St. Vincent

St. Vincent

ST. VINCENT

8 p.m. Nov. 17 at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee; $35.50 to $45.50; pabsttheater.org

Annie Clark — better known by her stage name St. Vincent — is one of the most idiosyncratic artistic voices of her generation. The musician and songwriter studied at Berklee College of Music, and began her music career as a member of the Polyphonic Spree. St. Vincent’s 2014 self-titled album won a Grammy for Best Alternative Album, and her most recent release is 2017’s Masseduction.

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Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters

FOO FIGHTERS

7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Kohl Center in Madison; $99 to $561; kohlcenter.box-officetickets.com

Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl formed Foo Fighters in 1994 after the death of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, with Grohl writing and recording the entire first album himself. Since then, the band has blown up, releasing nine studio albums — four of them winning Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album and two reaching No. 1 in the U.S. — and selling more than 12 million albums in the U.S. alone.

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Kamasi Washington

Kamasi Washington

KAMASI WASHINGTON

8 p.m. Nov. 7 at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee; $35; pabsttheater.org

8:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Majestic Theater in Madison; $30 to $95; majesticmadison.com

Deeply rooted in soul, jazz and ’70s fusion, saxophonist Kamasi Washington’s music is not easily categorized. Washington has performed and recorded with artists from various genres, including Snoop Dogg, George Duke, Kendrick Lamar, Herbie Hancock, and Lauryn Hill. His most recent release is the 2017 EP Harmony of Difference.

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Consider the Source

Consider the Source

CONSIDER THE SOURCE

8 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Shank Hall in Milwaukee; $12; shankhall.com

New York-based instrumental trio Consider the Source has a sound that touches on progressive rock, fusion, jazz, and “alien sounds soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles.” Formed in 2004, the band has embraced a relentless touring schedule and performed with diverse artists, such as Victor Wooten, King Crimson Projekt, Wyclef Jean, and Dumpstaphunk.

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Charles Walker Band

Charles Walker Band

CHARLES WALKER BAND

8 p.m. on Nov. 18 at Anodyne Coffee in Milwaukee; $10; anodynecoffee.com

Milwaukee’s own Charles Walker Band has been compared to Prince, Bruno Mars, The Brand New Heavies, and James Brown. The neo-funk group — which won a Wisconsin Area Music Industry Award for Best Soul/R&B Act in 2013 — has opened for national acts that include Earth Wind & Fire, the Commodores, B.B. King, Cameo, and Aaron Neville. Porky’s Groove Machine opens the show.

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All Them Witches

All Them Witches

ALL THEM WITCHES

8 p.m. Nov. 18 at The Back Room @ Colectivo in Milwaukee; $12; pabsttheater.org

Nashville-based All Them Witches mixes groovy occult blues, fuzzy hard rock, and a psychedelic vibe in its sound cauldron, resulting in a sonic brew all its own. The band formed in 2012 and has played at music festivals such as SXSW and Bonnaroo. The group has released four studio albums, including its most recent in 2017, Sleeping Through the War. King Buffalo opens the show.

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood

Chris Robinson Brotherhood

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD

8 p.m. Nov. 17 at Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee; $25; pabsttheater.org

While The Black Crowes were on hiatus in 2011, vocalist Chris Robinson formed Chris Robinson Brotherhood. The band describes itself as “psychedelic filling in a folk blues pie” and lists the Grateful Dead as a musical inspiration. The group prefers lengthier compositions and is not the type to make typical, concise, four-minute songs. Chris Robinson Brotherhood released its latest album in 2017, Barefoot in the Head.

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