Music Tonight: Graham Parker, U.S. Royalty and More

Solid shows in Oakley, OTR and Northside tonight

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British rocker Graham Parker comes to Oakley's 20th Century Theater tonight for a "duo" show with keyboardist Bob Andrews, an original member of Parker's ’70s backing band, The Rumour. (Click here to read Gregory Gaston's show preview for CityBeat.) Opening the concert at 8 p.m. is Brigitte DeMeyer, an up-and-coming independent Country/Roots singer/songwriter. Tickets for tonight's show are $25 at the door. Here is DeMeyer performing "One Wish," and a classic from Parker.

• Indie Rock meets R&B/Soul and Pop tonight at MOTR Pub in Over-the-Rhine as Wisconsin's excellent Surgeons in Heat comes to town for a free show with always solid local Indie Pop troupe Darlene. Showtime is 10 p.m. Here are the Surgeons rocking out the track "Wanna Get Up." Click here to listen to the band's self-titled LP.

• DC-based Indie rockers U.S. Royalty come back to Cincinnati tonight, this time for a free show at Mayday in Northside. The show starts around 10 p.m. Visit the band's website for a free download of its track "Sleepy Eyes" and check out the video promo for the band's new album below.

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