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The Coke Dares

9 p.m. Sunday, May 11. Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street



The three members of the Coke Dares have logged time in fellow Bloomington, Indiana, rock outfits Magnolia Electric Co. and the Impossible Shapes. But its latest album, Feelin' Up, is a different kind of project: The trio rips through 33 songs in 23 minutes, paying homage to everything from the goofball punk of the Descendents to the high-octane soul-infused rock of the Stooges — while managing to work in some rockabilly and surf-punk spaz-outs for good measure. In other words, Up feels like a super-concentrated snapshot of the band's high-energy, comedic live show.

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