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Old-school Punks


Once you get past Briggs frontman Joey LaRocca’s faux Brit sneer, the retro punk on their latest album, Back to Higher Ground, can be quite a charge. The Los Angeles quartet spits, spews, and pretty much stomps all over it in a three-chord squall. The Briggs name Bob Dylan as a huge influence, but sharp listeners will notice lots of Clash and Social Distortion too.
Sat., May 12, 6 p.m.

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