These locals took a hiatus last year, but came back with an aggressive new sound and new singer earlier this month, putting the hardcore back in post-hardcore.
6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, at the Space Station, $5
Morris Day and the Time
Check your hair in a full-length mirror before this intimate performance by the Minneapolis R&B powerhouse who played Prince's main rival in Purple Rain.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at the Velvet Bar, Hard Rock Hotel, $29-$50
This New Orleans funk band takes their name from their triple trombone attack, not from any other sort of "bone," if you were wondering.
7 p.m. Friday, April 1, at Backbooth, $15
The rappa ternt sanga stops in to Universal's Mardi Gras to preview songs from his upcoming album, Stoicville: The Phoenix. Might be time to reinstall that "I Am T-Pain" app on your phone.
8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 2, at Universal Studios, price of admission
This post-punk trio from Athens, Georgia, take the goth-rock template and pick it apart to let some light shine into its moody corners.
9 p.m. Sunday, April 3, at Spacebar, $5
Check out this young Britpop-informed NYC band for free at Park Ave CDs before they open for Melanie Martinez at House of Blues.
2 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Park Ave CDs, free
Mikey Maramag's solo project rode the chill wave to popularity at the beginning of the decade, but continues to push the genre into new and interesting places, combining indie-rock experimentation with dancefloor sensibilities.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, at Will's Pub, $10-$12