This week’s hot concerts
7 p.m. Friday, March 16, Tremont, 400 W. Tremont Ave. $10.704-343-9494.
Former owner Penny Craver returns with `80s girl group theBlind Dates (its first show since she sold the venue) with Charlotte acts Antiseen,the Aqualads, Babyshaker, Husky, theChalkies and 2013 Wolves. Hope Nicholls will DJ.
7 p.m. Friday, March 16, Amos?, 1423 S. Tryon St. $18-$21. www.etix.com
The Oklahoma radio rockers behind2006?s inescapable ?Lips of an Angel? take a break from recording the follow-upto 2010?s ?All American Nightmare? for a short run of shows.
Big Head Todd &the Monsters
Although its summer concert withfellow `90?s hit makers Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler and Cracker wasannounced earlier this week, true Todd fans will want to catch the Coloradoband?s more intimate full set this week.
11 p.m. Friday, March 16, Coyote Joe?s 4621 Wilkinson Blvd.,$15-$18. www.etix.com
The co-ed country quartet behind?Little White Church,? ?Boondocks,? and ?Bring It On Home? takes a breatherfrom work on its upcoming fifth album to deliver the pristine, four-partharmonies that help give the act its longevity.
7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th
St. $20. 704-358-9298.
Old Crow Medicine Show?s Ketch Secor and Critter Fuquaperform two intimate acoustic duo sets that focus on the more traditional sideof their roots rocking day job.
7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Tremont, 400 W. Tremont Ave.$12-$15. www.etix.com
The Korean -American YouTube sensation whose clips haveclocked over 100 million hits steps out of the Laptop screen to perform hisacoustic pop love songs live with Charlotte-based pop singer-songwriter RussellHoward opening.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave.704-358-9200.
Actress Kristen Bell recently raved about the acclaimed cultsinger-songwriter?s L.A. show on Twitter, which, along with his new EP ?FallsLike Rain,? serves as a reminder of how powerful his understated take onblue-eyed soul and acoustic guitar can be.
8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, Evening Muse, 3227 N. DavidsonSt. $10-$12. 704-376-3737.
With Cajun and blues roots proudly glowing on the tunes on herlatest album ?Next to Nowhere,? this Southern singer pumps out fiery trackswhile vocally neighboring singers as disparate as Bonnie Raitt, Kathy Matteaand `70s staples Anne Murray or Helen Reddy without really copying any of them.
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