Torque brings in a real drum & bass legend, Ipswich, U.K.'s Digital, a progenitor of the genre whose singles on the Metalheadz and Phantom Audio labels still get plenty of play.
10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Sandwich Bar, $10
The Nashville rockers may have a bit more twang in their tunes lately, but their live show is pure '70s rock & roll.
9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at Will's Pub, $8-$10
Fronted by 21-year-old Ellen Kempner, indie rockers Palehound's debut full-length, Dry Food, ended up on Best of 2015 lists from the likes of NPR and The Observer.
8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the Social, $12
Accompanying himself on guitar, the former Men at Work frontman demonstrates that neither his voice nor his songwriting talent have diminished over time.
7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Plaza Live, $29.50-$49.50
Yes, Ancient Sun plays practically every Sunday at Tanq's. But this Sunday, they're playing a tribute to Justin Timberlake and Bruno Mars, so put on your suit and tie, fellas.
10:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at Tanqueray's, free
This offshoot of Adam and the Plastic only started playing in December, but they already have songs recorded and up on Bandcamp with a classic bedroom indie rock sound.
8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at Olde 64, free
Cradle of Filth
The gothic extreme metal band provide you with a safe space where you can finally wear your "Jesus Is a Cunt" T-shirt without getting in trouble.
7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, at Venue 578, $22.50-$60