Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
Yes, the Juno reunion is exciting, but Ted Leo & the Pharmacists are a big part of this bill's appeal
. Though adoration for the D.C.-based Leo has been spreading widely over the last few years, it wasn't until I caught him at the Touch and Go anniversary show in Chicago this year that I really understood how close this kid is to becoming a modern-day incarnation of Alex Chilton
. With Juno, Junior Boys, and Cold War Kids. (Neumo's, 925 E Pike St, ticketswest.com, 7 pm, $20, all ages, balcony only.