bands" won't be quite the same without charter participant Al Haug, longtime talent booker at the New Riverside Cafe and mainstay of the Fat Chance Jug Band, who passed away Feb. 3, after a long battle with cancer. But we can raise a beer in his honor at either the Nomad World Pub on Saturday or The Cabooze on Sunday, where there will be the usual cornucopia of fun bands -- some adept, others inept, all high-spirited. You better come early if you want to see last year's champions. Good Samaritans won the Pancake League, and will kick off the Nomad show promptly at 3 p.m. Roe Family Singers were Waffle League champs, and they start the Cabooze festivities at 1 p.m., followed by the always-excellent Boo Bradley, a terrific veteran duo from Madison, Wis., at 1:20 p.m. Best new entrant, judging by name alone? Metallica and the Copyright Infringers. Tom Surowicz


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