by Gabe Meline
Charming, smart singer presents suite based on classic Susan Heyward film ‘I Want To Live!’ Jul 14 at Yoshi’s SF.Dirty Vegas
Party like it’s 2003 to “Days Go By” and more with live set from electronic hitmakers. Jul 15 at the Independent.Alkaline Trio
Chicago pop-punk stalwarts join superior Windy City crooners the Smoking Popes. Jul 16 at Slim’s.Owl City
If only Ben Gibbard had made another Postal Service album instead of letting this guy swoop in. Jul 19 at the Warfield.Avett Brothers
Quiet on record, furiously energetic live, North Carolina’s finest play two nights. Jul 19-10 at the Fox Theater.