One of the great underheralded singer-songwriters, Jim Lauderdale, will perform Tuesday at the Tin Angel. That very night, Pat Metheny, who is still as dynamic and inventive as ever, will play the Keswick Theater.
Cartoonish rock still reigns. The animated Insane Clown Posse, still hidden behind makeup, will return to deliver its raucous rap-rock Wednesday at the Electric Factory.
Blues guitar monster Buddy Guy hits the Keswick Friday.