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Best live music in Boston this week (3/3 – 3/9)

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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 (3/3)

Luke Rathborne - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Indie rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $8

Animals as Leaders, After the Burial - House of Blues, Boston
Genre: Progressive metal
Show time: 6:30pm
Price: $20

Sting, Paul Simon - TD Garden, Boston
Genre: Singer/Songwriter rock
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $125 - $250

The Copyrights, The Lawrence Arms - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Pop punk
Show time: 7:30pm
Price: $15

Tuesday (3/4)

Robin Thicke, Jessie J - Agganis Arena, Boston
Genre: Nu-soul/R&B
Show time: 7:30pm
Price: $48 - $63

Wakey!Wakey! - Brighton Music Hall, Allston
Genre: Indie rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $12

The Tossers - Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge
Genre: Celtic punk
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $12

Wednesday (3/5)

The Mary Onettes - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Indie rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $9

Augustines, My Goodness - Brighton Music Hall, Allston
Genre: Indie rock
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $15

*We Were Promised Jet Packs, Honeyblood - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Indie rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $19

Josh Ritter, Gregory Alan Isakov - Somerville Theater, Somerville
Genre: Indie folk
Show time: 7:30pm
Price: $27

*Broken Bells, Au Revoir Simone - House of Blues
Genre: Irish rock
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $30 - $40

Thursday (3/6)

Ringo Deathstarr - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Shoegaze
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $10

Tosca - Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Genre: Downtempo
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $25

Cazzette - Royale Boston, Boston
Genre: House
Show time: 10:00pm
Price: $18 - $27

RAQ - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Jam rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $20

Josh Ritter, Gregory Alan Isakov - Somerville Theater, Somerville
Genre: Indie folk
Show time: 7:30pm
Price: $27

Friday (3/7)

The Complete Unknowns (Bob Dylan Tribute) - Brighton Music Hall, Allston
Genre: Jazz/Folk
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $12

*George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic - House of Blues, Boston
Genre: Funk
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $30 - $45

Far East Movement - Royale Boston, Boston
Genre: Electronic/Rap
Show time: 10:00pm
Price: $140

Rehab, Antigone Rising - Church of Boston, Boston
Genre: Rock/Rap
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $25

Kim Waters - Scullers Jazz Club, Boston
Genre: Smooth jazz
Show time: 8:00pm & 10:00pm
Price: $35

Ari Hest - Club Passim, Cambridge
Genre: Singer/Songwriter
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $20

Kool G Rap - Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge
Genre: Hip-hop
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $20

Busdriver - Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge
Genre: Singer/Songwriter
Show time: 8:00pm
Price: $13

Throwing Muses - The Sinclair, Cambridge
Genre: Shoegaze
Show time: 9:30pm
Price: $30

Saturday (3/8)

Swearin', Potty Mouth - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Indie rock/Punk
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $9

Jennifer Nettles - House of Blues, Boston
Genre: Singer/Songwriter/Alt. country
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $50 - $60

Suffocation - Brighton Music Hall, Allston
Genre: Death metal
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: $20

North Mississippi Allstars, Lightnin' Malcolm - Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Genre: Southern rock
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $18

The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show - TD Garden, Boston
Genre: Death metal
Show time: 7:00pm
Price: Varies

Sunday (3/9)

French Horn Rebellion, New Young Pony Club - Great Scott, Allston
Genre: Synthpop
Show time: 9:00pm
Price: $12

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