In the years since Omaha indie-rockers Cursive released their 2006 album Happy Hollow, they’ve toured in support of heavy-metallers Mastodon, released a remix EP, and otherwise mostly laid low. The group has reportedly finished recording their next album, making this tour somewhat of a victory lap. Given the exuberant angst frontman Tim Kasher pours into most concerts, this bodes well for a more sweaty and energetic show than usual tonight. Plus, maybe he’ll play some licks he learned from Mastodon. With Twin Thousands and McCarthy Trenching.
Sun., Jan. 18, 8 p.m., 2009