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Best live music in Boston this week (1/27 – 2/2)

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As always, Boston offers some killer shows at some legendary venues. Here’s what’s in store for this week:

*Can’t miss show of the week (italicized)

Monday (1/27)

Xenia Rubinos - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Experimental indie
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $10

Magic Man, New Politics - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Indie pop
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $15

Tuesday (1/28)

A Great Big World - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Indie pop
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $14

Wednesday (1/29)

Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Turf War - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Alt. country
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $9

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Tauk - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Funk fusion
Show time: 8:30pm
Price: $25

Thursday (1/30)

Drowners - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: New wave
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $10

Panic! at the Disco, The Colourist - House of Blues, Boston
Genre: Emo rock
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $30 - $45

Break Science, Paul Basic - Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Genre: Dubstep
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $15

Paul van Dyk, Melee - Royale Boston, Boston
Genre: Trance
Show time: 10:00pm
Price: $20 - $30

Friday (1/31)

*Toubab Krewe - Church of Boston, Boston
Genre: Mali fusion
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $15

Far East Movement - Royale Boston, Boston
Genre: Electronic pop/Rap
Show time: 10:00pm
Price: $20 - $25

*Roy Hargrove - Scullers Jazz Club, Boston
Genre: Jazz
Show time: 8:00pm & 10:00pm
Price: $35

Ryan Montbleau Band, The Sea, The Sea - Club Passim, Cambridge
Genre: Indie folk/Soul
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $28 - $30

Arms and Sleepers, Lymbyc Systym - The Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge
Genre: Ambient/Trip-hop
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $10

Saturday (2/1)

Amon Amarth, Enslaved - House of Blues, Boston
Genre: Viking death metal
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $25

9th Wonder - Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge
Genre: Hip-hop
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $20

Sunday (2/2)

Eleni Mandell, Vikesh Kapoor - Club Passim, Cambridge
Genre: Jazz
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $20

*Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Sanders Theater, Cambridge
Genre: South African a cappella
Show time: 2:00pm
Price: $28 - $40