For lovers of creative, genre-crossing music, Wednesday will be a good night – local art rock quintet Jaggery, Oakland, Calif.-based Faun Fables and Providence, R.I.-based Arc Iris are playing Oberon.
“Romeo vs. Juliet,” City Dance Party, Cambridge Symphony’s Pops on the Lawn, Sunday Parkland Games and Jamie Tworkowski reads from “If You Feel Too Much.”
EurekaFest invention celebration and competition; free Lesley University author readings; Smash It Dead music festival; World Juggling Day; and the eighth annual Make Music Harvard Square / Fete de la Musique.
An experimental-pop band from Detroit does an intense mashup of Motown, MGMT and acid house for young dirty bastards who don’t mind dancing to depression.
Acclaimed solo instrumental artists perform Thursday for that intense crowd who like being immersed in jagged, minimalist compositions.
A night of psychedelic blues; the seventh Dance for World Community Festival; the fourth Somerville Squeezebox Slam; Sam Amidon and Maeve Gilchrist perform folk on the fringe; and a Bizarro Ball of burlesque and more.
Women who rock (and the people who rock with those women) are having a big month, with the three-day Girls in the Garage festival coming and a 53-band compilation called Keep Safe Boston 2015 available for download now.
A multi-instrumentalist from the Netherlands performs Sunday for lovers of ’60s baroque pop, soft psych, atmospheric soundtracks and other delightful weirdos.
A singer/songwriter from Canada brings her songs and ballads to town Wednesday to make lovers of jazzy folk and pop swoon.
A DJ from Nova Scotia is out for some fun in one of his favorite cities.