My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including Lucius, Neko Case, Those Darlins, Delorean, Cajun rock from Feufollet and Sweet Crude,a fashion show hosted by the Krewe of Chewbacchus, and a release party at Gasa Gasa.
Friday: Feufollet, Sweet Crude, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s: Tip's hosts a night of Cajun French rock n' roll starting with local indie favorites, Sweet Crude, followed by the Lafayette-based, Cajun/Americana band, Feufollet (tickets); Also on Friday: Cheap Time, Heavy Lids, Planchettes, King Louis’ One Man Band, 10 p.m., Siberia (tickets) Peaches, Vice Cooler, DJ set by Miss Pussycat and Quintron, 10 p.m., One Eyed Jacks (tickets); Flow Tribe, Daria and The Hip Drops, 10 p.m., Gasa Gasa (tickets); Mary Gauthier, Gretchen Peters, 9 p.m., Chickie Wah Wah
Saturday: Lucius, You Won’t, 9 p.m., Gasa Gasa: Lucius took the indie-pop scene by storm with its eclectic first album, Wildewoman, which packs dance tracks, sentimental love songs, and spunky sing-a-longs into one irresistable record (tickets); Also on Saturday: The Front Bottoms, You Blew It!, Donovan Wolfington, 10 p.m., One Eyed Jacks (tickets); Papa’s Anniversary Show feat. John “Papa” Gros, Brian Stoltz and more, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s (tickets); Meschiya Lake, Alexandra Scott, Lee Walker, 6 p.m., Siberia; The Seymores, Lovey Dovies, Secret Passages, 10 p.m., Circle Bar; Taylor Made, Future Leaders of the World, Nick Ray, 9 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf’s Den (tickets)
Monday: Neko Case, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, 9 p.m., Civic Theatre: On her, Grammy-nominated solo album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, Case's musical sensibility grows closer to the smart pop of Canadian indie super-ground The New Pornographers, but with more emotional clarity and intensity.;(tickets).
Wednesday: Those Darlins, Bully, 8 p.m., Gasa Gasa: Having experimented with alt-country and garage rock, Those Darlins take on a more classic rock n' roll sound with their latest record, Blur the Line (tickets).
Thursday: Delorean, Until the Ribbon Breaks, 7 p.m., One Eyed Jacks: The alt-dance band, appropriately named after the famous time machine from the Back To The Future series, mixes spacey indie-pop with new age electronic music. Thursday they play an early show at Jacks (tickets); Also on Thursday: Jake Bugg, 9 p.m., Civic Theatre (tickets); Royal Teeth, Chappo, Luxley, 10 p.m., Tipitina’s (tickets)
Part fashion show, part costume contest, part talent competition, The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus hosts the 4th Annual Set Your Phasers to Stunning Saturday, 8 p.m. at The Howlin’ Wolf with a range of prizes including PBR merchandise and a lifetime membership to the Krewe of Chewbacchus (tickets).