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.
Our top picks this week.
5/7 (Monday) – Father John Misty @ Neumos
A former Fox finds his swagger and star turn after ditching Seattle for L.A.
5/8 (Tuesday) – Black Keys @ Key Arena
Everyone’s favorite mainstream blues rock duo from Akron, OH
5/9 (Wednesday) – The Drums @ Neumos
Brooklyn-based retro-loving youthful rock
5/9 (Wednesday) – Roaming Herds Of Buffalo @ Barboza
Goofy, fun-loving pop rock from Seattle
5/10 (Thursday) – Beach Fossils @ Neumos
Another excellent reverby young band from Brooklyn
5/11 (Friday) – Allo Darlin @ Vera Project
London-based, fun-loving twee pop group playing the 10th anniversary fête of fun-loving “sparkly indie pop” blog Three Imaginary Girls
5/12 (Saturday) – The Moondoggies @ Tractor
The finest purveyors of Seattle-based Americana
5/13 (Sunday) – Great Lake Swimmers @ Tractor
Quite possibly the finest purveyors of “melodic folk rock” around today