8 p.m. Friday, September 21, Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $22-$25/$37 VIP. 704-358-9298.
The Dickinson brothers are back with its dark, funky, alluring take on modern Missisippi country blues. Missing Cats is the stripped down acoustic duo of Widespread Panic’s JoJo Hermann and songwriter Sherman Ewing.
10:30 p.m. Friday, September 21, Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. $8-$10. www.ticketfly.com
The coed Mississippi septet breathes fresh youthful spirit in the Americana genre with its striking, blatantly Southern harmonies, country-gospel rock, and the kind of Arcade Fire-like energy that comes from seven likeminded musicians sharing the stage.
8 p.m. Saturday, September 22, Amos’, 1423 S. Tryon St. $20-$23. www.etix.com
Boys Like Girls/All-American Rejects
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25, Amos’, 1423 S. Tryon St. $23.50-$26. www.etix.com
8 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, Haunted Mill, 6325 Wilkinson Blvd, Belmont. $8 for show, $13 for unlimited mini-golf and haunted house.
Having expanded to a trio, this jangly Roanoke dream-pop outfit graduates to a fuller sound on its new album “Correct Behavior,” which paints it as the perfect band to score the longing sequences in John Hughes’ teen dramadies. With Yardwork, Bleeding Rainbow and Blossoms.
8 p.m. Wednesday, September 26, Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $56. www.livenation.com
The once uneven performer, who was arrested in Texas for possession of marijuana and hashish Wednesday, has matured into a critically acclaimed live force with a sound that grows even more unique and unpredictable on her latest album “The Idler Wheel...” With Blake Mills.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 27, Stage Door Theater, 5th and College Streets, $15. 704-372-1000.
The eclectic pop-folk cellist/singer-songwriter - last in Charlotte performing the live score to NC Dance Theatre’s “Dangerous Liasons” - celebrates the release of his new solo album, “Half Made Man,” which comes out Tuesday.
8 p.m. Thursday, September 27, Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $33. www.livenation.com
In anticipation of its third album, the experimental electronic Canadian duo and darling of the UK music press (who bends strange sonic arrangements with Alice Glass’ juxtaposition of angelic vocals and shout-singing) makes a rare Charlotte stop kicking off its tour here with Health.
8 p.m. Thursday, September 27, Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $21-$24. www.visulite.com
The Montreal group glides on funky bass synth, dreamy soundscapes, and danceable rhythms with quirky indie-pop that at times imagines what a Kate Bush/Pet Shop Boys mashup would sound like. It is paired with the dark moody, futuristically gender bending sound of Diamond Rings.