Sat., June 19, 7 p.m., $28, Trocadero, 1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com
I first saw Danzig years ago, at one of those early indoor Ozzfests, and damned if the dude didn't open with "Mother."
Thu., June 17, 7:30 p.m., $8, with Woven Bones and Far-Out Fangtooth, Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St., 215-291-4919, kungfunecktie.com
Nobody wears black leather jackets anymore, but I sure feel like I should when I'm strutting down the street with Disappears in my ears.
Thu., June 17, 9 p.m., $10, with Pissed Jeans and Pop. 1280, Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 877-435-9849, johnnybrendas.com
In one of the great rock 'n' roll origin myths of our time, some employees at a Melbourne record pressing plant started jamming at a Christmas party and decided to cut a 7-inch.
Tue., June 22, 8 p.m., $8, with The Spotted Atrocious, Ukulele Orchestra and Solved with Science, The Khyber, 56 S. Second St., 215-238-5888, thekhyber.com
Yeah, yeah, Neutral Milk Hotel was amazing, but do we need to be so glum and reverent?
Mon., June 21, 8 p.m., $13-$14, with These United States, First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., 877-435-9849, r5productions.com
Following a successful pairing at San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival earlier this year, two of indie rock's most captivating performers are taking the show on the road.
Sat., June 19, 7:30 p.m., $10, with Hundred in the Hands, Kung Fu Necktie, 1250 N. Front St., 215-291-4919, kungfunecktie.com
They've crafted one of the more assured, subtle and strikingly
synth-dance debuts in recent memory
Mon., June 21, 7 p.m., $27, with The Dodos and The Dutchess & the Duke, Trocadero, 1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888, thetroc.com
File all that cold, minimalist no-fi noise back in the crates. It's summer — time to go huge, happy and catchy.
Fri., June 18, 5:45 and 7:15 p.m., free with museum admission of $16, Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Ben Franklin Parkway, 215-763-8100, philamuseum.org
Tia Fuller is determined to make herself heard.