Best Seattle Shows of the Week [May 13]

While we may have lost the great weather that’s unexpectedly been hanging around well it’s usual summer (read: post-July 4th) appearance, Seattleites can once again look forward to another week of live music acting as that audio version of sunshine. Here’s a look at the best shows of the week ahead. Be sure to check out our calendar for a longer look at our future recommended concerts.

5/13 (Monday) The Black Angels, Hanni El-Khatib, Wall of Death @ Neptune Theatre

Celebrated neo-psych rock from Austin

5/14 (Tuesday) Of Monsters and Men @ Paramount

Triumphant, instantly likeable (and as a result, often overplayed) indie rock from Iceland

5/15 (Wednesday) – Jim James (Starbucks’ Little Big Show benefiting the Vera Project) @ Neptune Theatre

The My Morning Jacket’s frontman brings his soulful vocals and experimental folk to town for a great cause

5/15 (Wednesday) MGMT, Kuroma @ Showbox SoDo

Electro-infused pop from an always evolving and often divisive Brooklyn duo

5/16 (Thursday) Cold War Kids, Superhumanoids @ Neptune Theatre

Spirited, soulful indie-rock from one of the most celebrated bands of the mid-2000s

5/17 (Friday) Pokey Lafarge @ Tractor

First-rate blues-infused post WWII-era rock from St. Louis

5/18 (Saturday) Youth Lagoon, Brother Ali, Ivan & Alyosha, The Ramblin’ Years, Super Mash Bros @ Seattle University’s Quadstock

Dreamy and complex modernist pop from Boise

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