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Wave Array, Silian Rail, and Alex Karweit at Blake's.

Throughout its first fifty years, Blake's on Telegraph passed through a series of stages — restaurant and bar, jazz club, renowned blues tour stop — before arriving at today's iteration as a local music proving ground. The club offers a stage to a wide swath of bands with few other places to play, and a cheap venue for fans of all ages to discover their next obsession: It's the perfect arrangement for Friday night's lineup, featuring little-known psych-rock band Wave Array, ascendant instrumental duo Silian Rail, and indie singer-songwriter Alex Karweit. Local music lovers live for this. 9 p.m., $10-$12,


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