Thursday, March 8
A prolific and innovative rapper from Chicago, Chief Keef took his generation of hip-hop by storm, with a meteoric rise, that was followed by what has now become a large, respected discography.
Saturday, March 10
A progressive jazz trio that incorporates electronic and drone sounds, Us, Today looks to push boundaries, operating in the interesting gray area between classic and experimental.
Wednesday, March 15
Alt-country veterans that specialize in evocative storytelling and twangy, golden hooks, Turnpike Troubadours combine outlaw country, straight-forward rock and observant, bar-fly folk.
Saturday, March 17
Sinking into floating, ethereal dream-pop, Mitski pairs stark, thoughtful lyrics with instrumentation that pivots and changes and twists in a bunch of directions, making it something that kind of transcends genres and is impactful.
Headliners Music Hall
Monday, March 26
Using chaotic raw power and mind-bending ideas, Lightning Bolt has the heart of Motörhead, but the mind for strange and nuanced post-punk.
Rose Ette, Plastic Melodies
The Cure Lounge
Monday, March 26
Rose Ette specializes in the sort of light and airy indie guitar pop that seems pulled straight from a pre-“This Is The End” Michael Cera movie.
Wednesday, March 28
The king of riff-heavy, theatrical, horror rock.
Black Angels / The Black Lips
Thursday, March 29
The much-hailed modern psych-rock savants, The Black Angels, and the jangly gutter-punks, The Black Lips, join up for a co-headlining bill.
Olivia Jean, GRLwood
Friday, March 30
Olivia Jean (from the Black Belles) brings her genre-jumping, pop-infused singer-songwriter project to Kaiju, where the visceral and excellent duo GRLwood will open.
Anemic Royalty, Ego Trippers
Saturday, March 31
With straight-forward, fuzzy rock ’n’ roll, Anemic Royalty plays a driving style of the genre that doesn’t steer very off track from the classic roots.