Saturday, October 11
Boston proto-punk band The Real Kids, led by early Modern Lover John Felice, are back in action and playing (where else?) Geno’s (625 Congress St., Portland) with The Nervous Eaters and The Flipsides opening at 9 p.m. Tix: $8 (21+). 221-2382. Meanwhile, down the street at Port City Music Hall (504 Congress St.), another pioneering punk, Mike Watt, brings his new trio, the Italian-flavored Il Sogno del Marinaio, to the stage for a show opened by local power trio Whale Oil at 8 p.m. Tix: $15-$18 ($25 preferred seating; 18+). 800-745-3000. portcitymusichall.com.