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Picks This Week: Melanie Martinez, 38 Special, Joe Jack Talcum and more

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Josh Groban
Just because it's not Mother's Day yet doesn't mean you shouldn't treat your mom to a live performance by this versatile singer. Trust us: She'll love it.
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, $99-$150

Michale Graves
The former replacement for Misfits frontman Danzig stays true to his horror-punk roots, though with a softer acoustic edge to his songs about zombies and murder.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at West End Trading Company, $15

Joe Jack Talcum
The Dead Milkman doesn't sacrifice his signature sense of humor on his solo material with tracks like "Another Disgusting Pop Punk Song" and "The Sun Shines Out of My Asshole."
9 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Will's Pub, $8-$10

38 Special
WMMO gets you rockin' into the night with the Jacksonville hitmakers who started out as the literal little brother band to Lynyrd Skynyrd.
4 p.m. Saturday, March 5, at Orlando City Hall, free

Melanie Martinez
You'll have to hit StubHub to snag tickets to see this darkly sweet pop contender who proves that The Voice may occasionally do good things for artists and audiences.
6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 6, at House of Blues, sold out

Aaron Lee Tasjan
There's a lot of buzz in alt-country circles around this punk-hearted young songwriter, who has played guitar for bands like Drivin' N' Cryin' and the New York Dolls.
9 p.m. Monday, March 7, at Will's Pub, $8-$10

Twin Limb
This trio of multi-instrumentalists from Louisville, Kentucky, put out beautifully swelling and crashing slowcore that redefines the accordion's place in modern rock.
8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, at the Social, $10

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