This Week in Great Music: 10/10 – 10/16

Let’s keep it simple. Do yourself a favor and go see Dessa on Tuesday. She is pretty much totally amazing.

Monday, October 10
Lisa Hannigan, John Smith; Double Door. 8 pm, $15
SIMS, Lazerbeak, Cecil Otter; Bottom Lounge. 9 pm, $10

Tuesday, October 11
Sara Bareilles, Ben Lee, Elizabeth and the Catapult; the Riviera. 7 pm, $26-29
Minus the Bear, The Velvet Teen; Metro. 7:30 pm, $23.50-26
Dessa, Hindi Zahra; Lincoln Hall. 8 pm, $12

Wednesday, October 12
Portishead, Thought Forms; the Aragon. 7:30 pm, sold out

Thursday, October 13
Las Guitarras de Espana, El Payo, Mehran; Martyrs. 8 pm, $20
Ben Rector, Graham Colton; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $12
Butch Walker and the Black Widows; Double Door. 9 pm, $20-22

Friday, October 14
Neon Indian, Com Truise, Purity Ring; Lincoln Hall. 10 pm, $15

Saturday, October 15
Portugal. The Man, Alberta Cross; Metro. 9 pm, $20

Sunday, October 16