JD McPherson. The clock is ticking on the World Cafe Live in Wilmington, with the Philadelphia-founded club’s tenure set to end in May and a new tenant not yet announced for the Delaware venue. Meantime, this throwback Oklahoma rockabilly bandleader par excellence rips it up. Sunday at World Cafe Live at the Queen.
Los Lobos. The great Chicano band from East L.A. led by David Hidalgo and Cesar Rosas. The real problem with this year’s list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees? These guys weren’t on it. Sunday at the Sellersville Theater.
Roy Orbison's Black & White Night 30. Three decades on, the T Bone Burnett-assembled band backing then-52-year-old Orbison a year before his death seems even more remarkable. Elvis Presley’s TCB Band, featuring James Burton, is joined by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, and k.d. lang, among others. Ooby Dooby! On DVD, Blu-Ray, and CD.
St. Paul & the Broken Bones. Birmingham, Ala., octet led by gospel-reared vocalist Paul Janeway dig deep on their sophomore soul release, Sea of Noise, produced by Michael Kiwanuka knob-twiddler Paul Butler. Tuesday at Union Transfer.
Molly Burch. California-born Austin, Texas, artist who adds a touch of torch 'n' twang to an indie singer-songwriter sensibility on her promising Please Be Mine debut. Opening for Tim Darcy. Tuesday at Boot & Saddle.