Seven Nights of Shows


Fink A former DJ and producer whose clients included John Legend and Amy Winehouse, Fin Greenall currently devotes his attention to this solo songwriting project. With Joshua Morrison. Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9951, 8 p.m. $12.

Norman Baker and the Backroads This local alt-country four-piece headlines a tribute to legendary singer/songwriter John Prine, whose self-titled debut album turned 41 this year. With Kate Lynne Logan, Drew and Donnian. Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave. N.W., 784-4880, 7:30 p.m. $7.

Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan's seminal alternative rock band's latest project is its most ambitious yet: Teargarden by Kaleidyscope, an ongoing 44-track concept "album within an album." The band released Oceania, a full-length comprising tracks 11 to 23 of Kaleidyscope, in June. Comcast Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett, 425-322-2600, 7:30 p.m. $39.50–$49.50. All ages.


Adventure Club One of this EDM production duo's specialties is dubstep-flavored remixes of emo and hardcore music, as evidenced by their mixes of songs by Brand New, Chevelle, and Alexisonfire. With Big Gigantic, GRIZ. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., 652-0444, 8 p.m. $17.50 adv./ $20 DOS. All ages.

Battleme Matt Drenik's folk-rock solo act got its first break in 2009, when his song "Burn This Town" appeared in an episode of FX's motorcycle-gang drama Sons of Anarchy. With Keaton Collective, Timothy Robert Graham. Sunset Tavern. 8:30 p.m. $8.

Pac Div This old-school-influenced Southern California hip-hop trio has collaborated with bro-rap favorites like Mac Miller and Asher Roth. With Mikey Rocks, Eighty4 Fly, AyeLogics, DJ Swervewon. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9442, 7 p.m. $15. All ages.


Apparat Organ Quartet There's a lot more to Icelandic music than Björk and Sigur Rós, and this "Reykjavik Calling" showcase displays the country's musical diversity, from the headliners, an analog- only electronic group that is actually a five-piece, to 20-year-old pop songwriter Ásgeir Trausti. Local musicians and authors will join the bands onstage. With Sudden Weather Change. Neumos. 8 p.m. Free.

Dinosaur Jr. Few bands have been able to create hard-edged, distorted rock with an upbeat feel better over the years than Dinosaur Jr., and their latest album, I Bet on Sky, delivers once again on this promise. With Shearwater. The Neptune, 1303 N.E. 45th St., 877-784-4849, 9 p.m. $24. All ages.

Com Truise One would struggle to describe New Jersey producer Seth Haley's sound as well and succinctly as the title of 2011's Galactic Melt; the record is equal parts smeared, bass-heavy '80s synth sounds and off-kilter psychedelia. With PoolSide, Bonde Do Role. Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., 324-8005, 9 p.m. $13.

Falling in Reverse This Las Vegas metal-core band saw its debut album, 2011's The Drug in Me Is You, peak at a surprising #19 on the Billboard charts. With I See Stars, Letlive, Matt Toka. Showbox SoDo. 6:30 p.m. $17.50 adv./ $20 DOS. All ages.

Whiting Tennis Besides his melancholy solo folk songs, Tennis is also an accomplished visual artist whose work is in the collections of the Seattle, Tacoma, and Portland art museums. This show, a showcase for local label Fin Records, will also feature its most recent signee, psychedelic band Low Hums. With Gavin Guss. Conor Byrne, 5140 Ballard Ave. N.W., 784-3640, 9 p.m. $7.


Antique Scream This local guitar-and-drums duo plays punchy, blues-tinged punk. With Pouch, Scorpion Child. JewelBox/Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave., 441-5823, 10 p.m. $5.

Blvd Park The latest from this Seattle-by-way-of-Sacramento bluegrass sextet is this year's The Sound, its sophomore album. With Buster Blue, Strange Jerome. Conor Byrne. 9 p.m. $8.

Bob Dylan and His Band Dylan is touring behind September's Tempest, his 35th studio album. With Mark Knopfler. KeyArena, 305 Harrison St., 684-7200, 7:30 p.m. $47–$86.50. All ages.

JEFF The Brotherhood This shaggy Nashville rock duo, brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall, made their major-label (Warner Bros.) debut this year with the Dan Auerbach–produced Hypnotic Nights, a hard-partying album that shows strong evidence of the band's Weezer love. With Diarrhea Planet. The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave., 441-4618, 8 p.m. $12. All ages.

Vibesquad This Denver EDM DJ (real name Aaron Holstein) opened for American bass-music mainstay Bassnectar on his 2012 spring tour. With Opiuo, Supervision, Pressha. Chop Suey. 9 p.m. $15.


Luciana Souza Duo Brazilian jazz singer Souza, a four-time Grammy nominee, headlines this Earshot Jazz Festival show. With the Dave Peck Trio. Triple Door, 216 Union St., 838-4333, 5:30 p.m. $22. All ages.

The Springboards This local four-piece plays sloppy blues rock, buoyed by frontman Seth Swift's howling vocals. With The Fame Riot, Teeter Totter. Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St., 632-2020, 8 p.m. $5.

Woods This Brooklyn group released Bend Beyond last month, its seventh album in as many years, which expands on the band's sturdy foundation of psych-tinged folk pop. With Night Beats. Barboza. 8 p.m. $10.


Beth Orton Sugaring Season, the delicate, folksy fifth album from this decorated British songwriter, was recorded in Portland and features collaborations with M. Ward and Tom Rowlands of the Chemical Brothers, plus three bonus tracks: beautifully rendered covers of Neil Young, Carole King, and Jonathan Richman songs. Showbox at the Market, 1426 First Ave., 628-3151, 8 p.m. $25.50 adv./$27 DOS.

Faust This show is one of just six U.S. dates, all on the West Coast, that these German krautrock legends will play this year. With Midday Veil, Dull Knife, DJ Mamma Casserole. Comet Tavern. 9 p.m. $15.

The Isotopes This Rochester, N.Y., band is arguably known more for its ostentatious live show (go-go dancers, a light show, matching scientist uniforms) than for its Ventures-esque instrumental surf rock. With the Piniellas. Funhouse, 206 Fifth Ave. N., 374-8400, 9 p.m. $6 adv./ $8 DOS.

Jessica Lynne Though the two share a hair color, Jessica Lynne's brand of country is nothing like Neko Case's. Rather, Lynne trades in the sort of twang Nashville's more commercial kingmakers might endorse, which makes her something of a rarity up north. With Radney Foster. Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave. N.W., 789-3599, 8 p.m. $15.


Kate Borkowski Songwriter/pianist Borkowski is touring behind the unreleased Beautiful Little Fools, mastered by Greg Calbi, who remastered Paul Simon's Graceland in 2011. With Danny Godinez, PK & What Army? JewelBox/Rendezvous. 9 p.m. $8.

The Fabulous Party Boys This group of UW School of Music veterans lives up to its name (or at least the last two words) with its eminently danceable, funk-based grooves. With The Mark Sexton Band, the Fat Kids. Nectar Lounge. 8 p.m. $5.

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