This week in music, from Alvanos’ folk wit to eclecticism of K.C. Harris, Danny Pepper

The week in music, from open mic contest to $65 for VIP Jarren Benton experience

The week in music, from Morningbird rock to folk pop singer-songwriter Anne Heaton

The week in music, pop-punk The Dwarves to unique jazz-funk rhythms of Ghost-Note

The week in music, from San Francisco rap to the return of grungy ’90s band Helium

Jamaican Queens, June 20 at The Sinclair

Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld, June 18 at The Center for Arts at the Armory

Jacco Gardner, June 14 at The Middle East Upstairs

Jenn Grant, June 11 at Lizard Lounge

Ryan Hemsworth, June 11 at The Middle East