Blonde Redhead, Washed Out, Mike Doughty among latest Bunkhouse bookings

Washed Out plays the new Bunkhouse on September 28.
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With (re)opening night less than a month away, the Bunkhouse has unveiled more of its fall music schedule, highlighted by some interesting touring acts and many of Las Vegas’ best-known local names.

Among the new additions to the lineup: dream-pop trio Blonde Redhead (last seen in Las Vegas at Vegoose 2007) on November 14, electronic act Washed Out (which packed Beauty Bar to capacity last August) on September 28 and ex-Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty on October 19 with Las Vegas-based singer-songwriter Richard Grewar.

Electronic project Big Data lands at the Downtown venue September 19 with Wizdumb and Moxcie, and LA psych-rockers The Entrance Band play September 3. Other touring headliners include Cheers Elephant (September 13), Concrete Blonde’s Johnette Napolitano (October 8) and Saintseneca (October 18).

Among the local bands set to try out the remodeled Bunkhouse’s new indoor stage: Dusty Sunshine (August 27, opening for Leopold and His Fiction with Silver State); Loud Pipes and Crazy Chief (August 29); The Clydesdale (August 30, opening for Not in the Face); Jack Evan Johnson (September 5); The Dirty Hooks (September 6); The Big Friendly Corporation and Dusty Sunshine (September 12); Ekoh (September 24, opening for Fat Tony); Most Thieves and A Crowd of Small Adventures (September 26) and Candy Warpop (October 30).

As first tipped here , Built to Spill kicks it all off on August 25, with support from Slam Dunk, Warm Hair and locals Rusty Maples. Other previously reported first-wave Bunkhouse bookings include The Breeders (September 15), Gardens & Villa (September 20), Allen Stone with Bad Rabbits and Bonavox (September 27), Bob Mould with Mercy Music (September 30), Tinariwen (October 29) and RJD2 (November 21).

The Bunkhouse has also announced that Self singer/songwriter Matt Mahaffey will hold down an October residency, performing every Thursday at 8 p.m.

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