The Pimps of Joytime’s Janxta Funk!
fuses funk and R&B with beats from the band’s native-Brooklyn DJ scene. Bandleader Brian J spent time in New Orleans, and the album features guests Art and Cyril Neville. The band opens for Fishbone Friday at Tipitina’s and headlines Saturday at the Maple Leaf. Tickets $15. 10 p.m. Saturday. Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St., 866-9359; www.mapleleafbar.com