Young U.K. singer deals in a harrowing yet catchy aesthetic zone she calls "dark pop" (which is just fine with us), and her upcoming debut album is being hailed as a release to look out for by the likes of TIME and Billboard.
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the Social, $17.50-$20
Colombian triple threat singer-songwriter-producer has perfected a romantic pop/reggaeton hybrid and is now on his Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy (!) tour.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at House of Blues, $57.50
Cerebral Oakland rapper takes distinctly left turns with his rhymes, posing as Edgar Allen Poe and a beyond-obsessed Pokémon Go devotee, and passes through town with Arizona's Mega Ran.
7 p.m. Friday, March 10, at Backbooth, $10
Femme Fatale Pt. 2
A break from the usual in house music night lineups, this all-female DJ night brings together Orlando's Lucid and FoxForce005 with Tampa's Diana Castillo.
9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Vinyl Arts Bar, $5-$10
Young, sun-dazed Australian guitar/drums duo creates a potent surf-garage hybrid, which is well and good, but the keening vocals of Zach Stephenson really seal the deal.
8 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at Will's Pub, $12
Parker's electronic solo project Harsh Radish has been evolving in leaps and bounds over the past handful of months, but he's stepping out under his own name for the In-Between Series. Expect a more experimental bent.
7 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Gallery at Avalon Island, donations encouraged
Masked Oakland gorecore outfit keep it gross and grimy as fuck, as if convinced that early Carcass were just a lil' too show-offish.
9 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Uncle Lou's, $8