The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que eschews blues for grooves this weekend with performances by Dark Hollow and Two-Hour Delay.
Syracuse's top Grateful Dead tribute band, Dark Hollow, plugs in at 10 p.m. Saturday, June 4, for three sets of tunes like "Terrapin Station" and "Mexicali Blues." Dark Hollow includes guitarists Matt Sandford and Mike Vincitore, bassist Jacob Alaniz and drummer Jeff Roney.
Two-Hour Delay, a roots rock quintet that spotlights the songwriting talents of its acoustic guirtarist Tim Burns, performs at the Dino from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday June 5. The band's new self-titled CD showcases tunes such as "Back to the Flatlands" and "Tell Your Ride." Besides Burns, 2HD includes guitarist Bob Guas, bassist Tim Mattern and drummer Brian Welch.
The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que is at 246 W. Willow St., at the corner of South Franklin, downtown. Admission is free; dinosaurbarbque.com; 476-4937.