Intriguingly messy and raw North Carolina band Good Grief play the Falcon, along with Jacksonville's Sleepless and superlative locals Sugarplum. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at the Falcon, $7
Local experimental hip-hop artist plays an eclectic showcase with Sugarplum and Reels. 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Stonewall, $5
Dreamlike synth-pop beauty from breakout Nashville musician Dream Chambers; along for the ride is the equally formidable Eve Maret. First tour for both!
9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Stardust Video, $6
All-star, all-heavy benefit for the Russell Home children's charity headlined by St. Pete's mighty Horsewhip, along with Thunderclap, Burn to Learn and Flying Limbs. 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Will's Pub, $8-$10
New and ghostly and torchy Arizona band – numbering much-missed local Arkie Calkins in their ranks – plays Will's with Alien Witch and Chapters.
8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Will's Pub, $5
It's that time of year again! The International Noise Conference is in Miami this weekend, and the onslaught of spin-off shows before and after is kicked off by this packed showcase.
8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Uncle Lou's and Grumpy's, donations suggested
Metal lifer Max Cavalera reconvenes his celebrated heaviness engine Soulfly, with well-chosen support from Kataklysm and Incite.
6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Soundbar, $22-$25