When hip-hop started, closed-minded music fans wouldn’t dare call it poetry. Now, true well-written verse powers the best in the genre. That includes Grieves and Budo, a Seattle-based hip-hop duo featuring the rapping of Grieves and the production of Budo.
Protomen will perform at The Alley at 7 p.m. Saturday. This show is all ages. Protomen is a Tennessee band with nine members who base most of their lyrics on the video game Mega Man.
Bobaflex will headline at 8 p.m. Tuesday with guest performances by Sil Shoda, Takin’ Namse and Downtime. This show costs $10 and is 21 and older.
The Alley is located at 906 Victorian Ave. in Sparks. Tickets are available at The Alley box office. For more information, visit www.thealleysparks.com.