Wednesday, November 27
Swearin’ & Waxahatchee Allison Crutchfield and her twin sister Kate played together in P.S. Eliot before going their separate ways. Allison formed Swearin’; Kate, Waxahatchee. Both bands released sophomore albums this year: Swearin’s Surfing Strange finds Allison testing her musical boundaries, while Waxahatchee’s Cerulean Salt has received well-deserved critical acclaim. With Dead Bars. Chop Suey. 8 p.m. $10/$12 DOS. MICHAEL F. BERRY
Sol and Friends Sol left Seattle after selling out the Showbox and spent most of 2012 traveling the world. His third album, Eyes Open, gives us a window seat to his journey of self-discovery. He’ll perform his new material with a live band for the first time in Seattle. With Sam Lachow, Dave B. Showbox at the Market. 8 p.m. SOLD OUT. MFB
Cascadia ’10 While the Northwest might seem like a strange place to birth an Afrobeat band, Cascadia ’10 is the real deal. Swaggering horn sections and the tightest rhythm section in town have turned both young and old into limber dancers at past Cascadia ’10 shows, and tonight will be no different. With Down North, The Real Don Music. Sunset Tavern. 9 p.m. $8. 21 and over. KELTON SEARS
The Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute Concert, Vera Project. Read all about it here .
Thursday, November 28
Cat Power, Showbox at the Market. See our preview here .