9 p.m. Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $47. www.livenation.com.
The Latin Grammy winner (and former member of the group Binomio de Oro de America) plays Colombian folk known as Vallenato, a cousin of Cumbia, and brings soulful, romantic vocals.
9:30 p.m. Chop Shop, 399 E. 35th St. $12. www.chopshopnoda.com.
On its new album “Jam Bands Ruined My Life,” the Carolina combo comes out swinging with meaty guitars, bouncy organ, funky rhythms and a vibrant, theatrical story – almost musical theater style.
10 p.m. Snug Harbor, 1228 Gordon St. $5. www.snugrock.com.
The Raleigh-based songwriter (formerly of late-’90s roots outfit 6 String Drag) releases his first album in six years. “Memories & Birds” is a deep and dreamy song cycle.
7:30 p.m. Amos’, 1423. S. Tryon St. $15-$18. www.etix.com.
The Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter embarks on his “Rectour” in anticipation of his upcoming album (tentatively set for summer). He’ll perform a handful of new tracks as well as old fan favorites.
Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line
8 p.m. Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. $12. 704-376-3737. www.eveningmuse.com.
This former English teacher breathes new life into fiddle- and banjo-centered bluegrass and folk while remaining firmly footed in tradition on her new album, “Carnival,” out April 16. She creates the kind of vintage storytelling that’s easy to get attached to.
7 p.m. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. $24.50-$44.50. 704-372-1000.
The 73-year-old South African jazz trumpeter makes a rare Charlotte tour stop, celebrating a collection of wedding songs from his youth. The Grammy winner has played with U2 and scored Mandela’s post-prison tour.
8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $50.10-$143.25. www.ticketmaster.com.
The Grammy-winning jazz vocalist/keyboardist is at her most playful and sexy (check out the album cover) on her latest, “Glad Rag Doll.” Her concert picks up on Ziegfeld Follies-style ambiance with silent films and sets that – like her album – bridge early jazz with modern.
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