Thursday, Jan. 29, at Knuckleheads.
A handful of woozy selections on Jason Eady’s excellent 2014 album “Daylight & Darkness” merit prominent positions in the canon of classic country drinking songs. The Fort Worth troubadour is accompanied by Adam Hood on the Southern Brothers tour.
Tickets are $12 in advance through knuckleheadshonkytonk.com.
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Adam & Kizzie
Thursday, Jan. 29, at the RecordBar.
One of the world’s most promising neo-soul acts hails from Oklahoma City. The husband and wife team of Adam and Kizzie Ledbetter recall the smartest and funkiest work of Lauryn Hill. With Eddie Moore and the Outer Circle.
The cover charge is $7. Details are available at therecordbar.com.
Thursday, Jan. 29, at the Riot Room.
An Okie version of Ray LaMontagne, Levi Parham is an engaging singer-songwriter from McAlester, a prison town that’s mentioned in John Steinbeck’s “The Grapes of Wrath.” With Scott Schumann, Margo May and the Blackbird Revue.
Tickets are $5 in advance through theriotroom.com.
Tango Buenos Aires
Thursday, Jan. 29, at Yardley Hall.
The mercurial life of Eva Peron will be commemorated in music and dance during Tango Buenos Aires’ “Song of Eva Peron” show. Originally from Argentina, the company’s sensual presentation will quicken the pulses of tango aficionados.
Tickets range from $30 to $40 in advance through jccc.edu/performing-arts-series.
The Hardship Letters, Vi Tran Band and David George & A Crooked Mile
Friday, Jan. 30, at the Brick.
Three of Kansas City’s most talented songwriters — David George, Vi Tran and Tony Ladesich of the Hardship Letters — will demonstrate their knack for crafting interesting variations on conventional song structures in an appealing triple bill.
The cover charge is $7. Details are available at thebrickkcmo.com.
Randy Rogers Band
Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Uptown Theater.
One of the most successful ensembles to emerge from the red dirt country scene, the Randy Rogers Band earned its stripes in the barrooms of Texas and Oklahoma. The 2006 hit “Kiss Me in the Dark” served as the mainstream audience’s introduction to the band.
Tickets are $20 in advance through ticketmaster.com.
Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Blue Room.
Lee Langston, one of the region’s most popular neo-soul artists, represented Kansas City during a series of performances in Lebanon earlier this month. His homecoming at the Blue Room is billed as his birthday celebration.
Tickets are $10 in advance through ticketmaster.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Midland.
A clever band that emerged from a genre not usually associated with intelligence, Tesla is one of the most durable hair-metal ensembles. The Californians racked up an impressive string of hits in the 1980s and 1990s including the power ballad “Love Song.” With NoMara.
Tickets range from $27.50 to $55 in advance through axs.com.
Pierce the Veil
Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Uptown Theater.
A huge draw at Warped Tour and the owners of a best-selling brand at the Hot Topic retail chain, Pierce the Veil provide a dramatic pop-punk soundtrack for hundreds of thousands of teenagers. With Sleeping With Sirens, PVRS and Mallory Knox.
Tickets are $29.50 in advance through ticketmaster.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Kanza Hall.
“Wave on Wave,” the 2003 song by Pat Green, set the stage for a plethora of like-minded country acts. Slightly earthier than most contemporary country hits, the Texan’s song prepared listeners for the Zac Brown Band. With Rick Gibson.
Tickets are $25 in advance through oneblocksouthkc.com.