6 p.m. Friday, June 7, The Saloon, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $10.
The Friday Live! concert series turns back the clock a bit farther with the UK band whose “Melt With You” helped define the `80s. Most of the original lineup reformed in 2009 and has a new album promised for 2013.
8 p.m. Monday, June 10, Milestone, 3400 Tuckaseegee Rd. $12-$16. www.ticketfly.com
The noisy Copenhagen outfit bashes about with dark late `70s/early `80s ferocity as if someone pressed fast forward on a drug-fueled brawl between Jesus & Mary Chain and Joy Division, yet the songs are still anchored in melody. With fellow punk Danes Lower.
8 p.m. Monday, June 10, Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $15. www.visulite.com
The 20-year-old UK dance-pop songwriter’s notoriety is growing stateside thanks to her collaborations with Icona Pop (she wrote and appears on the smash “I Love It”) and Marina and the Diamonds. This may be a case of: “I saw her in a little club when…”
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, Tremont, 400 W. Tremont Ave. $13-$15. www.ticketfly.com
The NC metallic hard rock band continues to outdo itself on its June release “Our Own Masters.” With a frontman that rivals the most charismatic in metal, twin guitars that echo Maiden, and songs that nod to Thin Lizzy, AC/DC, and their `70s and `80s brethren, it’s a wonder they aren’t the biggest band in hard rock.
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. $27.50-$37.50. www.blumenthalarts.org
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, Amos’, 1423 S. Tryon St. $20-$23. www.ticketfly.com
The Canadian duo’s dreamy and atmospheric indie electro-pop - the result of Corin Roddick’s experimental ear-tricking production and vocalist Megan James’ sweet, Brit-pop style vocals -is a favorite of indie taste makers like Pitchfork and Sirius/XMU. It hops over to Charlotte before making its Bonnaroo debut.
8 p.m. Thursday, June 13, Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $25-$28. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com
The Baltimore duo, which makes its Charlotte debut, became one of the hottest acts in indie-rock with 2012’s “Bloom” and its ethereal marriage of swirling, restrained guitar work, hypnotic synthesizers, and Kate Bush-like vocals.