Live Tonight: Moon Duo, Manchester Orchestra, Pennywise

Moon Duo fits right alongside its obscure and bewildering label mates on Sacred Bones Records, bringing a little bit of darkness to its sound. The psych-rock group dabbles in reverb and wah pedals, but with a foreboding tension that lingers throughout the background. With Kikagaku Moyo, Fungal Abyss. The Barboza, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9467, thebarboza.com. 8 p.m. $12 adv. 21 and over. DH

The great thing about Andy Hull’s Manchester Orchestra is that his songs are just as compelling as heavy-rock arrangements as they are stripped bare like the basement recording project it evolved from. He’s like a millennial version of Billy Corgan, with Manchester Orchestra serving as his Smashing Pumpkins. With Balance and Composure, Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band. The Neptune. 7:30 p.m. $18 adv./$22 DOS. DJL

Now in its 26th year, Pennywise continues to define the sound of Southern California punk’s second wave in the ’90s. After parting ways with front man Jim Lindburg in 2009, the band carried on for a few years with Ignite singer Zoli Téglás. However, Lindburg rejoined the band in 2012, and it’s now working on its first record with him since 2008’s Reason to Believe. With Teenage Bottlerocket, the Waywards. The Showbox. 8 p.m. $22.50 adv./$25 DOS. All ages. JB

 
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