Orlando Noise Night
A noise show as seen through the rainbow prism of Illuminated Paths and Hypercube Labs – including IP-affiliated acts Ray Brazen, Broken Machine Films, Byson and Heliophonic.
9 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Uncle Lou's, free
Each of the members of this piano-drums-bass NYC jazz trio brings an extensive CV of solo recordings and collabs, but it's together that they shift onto a whole new plane.
8 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, $20
Tower of Power
Oakland funk army are almost half a century old and still remain a tight combination of funk and rock. Expect the hits ... and more hits.
7 p.m. Friday, April 21, at Plaza Live, $39.50-$69.50
Absolutely goddamn bonkers deathrock/hardcore hybrid out of Atlanta that manages incredible physicality without an underlying stench of macho violence.
8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Sandwich Bar, $3-$5
Grammy-nominated English R&B belter has the most memorable (and only?) song about the travails of the love life of a new parent in the relentlessly catchy "Don't Wake the Baby."
6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 23, at the House of Blues $29-$66
You're already depressed at the start at the work week, so indulge your most dramatic and/or self-loathing impulses on the dance floor at this throwback goth night.
10 p.m. Monday, April 24, at Independent Bar, free
Child blues guitar prodigy grows up, and stays on his musical path like a lifer. It's what a real bluesman does.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Plaza Live, $32.50-$49.50