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Picks This Week: Matt Woods, Patti LaBelle, Waka Flocka Flame and more

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Waka Flocka Flame
We all know Waka likes herb, but did you know he recently described himself as "the first hood vegan rapper" to Fader? Hint, hint, Vegan Hot Dog Cart.
8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Social, $20-$25

Vinyl Theatre
This Fueled by Ramen-signed band combines hooky synths with earnest indie songwriting to create a danceable hybrid that's made big waves on Soundcloud.
6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Social, $15

It Came From the Machines
If you've been looking for a reason to check out the new Vinyl Arts Bar, this performance from Mon Monsanto and Bryan J., combining DJing with live drum machine programming, could be a winner.
9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, at Vinyl Arts Bar, free

Patti LaBelle
With a voice sweeter than a sweet potato pie, the real Lady Marmalade shows us just what a septuagenarian can do with a five-octave range.
8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, $45-$110

Matt Woods
The Knoxville, Tennessee, country howler returns to town to headline the latest edition of Southern Fried Sunday with Amigo the Devil and Richard Sherfey & All God's Children.
5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at Will's Pub, $10

Daley
Blur's Damon Albarn launched this Mancunian singer's career after seeing him play his futuristic, minimalist R&B in a subway station.
8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22, at the Social, $20-$25

Ballyhoo!
Don't wait for the summer to start wearing your board shorts and flip-flops and listening to easygoing reggae-rock. We do live in Florida, after all.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, at West End Trading Company, $10-$12

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