10 p.m. Friday
Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave., 899-4206; www.tipitinas.com
Sun Hotel keyboardist Ross Farbe has slowly unveiled his nature-sounding, abstract folk/pop side project Native America via a spate of prime opening gigs throughout the summer. He leads off this Park the Van showcase — part of Tip's ongoing Free Friday Series — for new labelmates Giant Cloud and Brass Bed (pictured). Free admission.