Grant CornettEfterklangBuke & GassSilian RailBottom of the Hill9 p.m., $12Buke & Gass aren't kids' puppets, a slapstick comedy duo, or alternate slang terms for bodily functions. The words "buke" and "gass" refer to instruments -- a baritone ukulele and a guitar-bass hybrid, respectively ... More >>
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