7 p.m. Friday, March 16, Tremont, 400 W. Tremont Ave. $10. 704-343-9494.
Former owner Penny Craver returns with `80s girl group the Blind Dates (its first show since she sold the venue) with Charlotte acts Antiseen, the Aqualads, Babyshaker, Husky, the Chalkies and 2013 Wolves. Hope Nicholls will DJ.
7 p.m. Friday, March 16, Amos’, 1423 S. Tryon St. $18-$21. www.etix.com
Big Head Todd & the Monsters
8 p.m. Friday, March 16, Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $33. www.livenation.com
Little Big Town
11 p.m. Friday, March 16, Coyote Joe’s 4621 Wilkinson Blvd., $15-$18. www.etix.com
Ketch & Critter
7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Neighborhood Theatre, 511 E. 36th St. $20. 704-358-9298.
Old Crow Medicine Show’s Ketch Secor and Critter Fuqua perform two intimate acoustic duo sets that focus on the more traditional side of their roots rocking day job.
7 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Tremont, 400 W. Tremont Ave. $12-$15. www.etix.com
The Korean -American YouTube sensation whose clips have clocked over 100 million hits steps out of the Laptop screen to perform his acoustic pop love songs live with Charlotte-based pop singer-songwriter Russell Howard opening.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 17, Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. 704-358-9200.
Actress Kristen Bell recently raved about the acclaimed cult singer-songwriter’s L.A. show on Twitter, which, along with his new EP “Falls Like Rain,” serves as a reminder of how powerful his understated take on blue-eyed soul and acoustic guitar can be.
8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. $10-$12. 704-376-3737.
With Cajun and blues roots proudly glowing on the tunes on her latest album “Next to Nowhere,” this Southern singer pumps out fiery tracks while vocally neighboring singers as disparate as Bonnie Raitt, Kathy Mattea and `70s staples Anne Murray or Helen Reddy without really copying any of them.