Early James and the Latest

With the voice of an old soul and guitar chops somewhere between Andalusia and the Mississippi Delta, the artist’s talents are surprising at first, and haunting for long after.

30 Year Anniversary Tour: The Posies at Saturn

The Posies were creating contemplative, layered alt rock just a few miles north of the home of grunge in its heyday. Thirty years later, the lineup that gave us “Dream All Day” is on tour to celebrate the re-release of three formative albums. They play at Saturn on June 8.

Calendar: June 4-10

Birmingham is home to some fantastic musicians. Here’s what they’re up to this week.