Tonight: The Bellrays at Bender's

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Stepping into a third decade together, The Bellrays (playing tonight at Bender's Tavern with The Manxx and Dirty Lookers) have weathered stylistic storms and kitschy trends with tried-and-true blues and a penchant for dirty, Detroit-style rock and roll. The L.A. band has put out over a dozen records on a handful of Independent labels, carrying itself as a musical entity built from the rich history of soul and held together by a tightly wound garage sound and instrumentation and Lisa Kekaula's stunning voice.

Last year's Black Lighting was The Bellrays most recent recorded effort, and as always, the band has devoted much of its time to supporting the release through endless and spectacular live shows. This show is 21, and up and tickets are $10. Doors open at 8 p.m., and bands start at 9 p.m.

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