Live Tonight: Hobosexual, The California Honeydrops, King Dude & More!

Hobosexual manages to make the most of little things. The lo-fi, no-holds-barred guitar/drum duo channels the best and worst of the 1980s on its second album, Hobosexual II. If you miss the group this week, you can party with it Memorial Day weekend at Sasquatch. With the Spinning Whips, A Breakthrough in Field Studies, DJ/MC Matt Brown. Nectar Lounge. 8 p.m. $8. MFB

The California Honeydrops have more flair than the Nature Boy. Whether putting together funky jams, giving you a taste of New Orleans–style second-line music, or playing the kind of ragtime jazz that will make you dance yourself silly, this band aims to please on its latest, Like You Mean It. With Umphrey’s McGee. The Neptune. 8 p.m. $25. All ages. BP

Real Estate There’s an airy, summertime feel to “Talking Backwards” and “Crime,” the first two songs released from Atlas, the third album from this New Jersey–based surf-rock quintet that features Ducktails’ Matt Mondanile. Based on those two songs, Atlas maintains the jangly-pop vibe of Real Estate’s previous release, 2011’s Days, but presents a cleaner, more precise version of the band. With the Shilohs. Neumos. 8 p.m. $20 adv. 21 and over. AZARIA C. PODPLESKY

Paul Revere & the Raiders One might think that at 76, Paul Revere would be more interested in a late-afternoon dinner buffet than a midnight ride. But he and his Raiders have perfected their slapstick show over 50 years, still wearing their trademark colonial costumes and playing the hits that made them a cornerstone of the early Pacific Northwest music scene. Snoqualmie Casino. 7 p.m. $19/$41. MFB

To make 2012’s Old World Romance more melody-based, Alex Brown Church, frontman of Los Angeles–based indie-rock quintet Sea Wolf, recorded every song idea he had, reviewed a handful every week, and focused on the standouts. The result highlights Church’s thoughtful musicality, yet doesn’t throw his introspective lyrics by the wayside. With Kevin Long. Triple Door. 7:30 p.m. $15 adv./$18 DOS/$25 VIP. All ages. ACP

King Dude crosses genres from track to track on his latest album, Tonight’s Special Death, but one concept remains intact: Everything is eerie. He can frighten listeners with chugging acoustic guitar chords (“Born In Blood”) or distorted slow burners (“No One Is Here”), and the lo-fi production only heightens his music’s paranormal sensibilities. With J.C. Satan, Grave Babies. Chop Suey. $7 adv./$10 DOS. 8 p.m. 21 and over. DH

 
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