The expert Chicago archive label Numero Group specializes in unearthing little-heard obscurities, with an emphasis on could-have-been classic soul. Its traveling truck sets up a shop full of LPs, CDs, 45s, and other merch outside Jerry's on Front in Fishtown on at 3 p.m. Thursday.
The cello, banjo, and guitar player of Haitian American heritage who lives in New Orleans has played with the Carolina Chocolate Drops and stepped out solo with her 2013 album, Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes. Sunday at the Philadelphia Folksong Society, 6139 Ridge Ave.
Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."