Show Previews: Dessa, Anvil, the Spinning Whips, Vivian Girls, Best Coast, Sound Off & Rauelsson

There are so many great shows this weekend – there’s even an excellent one on Valentine’s Day.

February 12th, Friday:

Minneapolis’ hip hop darling Dessa comes to Nectar. She just released her second CD, A Badly Broken Code.

Dessa “Dixon’s Girl” Music Video

Dessa | MySpace Music Videos

Anvil is scheduled to appear at Studio Seven. Their press release describes them as “the Rocky Balboa of Metal”.

February 13th, Saturday

Shim and the Spinning Whips play the Sunset Tavern in Ballard.


Vivian Girls
headline and Best Coast open at the High Dive.

EMP/SFM Sound Off begins with round one of the competition.

February 14th, Sunday

The gorgeous sound of Rauelsson comes to the Sunset Tavern.