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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.

The Loft Show: Charity at Trim Tab

The Loft Show presents a special charity event at Trim Tab Brewing to support mental health research. On Saturday, May 12, Trim Tab Brewing will host live music, comedy, and graphic arts. The event starts at 4 p.m.

Tonight: SUSTO at Saturn

Charleston’s SUSTO began as Justin Osborne’s solo project as he was returning to the States from a stay in Havana, Cuba, but soon morphed into something much larger than himself.

Tonight: The Sword at Zydeco

Riding in from Austin, Texas, The Sword will play at Zydeco tonight a 9 p.m. Their set is an inescapable fusillade of rock in its heaviest forms, with pounding riffs and progressive interludes that are both unexpected and viscerally satisfying.

Coming Up: Jukebox the Ghost

This piano pop rock trio combines hints of Billy Joel, overt declarations of Queen, and a generous dose of modern pop that dances its way into your head and makes itself at home. Lively, catchy, and clever, these D.C. performers play at Saturn this Saturday.

Will Stewart: County Seat

Will Stewart’s contemplative solo effort brings him back to Alabama after several years away. The bittersweet music of County Seat explores feelings of loss, isolation, and the effects of time on the places we call home.

Coming Up: The High Divers

The High Divers have been through quite a lot, from an awful car crash on tour to a marriage in the band. Now they’re back on the road with a new record and their hopes are high again. See them at Zydeco this Thursday.

Coming Up: The Rotten Mangos

Between their Revolver-esque vocals and their faithfully trippy guitar/drum combo, The Rotten Mangos take listeners back to the Summer of Love, if the summer of 1967 occurred in present-day Austin, Texas. On Tuesday, January 23, the psychedelic group will play at The Nick in Birmingham.

Tonight: David Ramirez at Saturn

David Ramirez has spent a lot of his time touring the country with little more than a car and his guitar. We spoke with David Ramirez ahead of his Saturn performance tonight, and dove into the new album, Spotify streaming and playlists, and the art created during and after political elections.

Coming Up: Swarming Branch at The Firehouse

This Wednesday, Swarming Branch will play at The Firehouse along with Captain Kudzu and The Beagles. The quirky psych band evokes ’70s studio-pop while driving towards more contemporary sounds.