Reggae legends the Wailers – best known for counting Bob Marley (yup) amongst their ranks – present a master-class in roots reggae. Not to be missed.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, at the Social, $25
Punky (of course) side project of Less Than Jake's bass player Roger Lima is sure to take Sanford by storm.
8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Stranded Sailor Pub, Sanford, $15
Detroit soul hero Lavette has been making thrilling music since the 1960s and will revisit songs from a career that stretches from Atlantic to Anti Records in an intimate piano/voice configuration.
8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Plaza Live, $29.50- $39.50
Elegant astral projector Suno Deko materializes in Will's Pub for a night of melancholy, transcendent orchestral pop in the heavy company of Lush Agave and Absolute Fantasy.
9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Will's Pub, $10
Free daytime show, in the LIBRARY no less, from this hard-touring, Vermont-based folk duo.
2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Orlando Public Library, free
Free show downtown (you read that right) with a lineup of newer local guitar-slingers, featuring Everything Etc., the Dunies and Rocko English.
8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at 64 North, free
Night one of a two-night stand from Max Bemis' emo punk heroes. The band will take on not one, but three entire albums from start to finish in the course of these shows.
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Beacham, $22-$28