If you are looking for some live music on hump day this week, here are three shows to get your week over the hump.
Brooklyn noise pop duo Sleigh Bells will headline Wooly's tomorrow night. After their second album climbed all the way to #12 on the Billboard 200, the duo of Alexis Krauss and Derek E. Miller released their third studio album, entitled Bitter Rivals, last October. You can check out the title track in the nearby embedded video. Opening the show at 9 p.m. will be Florida electronic act Sumsun. Tickets for the 21-plus event are $22.
Vaudeville Mews will host the Chicago rock duo Curtin on Wednesday night. The band's One for the Doghearted is due out this summer and will include a special appearance by Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco. Opening the 8 p.m. show will be Ames indie pop artist Jordan Mayland, Des Moines pop act Doctor Dentist, Des Moines indie folk quintet Canyons, and Des Moines indie pop band In Rooms. The 21-and-up event will have a $5 cover.
Finally, Des Moines blues guitarist Matt Woods will open for Tennessee Americana/outlaw country singer and songwriter Matt Woods at the Gas Lamp in Des Moines on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. Des Moines' Woods won the Iowa Blues Challenge and represented Iowa at the 2013 International Blues Challenge. The Tennessee-born Matt Woods has a new album entitled With Love from Brushy Mountain due out in May. If you are 21 or older, you can catch them both for just $5.