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Orlando Concert Picks This Week: Biz Markie, Night Birds, Disgender and more



Night Birds
Brooklyn punk quartet excels in a snotty, oft surfy, nervous-breakdown strain of punk that is pure anger in motion. They play Will's on a powerful bill with Iron Reagan and Wrong.
7 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Will's Pub, $12-$15

Biz Markie
Rapper/beatboxer/actor Markie has been keeping it surreal since his signature hit "Just a Friend" in 1989, and marching to his own singular beat. He's still got it.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at House of Blues, free

Niko Is
Local MC is back in town in between tours and throwing a party/live jam session in conjunction with Mood the Party. Anything goes musically.
9 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Abbey, $5-$10

New local genderqueer punk group is a breath of fresh air to the d-beat template in terms of personnel and lyrics, and the sound is blown-out and outraged.
9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Uncle Lou's, $3

William Singe
The phenomenon of the YouTube singer breaking big is this postmodern mix of DIY promotion and big-time branding. Singe made his name on covers of popular songs posted on his channel going viral – what will it be like to see him without the remove of a smartphone or screen?
7 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at the Plaza Live, $25-$125

Local jazz-funk hybrid will get a chance to really stretch out their sound inside the eclecticism-rules walls of Indies.
10 p.m. Monday, March 27, at Lil Indies, free

Aggrotech (think industrial + techno) stalwarts and Metropolis Records mainstays Combichrist have been going since 2003 and still hold sway over a legion of fans ... Goth club live.
9 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Haven, $20-$25


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