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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.

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.

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: Morning Teleportation

Their improvisational expertise has taken them to Bonnaroo and back. Morning Teleportation plays Saturn this Saturday, bringing psychedelic jams, indie rock, and even some jazz to the space-age stage.

Coming Up: Swanky Tiger

New York’s Swanky Tiger carries on the best parts of ‘80s sleaze and hard rock while forging ahead with the vitality of a modern band. They’ve got guts, a new EP called Mechanical Nightmares, and a date at The Nick on July 26.

Coming Up: Sweettalker at The Nick

Nashville’s Sweettalker brings riffy rock n’ roll to The Nick this Saturday. Since forming in 2015,the band has already released a few attention-grabbing singles, including their first success, “Jenny.”

Tonight: Radiator King at The Nick

Brooklyn folk/punk rocker Radiator King plays The Nick tonight. We speak with singer Adam Silvestri about the writing, the psychedelic vibes of the latest album, and his native Boston.

Waterwells

The band’s smooth folk-rock indie sound is partnered well with meaningful lyrics that translate to real emotions, hopes, and desires.

Coming Up: Eric Slick at Saturn

Eric Slick, drummer with Philly’s Dr. Dog since 2010, will be rocking out with The Districts at Saturn on March 20, right after his gigs at SXSW. Here he shares the inspiration, meditation, and Jungian dream exploration behind his new album.