Canadian pop music wunderkind presents a larger-than-life persona both through her music and the four-color world of comics. Prepare for a capital-S show.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Beacham, $21
Show up early to the AJJ (Andrew Jackson Jihad) show at the Abbey to catch this venerable New York freak-punk duo get deeply and shambolically weird. 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Abbey, $18-$20
One of the most ferocious and fashionable of the early-'90s R&B vocal groups, this trio plays a ridiculously intimate engagement as part of the Hard Rock Hotel's Velvet Sessions.
8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at Hard Rock Hotel, $50
The Exploding Boy
An exclusive and very limited engagement from Stockholm's post-punk stars the Exploding Boy, with Astari Nite opening. Cold snap.
8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Will's Pub, $10 at door
The itinerant and eldritch crooner has proclaimed that this will be his last show ever. Come pay your respects and get your heart broken.
7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the Timucua White House, donations encouraged
Promising Tampa twee-pop project – with Galaxie 500 vibes – brightens an otherwise drab Monday night with assists from Mr. Hymn, .Org and Lexi Long.
8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at Will's Pub, $7
Led to the Grave
Uncle Lou's may very well collapse like a Western film facade under the combined weight of riffage from these Boston thrashers, rampaging through with Black Mass and Moat Cobra.
9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Uncle Lou's, $6