This Week in Great Music: 5/7 – 5/13

Hey! It’s Andrew Bird week again. No big deal.  Plenty of other things going on, too, for your listening pleasure.

Monday, May 7
Robbie Fulks, Greg Cahill; Hideout. 7 pm, $10 suggested donation
The Spring Standards, Volcanoes Make Islands, Shelby Pollard; Schubas. 8 pm, $10

Tuesday, May 8
Tim Barry, Jenny Owen Youngs; Beat Kitchen. 7 pm, $12
The Sea and Cake, Golden Retriever; Empty Bottle. 9:30 pm, $18

Wednesday, May 9
Childish Gambino; the Riviera. 7:30 pm, sold out
The David Mayfield Parade, Lindsay Fuller, Go Long Mule; Schubas. 9 pm, $8-10

Thursday, May 10
Justin Townes Earle, Tristen; Park West. 7:30 pm, $20
Dastardly, The Shams Band, The Dirty Feathers; Subterranean. 8:30 pm, $10

Friday, May 11
Dan Bern; Schubas. 7:30 pm, $22-25
St. Vincent, Shearwater; the Vic. 7:30 pm, sold out
The Ditty Bops; Old Town School of Folk Music (West, 4544 N Lincoln). 8 pm, $18-22
Jon Drake & the Shakes, Frontier Ruckus, Rachele Eve; Double Door. 9 pm, $7-10
Brighton MA, Champions, Suns, Ballrom Boxer; Beat Kitchen. 9 pm, $10
Maps & Atlases, So Many Dynamos, Sister Crayon; Metro. 9 pm, $16
Machine Gun Mojo, Derek Nelson & the Musicians, Saint Anyway; Hideout. 10 pm, $8

Saturday, May 12
Wells-Next-the-Sea, Model N, Flashing Blue Lights; Beat Kitchen. 6:30 pm, $8
Patty Larkin, Lucy Kaplansky; Old Town School of Folk Music (West, 4544 N Lincoln). 7 pm, $21-25
Andrew Bird, Mucca Pazza; Auditorium Theatre. 8 pm, $29.50-49.50
The Future Laureates, Cobalt & the Hired Guns, Tree; Subterranean. 8:30 pm, $10-12
Mutts, Jet W. Lee, Good Grief; The Burlington. 9 pm, $5 suggested donation
The Right Now, Deorbert & the Half Truths, DJRC; Lincoln Hall. 9 pm, $10-12
Father John Misty, Har Mar Superstar; Schubas. 10 pm, sold out

Sunday, May 13
Sarah Jarosz, Rego; Schubas. 8 pm, $20