NYC indie rock trio. Opening act is Waters, a San Francisco postpunk rock band. Advance tickets: $16 ($18 at the door).
Chicago-based duo of guitarist, banjoist, and dulcimer player Susan Urban, a singer-songwriter who writes story songs and humorous slice-of-life vignettes, and guitarist Phil Cooper, who sings original arrangements of traditional and contemporary songs.
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman. With bassist Dave Sharp and percussionist Dan Piccolo.
Versatile horn-driven R&B, boogie-rock, blues, and jazz ensemble led by veteran Detroit trombonist Beddow.
Veteran Manchester country band led by singer-guitarist Thomas.
Superfine honky-tonk dance tunes from swing to vintage blues, country, rockabilly, and early rock ’n’ roll classics, with some memorable originals penned by guitar genius Bedard. With drummer Rich Dishman and bassist Randy Tessier. Bedard’s tasty new all-instrumental CD, Pickin’ Apart the Past, includes “Swing Minor 65,” Bedard’s surf-music adaptation of a Django Reinhardt tune. 6-9:30 p.m.
Jazz and pop-folk by local singer-songwriter-guitarist Katie Battistoni, who also plays French horn, veena (Indian lute), and keyboards.
Local postbop jazz quartet with saxophonist Dan Bennett, electric pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Schug, and drummer Nick Collins. 6:30-9 p.m.
DJs Tim Sendra and Fred Thomas play 60s-style pop music.