10:30 p.m. Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. $10. 704-376-3737.
The rocking Brooklyn power-pop trio wears its personality and sometimes humor on its guitar straps. With a nod to the huge rock hits of the ’90s, the tracks on 2012’s “Come Get Some” could comfortably fit alongside bands like Weezer and Better Than Ezra on alternative rock radio.
7 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$48.50. www.blumenthalarts.org
Little over a week after the release of his new album, “The Beat” (which flirts with Latin and urban influences), the Soul Train Award winning jazz saxophonist returns with his R&B flavored take on smooth, yet robust, jazz.
Lacuna Coil and Coal Chamber with Sevendust
7 p.m. Fillmore, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $33. www.livenation.com.
While headliner Sevendust plays Charlotte often, Italy’s theatrical, female fronted Lacuna Coil and reunited nu-metal vets Coal Chamber give this metal bill more immediacy. With Stolen Babies.
Marti Jones & Don Dixon
8 p.m. Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St. $15. www.eveningmuse.com.
Having released their first duets record in 2011, the married couple returns as a duo. Famed producer and Lancaster native Dixon’s NC roots runs deep. In addition to his production work with R.E.M. and the Smithereens, he’s worked with Charlotte’s Fetchin’ Bones, Jim Brock, Babyshaker, and the Spongetones.
8 p.m. Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $10-$12. www.visulite.com
Chris Daughtry may be a mainstream star, but former Daughtry band mate Joey Barnes shows off his own incredible vocals in this Greensboro indie band that makes stunning, beautiful and soulful rock.
9 p.m. Double Door, 1218 Charlottetown Ave. $10. www.doubledoorinn.com
Though she’s dubbed a country singer, there’s stylistically much more to the Raleigh vocalist who gained prominence touring with jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and sings with Little Brother founder Phonte’s group the Foreign Exchange. Jolly celebrates the release of her solo album, “Angels,” with a trio performance.
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