Portugal. The Man The big news with Portland’s Portugal the Man (I’m willfully refusing that punctuation) is its collaboration with producer Danger Mouse for its eighth full-length release, Evil Friends. A transformative figure, the producer has incorporated the bands’ talents seamlessly into his own punched-up, rhythm-driven, radio-ready world, bringing its sometimes-sprawling sound into focus while somehow not hampering the songwriting of leader John Gourley, notable on standouts like “Plastic Soldiers” and first single “Purple Yellow Red and Blue.” Of course, Portugal the Man stands alone on tour as Danger Mouse moves on to his next project. But the band has rarely disappointed in a live setting; it’s difficult to imagine them doing so with this material. With Avi Buffalo. Showbox at the Market. 8 p.m. $25. MARK BAUMGARTEN
Rogue Wave play Neumos tonight.
Rogue Wave are nothing if not consistent: over the past decade or so, the group has reliably manufactured the sort of chiming, emotionally resonant indie rock that was so popular in the mid-aughts. Unsurprisingly, June’s solid Nightingale Floors plays comfortably to the group’s strengths. With Papa, Wardell. Neumos. 8 p.m. $16. AG