Friday's night list (Oct. 7)

10/07/2011 12:00 AM

10/07/2011 8:06 AM

SquareOne, a new band assembled by Bill Landrum that consists of several alumni of popular band Lotus will perform tonight at the Boulevard, 900 George Washington Blvd. The nine- piece band — complete with horn section — mixes soul, funk R&B, rock and blues. Admission is $10 cash at the door. A cash bar will be available. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show is at 8 p.m. For more information, call 316-258-2789.

Tom Page Trio tonight at the 'Choke

Local band Tom Page Trio will celebrate the release of its latest CD, the second in its "Dust Bowl Demos" series, with a concert and party tonight at The Artichoke, 811 N. Broadway. The party starts at 8 p.m., and the band — which consists of drum, bass and guitar — will perform a stripped-down acoustic set of its original songs. Admission is $5. For more information, call 316-263-9164.

It's First Friday

The First Friday folks have put together another night of live music in and around the Old Town area tonight. Among this month's performers are Rachelle Coba and Rod Cardwell playing the blues at 7 p.m. at Oeno, and PonyBoy & Strange Interventions jamming at Kirby's at 10 p.m. For a complete lineup, visit

Piano and pop

Piano-pop artist Shelly Fraley will perform tonight at Rock Island Live, 101 N. Rock Island, along with her opening act, former American Idol hopeful Rob Bolin. The show is at 8 p.m., and admission is $7. For more information, call 316-303-9800.

Gillian Welch at The Orpheum

Bluegrass singer Gillian Welch will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Orpheum, 200 N. Broadway, where she and her partner, guitarist Dave Rawlings, will showcase songs from their latest album, "The Harrow & The Harvest." Tickets are $28.50 at, at the Orpheum box office or by calling 316-755-7328.

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