My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including tributes to Weezer and Outkast, August Alsina, and comedian Doug Stanhope.

Doug Stanhope photo
Doug Stanhope

Tuesday: August Alsina album release party, 9 p.m., The Howlin’ Wolf: The New Orleans, Def Jam-signed hip-hop singer celebrates the release of his debut album, Testimony (tickets).

Wednesday: Noah Gundersen, Amon Jay, 8 p.m., Gasa Gasa: Lead singer of The Courage, Noah Gundersen embarks on a solo career with his debut, indie-folk album, Ledges (tickets); Also on Wednesday: Dar Williams, Kristin Diable, 8 p.m., House of Blues (tickets); Deleted Scenes, Ben Jones Band, De Lune Deluge, 10 p.m., The Circle Bar; Johnny J and The Hitmen with Derek Huston, 8 p.m., Rock ’n’ Bowl

Thursday: The Cover Set Series Presents: The Breton Sound play Pinkerton, 8 p.m., Gasa Gasa: Nearly two decades after its release, Weezer's second studio album is still making noise. Thursday night, The Breton Sound perform the record in its entirety (tickets); Also on Thursday: Umphrey’s McGee, 8 p.m., Civic Theatre (tickets

Other Stuff:

Comedian Doug Stanhope, leader of the comedy troupe The Unbookables, takes on religion, government, and idiocy this Friday, 9 p.m., at The Howlin’ Wolf (tickets).

The SoundCLASH presents Outkast20: The Nola Tribute to Outkast (feat. E.F. Cuttin), which will cover all the hits, B-sides and remixes of the South's biggest name in hip-hop, 10 p.m., at The Howlin’ Wolf’s Den (tickets).