Guitarist Delicate Steve plays the Vera Project tomorrow, Nov. 20.
Monday, Nov. 19
Fatlip A former member of early '90s alternative hip-hop group The Pharcyde, rapper Derrick Stewart left the group after two albums to pursue a solo career. He released The Loneliest Punk in 2005. With Slimkid3, J. Swift, L.A. Jay with Project Lionheart, Yirim Seck. Neumos. 8 p.m. $18 adv.
Tuesday, Nov. 20
Delicate Steve A skilled guitarist and composer of largely instrumental, vaguely tropical rock songs on July's Positive Force, Steve Marion is a signee of David Byrne's Luaka Bop label. With Dana Buoy. Vera Project. 7:30 p.m. $9. All ages.
Wednesday, Nov. 21
Nissim Several of the MCs set to perform at this show--the headliner (formerly known as D. Black), Fatal Lucciauno, Space3man, and Larry Hawkins--appear on a forthcoming collaborative EP that commemorates Sportin' Life Records' 10th anniversary. With Fly Moon Royalty, Davey Jones, Marrissa. Barboza, 925 E. Pike, 709-9951, thebarboza.com. 8 p.m. $10 adv.
Thursday, Nov. 22
Fu Kun Wu Trio Named for the now-closed Ballard lounge where they were a weekly fixture, Jon Alberts (piano), Jeff Johnson (bass), and Tad Britton (drums) have moved their jazz act to Thursday nights at the Copper Gate. 6301 24th Ave., 706-3292, thecoppergate.com. 8 p.m. Free.
Friday, Nov. 23
Sera Cahoone A Seattle resident who drummed for Carissa's Wierd and on Band of Horses' debut record, Cahoone's current work is woodsy, country-tinged folk, as evidenced by September's Sub Pop-released Deer Creek Canyon. Sonic Boom Records, 2209 N.W. Market St., 297-266, sonicboomrecords.com. 4 p.m. Free. All ages.
Saturday, Nov. 24
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood In the wake of the Black Crowes hiatus in 2010, Chris Robinson, whom Chris Kornelis interviewed last week, formed his current band, which takes a back-to-basics approach to psychedelic rock. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., 709-9442, neumos.com. 8 p.m. $18 adv.
Sunday, Nov. 25
World Party Karl Wallinger founded World Party in 1986 as a vehicle for his pop songwriting eccentricities; most notably, he scored a minor hit with "Ship of Fools." Triple Door. 6 p.m. $30. All ages.