Live Tonight: Sara Bareilles, Diarrhea Planet, Parquet Courts

California native Sara Bareilles emerged onto the pop scene with her debut album, Little Voice, and her hit single, “Love Song,” in 2007. Since then, she has garnered three Grammy nominations and released a critically acclaimed sophomore album, Kaleidoscope Heart, and another worldwide hit, “King of Anything.” With her latest, The Blessed Unrest, her music has transitioned from light coffee-shop fare to substantial, honest art. Here Bareilles shows off her warm and soulful voice as well as her powerful range on more lyrically and sonically mature songs. With Lucius, Hannah Georgas. Marymoor Park, 6046 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy., Redmond, 205-3661, marymoorconcerts.com. 6:30 p.m. $39.50–$59.50. All ages. REUT ODINAK

Judging a book by its cover or a band by its name is often ill-advised, but with Diarrhea Planet, it’s pretty clear right away what listeners are getting into. The Nashville sextet’s latest album, I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams, is a sloppy, sweaty romp with anthemic guitar riffs that harken back to the attitude that “rock and roll will never die.” With Those Darlins, the Plastards. Tractor Tavern. 9 p.m. $12. 21 and over. DH

Coming from a city with a rock lineage like Brooklyn’s carries a certain weight and set of expectations—and Parquet Courts does not disappoint. Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone has said of them, “They do for Nineties indie rock what Pavement did for Eighties indie rock.” It’s not just the band’s unique spin on garage rock that sets them apart, it’s also singer Andrew Savage’s purist commitment to the lo-fi and DIY approach. The band eschews things like social media, opting instead to spend time uploading mixtapes of its favorite bands to its website. We may be living in the digital age, but how ’90s is that? With Naomi Punk, Gag. The Vera Project, 305 Harrison St., 956-8372, theveraproject.com. 8 p.m. $12 adv. All ages. DIANA M. LE

 
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