The Menzingers. Stalwart Scranton punks help Taking Back Sunday take back Sunday at the Electric Factory.
Sally Rides. Riot-grrl band from Munich, Germany, joins up with female-fronted Philly bands Thee Glitterbombs, Betty Iron Thumbs, and Lady Parts. Monday at Kung Fu Necktie.
Perfume Genius. "No family is safe when I sashay," Mike Hadras, aka Perfume Genius, sings on "Queen," the attention-grabbing track on his rocked-out third album, Too Bright. Tuesday at Union Transfer.
The Lone Bellow. Brooklyn-based harmonizing country-folk trio touring behind their sophomore release, Then Came the Morning. Tuesday at Underground Arts.
Shakey Graves and Nikki Lane. The folk troubadour, born Alejandro Rose-Garcia, is winning a bigger audience with "Dearly Departed," his duet with Esmé Patterson. He plays a double bill with Nashville alt-honky-tonk songstress Nikki Lane, whose Dan Auerbach-produced album All Or Nothin' was one of the standout releases of 2014. Wednesday at Union Transfer.