WEDNESDAY, JULY 18
Kenny Lattimore This soulful R&B singer is touring behind his new single, "Find a Way." Jazz Alley, 2033 Sixth Ave., 441-9729, jazzalley.com. 7:30 p.m. $32.50. All ages.
Meek Mill Earlier this year, MTV named this Philadelphia rapper the "seventh hottest MC in the game," alongside household names like Drake, Kanye, and Jay-Z. Showbox SoDo, 1700 First Ave. S., 652-0444, showboxonline.com. 7 p.m. $34.50 adv./$40 DOS. All ages.
The Soft White Sixties This San Francisco five-piece was recently named one of the top 10 bands in the Bay Area by rock station Live 105. With The Grizzled Mighty, Branden Daniel and the Chics, the Mad Caps. Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9951, thebarboza.com. 8 p.m. $8.
THURSDAY, JULY 19
Big Freedia & The Divas This New Orleans MC has helped popularize "bounce music," an energetic subgenre of underground hip-hop. With Ononos, DJs Mathematix, Dewey Decimal. Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., 324-8005, chopsuey.com. 9 p.m. $13.
Limes Songwriter Shawn Cripps has remained in obscurity for most of his 10-plus years as Limes, but his melancholy pop stylings have gained a cult following in his native Memphis. With Sad Horse, Abductee. Barboza. 8 p.m. $8.
Panama Gold This classic rock-leaning local five-piece put out Kill the Lights last month. With Ticktockman, The Mothership. Tractor Tavern, 5231 Ballard Ave. N.W., 789-3599, tractortavern.com. 9 p.m. $7.
State of the Artist This hip-hop collective headlines the third-anniversary show of local label and promotional company Members Only. With Hi-Life Soundsystem, Shaprece, Thaddeus David, Parker & Lace Cadence, Nite Owls, DJ 100proof, DJ Swervewon. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9442, neumos.com. 8 p.m. Free.
FRIDAY, JULY 20
James Cotton This Grammy-winning blues musician is virtuosic on his instrument of choice—the harmonica. Jazz Alley. 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. $26.50. All ages. (Also 7:30 p.m. July 19 & 22, 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. July 21).
Diminished Men This experimental rock group combines elements of surf, jazz, and psychedelic music into its opaque, hazy sound. With The Dream Team. JewelBox/Rendezvous, 2322 Second Ave., 441-5823, jewelboxtheater.com. 10 p.m. $7.
Rose Windows The local psychedelic band kicks off the first night of the Cock Block Party, a series of free, post–Capitol Hill Block Party shows. With Country Lips. Comet Tavern, 922 E. Pike St., 322-9272, comettavern.com. 11 p.m. Free.
SATURDAY, JULY 21
Blue Light Curtain On last month's Clouds in Our Hair, this local shoegaze group stays true to its genre while adding modern-rock touches. With the Silent Numbers, Jetman Jet Team. JewelBox/Rendezvous. 10 p.m. $5.
Dark Time Sunshine What started as an adventurous side project for longtime Grayskul MC Onry Ozzborn and then-relatively unknown Chicago producer Alex Zavala has become one of the most highly regarded and complete alt-rap ventures associated with the Northwest. Their new album, ANX, is more of the same. With Sadistik, Mr. Hill. The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave., 441-4618, thecrocodile. 9 p.m. $10.
Michael Kaeshammer This German-Canadian pianist plays boogie-woogie jazz and singer/songwriter fare. Triple Door, 216 Union St., 838-4333, thetripledoor.net. 7:30 p.m. $20 adv./$23 DOS. All ages.
Role One This electric five-piece boasts two guitar-wielding MCs and a backing band that plays funk and reggae. With Black Plastic Clouds, Morning Glory Revival. High Dive, 513 N. 36th St., 632-0212, highdiveseattle.com. 9:30 p.m. $7.
SUNDAY, JULY 22
The Bouncing Souls Forerunners to the pop-punk boom of the late '90s/early aughts, this veteran New Jersey punk band released its ninth studio album last month. With the Mezingers, Luther. Chop Suey. 7 p.m. $18. All ages.
Ripynt Pronounced "repent," this Everett-based MC makes music that is impassioned and deeply personal. With Lacosa, Saint Warhead, Aeon, The Freeman. High Dive. 8 p.m. $6.
Snoop Dogg A hip-hop and pop-culture icon, the Doggfather will release Reincarnated later this year. With Dyme Def, Jay Barz. Showbox SoDo. 7 p.m. $39.50 adv./$45 DOS. All ages.
MONDAY, JULY 23
mewithoutyou This Philadelphia four-piece plays post-hardcore punk with spoken-word vocals in the vein of The Dismemberment Plan. With Kevin Devine, Buried Beds. Neumos. 8 p.m. $14. All ages.
Neil Diamond At 71, this tireless icon has sold as many or more records as there are grains of sand on a shore, and he'll probably keep touring until his legions of fans get sick of him. (So, never.) KeyArena, 305 Harrison St., 684-7200, keyarena.com. 8 p.m. $52–$117. All ages.
Owl City Nearly three years after becoming a tween pop sensation with "Fireflies," Adam Young is touring behind May's Shooting Star EP. With Jayme Dee. Triple Door. 7:30 p.m. Sold out. All ages.
TUESDAY, JULY 24
3D Friends The self-described chillwave project of Daniel Chavez Wright falls somewhere between new wave, post-punk, and indie rock. With Delenda, My Deformed Pets. Comet Tavern. 9 p.m. $5.
Emmylou Harris It sounds incredibly clichéd to say a female singer has the voice of an angel, but the halo fits Emmylou Harris. She croons so purely, her vibrato unforced. Just go to this show. With Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers. Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14111 N.E. 145th St., Woodinville, 425-415-3300, ste-michelle.com. 7 p.m. Sold out.
Lucy Michelle & the Velvet Lapelles This Minneapolis folk and country group recently released HEAT, its fourth album. With Ten-Speed Music, Valley Fair. Tractor Tavern. 9 p.m. $8.