The Doobie Brothers
"Sweet Jesus, that's smooth," exclaimed fans in the late '70s, yacht rockers in the early '00s, and, we suspect, concertgoers after this Orlando tour stop.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Dr. Phillips Center, $49.50-$99.50
Young and clued-in Puerto Rican MC has collaborated with the likes of DJ Premier and Pete Rock, merging past, present and future deftly.
7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at Backbooth, $12
Classic Albums Live: Prince Purple Rain
We generally view touring cover acts like this as a cynical cash grab. That said ... it would feel really good right now to hear the epochal Purple Rain live all the way through.
7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Hard Rock Live, $16-$31
Nashville-based dark synth duo inject a cold, insistent techno groove into their overcast electronic waves. The prime directive is to dance.
10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, Spacebar, $5
The former Mr. Jennifer Lopez will always occupy a soft spot in our hearts for his portrayal of Fania all-star Hector Lavoe in El Cantante. The croon is strong in him.
7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, at Amway Center, $66-$556
Local bop-jam ensemble holds court in a low-lit Lil' Indies. If you want to feel like you're in a noir film, tonight is your night.
10 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at Lil' Indies, free
This two-night stand marks the last Florida shows EVER for Jacksonville rockers Yellowcard as their "Final World Tour" moves on to its emotional conclusion.
7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at House of Blues, $27