Punk on the Patio
Western Sons take their turn anchoring this edition of this gritty monthly concert series, also featuring Raising Cadence and Scholars & Scoundrels.
8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Patio, $5
Buoyant indie-rock battalion attempts to fuse the traditional sounds of their New Orleans home with brainy pop excellence.
9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at Will's Pub, $8-$10
This supergroup featuring members of Exhumed, Possessed and Malevolent Creation keeps it new by taking death metal back to its repulsive, primitive roots.
7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at the Haven Lounge, $12-$15
Blizzard of Ozzy
Tribute band promises to traipse through the whole prince of fucking darkness' musical catalog, from Sabbath to solo.
8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at House of Blues, $8.75
You probably know New Orleans MC YG from his undeniable single "Moolah," but he's touring, recording and hustling hard to earn his place in the hip-hop firmament.
10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Gilt Nightclub, $20-$40
The Ours vocalist hits the road solo (though he will be accompanied by members of Ours) to recast solo and group songs in an acoustic setting.
7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Social, $15
Melancholy bad-vibes duo hits Orlando as part of their Summertime in Hell tour; their gentle but defeated music puts a new spin on the phrase "cruel summer."
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Will's Pub, $12-$14