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Friday To-Do: Veronicas / Taylor Momsen




9 p.m., Revolution. $15.

In the grand tradition of Tegan and Sara, Nina Sky, Kelley and Kim Deal, Robin and Maurice Gibb, Benji and Joel Madden, the Watson Twins and Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (of Nelson, natch), Lisa and Jessica Origliasso are — hold your breath — twins making music together. They've been at it for a while. First, as a five-year-old novelty act in Brisbane, Australia, performing at parties and events as simply the Origliasso Twins. Then, as teeny poppers under the slightly more catchy Lisa & Jessica name. Then, as the less-twin-referencing Teal, under which they developed into somewhat sought-after songwriters. At the ripe old age of 20, the girls moved to LA, changed their name to the Veronicas and scored a deal with Sire Records. Since then, they've put out two albums, a punky teen-pop debut and their latest, the dance-floor primed “Hook Me Up.” The latter's been big for the duo. Certified platinum twice, it's spawned singles like “Untouched,” which you've probably heard, and landed the girls in all kinds of magazines and on MTV and on an upcoming episode of “90210.” But even more appealing for a certain set: Opener Pretty Reckless is very Runaways-meets-Teen People. “Gossip Girl” moppet Taylor Momsen (OMG, Jenny Humphreys) sings lead and plays guitar. She's only 15. For context, old-timers, this would be like Shannon Doherty's band coming to town 20 years ago. There are going to be so many screaming girls. The Love Willows also open. And, not surprisingly, the show is open to all ages.

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