No, it's not contagious; it's a new band.
Buckle Rash, named for wear patterns seen on guitars, brings its infectious rock, country and electro-grass sound toat Alex's Plaza Restaurant and Bar, 34 N. Main St., Ashland.
Formerly known as reggae group Synrgy, rhythm guitarist Aaron Reed, lead guitarist Clay Baker, bassist T.J. Eilers and drummer Oscar Matallana have switched gears to perform a broader mix of styles.
The music starts at 9:30 p.m. The cover costs $5.