10 p.m. Friday
One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., 569-8361; www.oneeyedjacks.net
Hurray For the Riff Raff and the Rough Seven authored two of the year's most arresting New Orleans albums: the country-flamed Young Blood Blues and barn-burning Give Up Your Dreams, respectively. They get together with an assist from Rough Seven cabaret keyboardist Ratty Scurvics' latest singular creation: the Imaginary Quartet. Tickets $8.