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The best Orlando concerts happening this week



Alison Wonderland

Australian EDM wunderkind honed her chops as a classically trained cellist and is now fêted by Diplo and touring the world.

7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at House of Blues, $20

Thad Anderson

Who knows what wonderment that restless experimental percussionist Anderson has in store for us? Only one way to find out.

8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at UCF Rehearsal Hall, free


The young Miami performance artist-rapper headlines a lineup of South Floridian and local rulebreakers in a local preview for this year's III Points Festival.

7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Henao Contemporary Center, $7

Arturo Sandoval

Triple threat Cuban composer, trumpeter and pianist (and Presidential Medal of Freedom winner) Sandoval headlines the Latin Jazz and Art Festival in Casselberry.

5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Lake Concord Park, free

Monika Ryan

Jazz diva lifer Ryan has toured the world and recorded both a Christmas album and a concept album about Charles Lindbergh. How's that for eclectic?

7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at the Timucua White House, donations encouraged


Thrashy, disorienting new outfit with members of Vivian K headlines Lou's along with fucked-up local grinders Deformed.

10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, at Uncle Lou's, $5

Butcher Babies

Highly theatrical metalcore ensemble that pays homage equally to Wendy O. Williams and Slipknot. They have both an album deal with Century Media and a comic book. Respect.

6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at Plaza Live, $24-$30


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