Thu. Sept. 12 | | Lake Charles native Lucinda Williams is on tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of her eponymous album. She'll be inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame at the Monday show at Tipitina's.
Warren Wolf and Wolfpack
Thu. Sept. 12 | The Little Gem Saloon kicks off its Gem Sessions jazz series with Baltimore-based vibraphonist and multi-instrumentalist Warren Wolf and Wolfpack, who released Wolfgang Aug. 20. Shows at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
DJ Soul Sister's birthday party
Fri. Sept. 13 | DJ Soul Sister's annual birthday bash is a tribute to James Brown featuring Nigel Hall's (Lettuce, Soulive) Big Payback Band with special guest Christian McBride. At 10 p.m. at Tipitina's.
Fri. Sept. 13 | | On his twin records for Ghostly International, Lucky Shiner and Half of Where You Live, the Essex, England producer known only as Gold Panda coaxes a new image out of the old medium of beat layering and sample weaving, his foot-tapped loom producing Magic Eye for the ears. Slow Magic and Unicorn Fukr open at 9 p.m. at the Hi-Ho Lounge.
Austra with DIANA
Sun. Sept. 15 | Olympia (Paper Bag), the second album from classically trained pianist turned Toronto synth siren Katie Stelmanis, forgoes the shattering instant gratification of bleak peak Feel It Break in favor of a prismatic, ice-capped wintery wonderland. Jagjaguwar debutante DIANA opens at 10 p.m. at One Eyed Jacks.