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Eight great shows coming your way

Sonic Spectrum Presents: A Tribute to Devo is Sunday night at the RecordBar. Flood Fest Wednesday Music scenes are a lot like high school. Just as the popular kids aren’t necessarily the most talented students, trendy musicians tend to receive a disproportionate amount of praise. Josh Nelson intends to level the playing field with an “equal-opportunity online music community” titled Flood FM. Wednesday’s Flood Fest is designed to raise awareness for the endeavor. Six venues — Riot Room, Harling’s, Mike Kelly’s Westsider, the News Room, Fitz’s Blarney Stone and the Sidecar at the Beaumont — will feature 30 locally based...