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Music: Music this weekend & more

Live music and more through Thursday, compiled by Shaun Brady, Tom Di Nardo, James Johnson, Sara Sherr and Laurie T. Conrad.

Live music and more through Thursday, compiled by Shaun Brady, Tom Di Nardo, James Johnson, Sara Sherr and Laurie T. Conrad.

POP . . . PLUS

Fleetwood Mac: Billed as the "Unleashed Tour," rumor has it Lindsey Buckingham steals the show. Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, 8 tonight. $49.50-$149.50,

Kùlú Mèlé African Dance & Drum Ensemble: Last December, the troupe went to Guinea to collaborate on a dance with other artists. A documentary about the trip, "In Search of Mali Sadjo," will be screened, preceded by a live African drum performance, and followed by a discussion with artists and filmmakers. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, $9.50, $6.75 seniors, $5 members, students free with ID, 610-527-4008,

Better Than Ezra: Earnest alt-rock from another Louisiana-spawned band. Trocadero, 10th and Arch streets, 8 p.m. Wednesday, $22.50, 215-922-LIVE,


Philadelphia Slick: Fresh off the release of their latest album, "Oil," this hometown hip-hop band is headed back to the North Star Bar along with the Jason Ager Band, Stretch Lefty and Cassoria. North Star Bar, 2639 Poplar St., 9 tonight, $8, 21-plus, 215-787-0488,

Tastytreats: This long-running weekly hip-hop jam has had a string of great guests in recent weeks. This time it's legendary producer Pete Rock. Fluid Night Club, 613 S. 4th St., 10 tonight, $10, 21-plus, 215-629-3686,

Uprock: Local rhymer Jawnzap7 hosts b-boy dance party featuring DJ Razor Ramon, Cramske, Seedless and Duiji 13. Proceeds support the Lancaster Avenue Autonomous Space. LAVA, 4134 Lancaster Ave., 10 tonight, $3 in advance, $5 at the door, 215-387-6155,

Ill Bill: This hardcore rhymer pulls no punches with lyrics that tackle everything from government conspiracies to racism to the horrors of drug addiction. The Note, 142 E. Market St., West Chester, 7 p.m. Wednesday, $13 advance, $15 at the door, 21-plus, 484-947-5713,


Art for the Cash Poor: In Liquid's annual party and art sale. Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American St., 1-6 p.m. today and tomorrow, free, all ages, 215-235-3405,

Art + Soul Food: Brewerytown galleries and restaurants open their doors. Girard Avenue between 26th and 30th streets, 6-9 tonight, free,


Heathers: Surprisingly, no one had named themselves after the classic mean-girl flick till the name went to this sprightly tart acoustic female duo from Dublin, Ireland. Pi Lam, 3914 Spruce St., 8 tonight,

Sunset Rubdown: Wolf Parade side project joins Montreal/Japan duo Elfin Saddle and Witchie. Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 9 tonight, $12, 215-739-9684,

Hell Under The El: Motorhead-like New Yorkers Midnight Fistfight play their first show at El Bar, Front and Master streets, 9 tonight, $5, 215-634-6430,

Mika Miko: If you can't get Ida Maria tix, go see this L.A. coed punk band. Danger Danger Gallery, 5013 Baltimore Ave., 8-11 p.m. Monday, all ages,

Clues: This Montreal, Arcade Fire and Unicorns spin-off band debuts. Barbary, Frankford Avenue and Columbus Boulevard, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, $10, all ages,

Telekinesis: Sunny power pop from Merge Records joins another must-see, An Horse. Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 N. Front St., 8 p.m. Tuesday, $10, 215-291-4919,

Bill Callahan: The man who used to be Smog returns with his literate storytelling. Johnny Brenda's, 1201 N. Frankford Ave., 9 p.m. Tuesday, $12-$13, 215-739-9684,

Bachelorette: The one-woman synth band from New Zealand makes her Philly debut. Kung Fu Necktie, 1248 N. Front St., 8 p.m. Wednesday, $10, 215-291-4919,

Girl in a Coma: Austin group is like a female Smiths with a rockabilly twist. Khyber, 56 S. 2nd St., 8 p.m. Wednesday, $8, 215-238-5888,

Dirty Projectors: This band has shifted gears more than a few times, from freak folk to Black Flag covers, but their left-field pop is the best incarnation so far. First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut St., 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, $13,


Tessa Souter: Elegant vocalist Souter, of Trinidadian and British heritage, follows up her 2005 effort with two upcoming discs, an all-star standards affair on a Japanese label and a U.S. disc with her own tunes, flirting with flamenco and Middle Eastern influences. Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., 8 and 10 tonight, $20, 215-568-3131,

Sci-Fi Philly: A solo set by bassist Christopher Williams from Barcelona, tenor saxophonist Dave Sayers' Trio, Richmond, Va.-based five-piece Glows in the Dark, and a group led by drummer John Testa. Gojjo, 4540 Baltimore Ave., 8 p.m. tomorrow, $5,

Bill Frisell Trio: Frisell's uncanny blend of Americana and jazz has gone from being a beautiful curiosity to virtually a genre on its own, and with longtime trio-mates Tony Scherr (bass) and Kenny Wollesen (drums), it's easy to understand why. World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St., 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, $40-$50, 215-222-1400,

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival: At 21, the Wilmington festival has definitely come of age, featuring heavyweights like Roy Haynes, Jason Moran, the Bad Plus and Ivan Neville, plus smooth jazz crowd-pleasers and the annual Duke Ellington sacred music concert. Rodney Square, 11th and Market streets, Wilmington, Del., June 15-21, free, 302-576-3095,


Philadelphia Orchestra: Charles Dutoit conducts the complete "Images" of Debussy. Shostakovich's fiery Fifth Symphony completes a program not to be missed. Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Broad and Spruce streets, 8 tonight and Tuesday, $39-$125, 215-893-1999,

Opera Company of Philadelphia: The final two performances of Benjamin Britten's "The Rape Of Lucretia" mark the company's chamber opera debut at the Perelman Theater. Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, Broad and Spruce streets, 2:30 p.m. tomorrow, $30-$119, 215-893-1999,

Savoy Company: This Gilbert and Sullivan company, founded in 1901, continues its tradition with the popular "Pirates Of Penzance." Longwood Gardens, Route 1 in Kennett Square, 8:30 tonight, $25 includes admission to the gardens, 215-735-7161,

Commonwealth Youthchoirs: For their fifth annual gala, the Keystone State Boychoir and the Pennsylvania Girlchoir will team up in a special program. Guest artist is the superstar mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, $70-$75, 215-893-1999,