Hungry? Make some totally non-sexually-suggestive metaphorical sandwiches with Body Language tonight at Brooklyn Bowl. Or go folk yourself with some classical guitar melodies and ambient keyboards at the Issue Project Room on the Gowanus waterfront. Stroke your bagpipe urge with the caterwauling Celtic/South East Asian ensemble group that is Blarvuster. Or finish off your week with The Ravages at Hank’s Saloon. As always, free to $5.
Monday, Dec. 6 Amy Miles: Littlefield, 622 Degraw St. between Third and Fourth Aves., Gowanus, $5, 7:30 p.m.
Body Language, Machinedrum, Sammy Bananas: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave. between N. 11th and N. 12th Sts., Williamsburg,free, 8 p.m.
Sad and French, Patrick Salt Ryan, Spirit Houses, Sweet Tooth: Bruar Falls, 245 Grand St. between Roebling St. and Driggs Ave., Williamsburg, free, 8 p.m.
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