The Indian singer started his career in 2016 as a lyricist for Ninja (he wrote their “License”) and has played sporadic dates around the country since February and debuted a year later on his own with “G Music.” Last year, MooseWala, who moved to Canada after graduating college, toured that country, as well as his native India. He’s played sporadic dates in the U.S. since February and recently released several songs with Sunny Malton (“Outlaw,” “Chosen”).
8 p.m. April 28. $40. The Masquerade, 75 M.L.K. Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. 1-800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com.
The beloved Atlanta duo has always been charity-minded and will donate all proceeds from this show to El Refugio, a non-profit Decatur-based ministry of hospitality and visitation serving immigrants and their families and friends at Lumpkin’s Stewart Detention Center. Emily Saliers recently told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the scenario became “very personal” to her, which is why she and musical partner Amy Ray decided to stage the concert.
With Matt Nathanson and Chastity Brown. 8 p.m. April 30. Sold out. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta. 1-877-987-6487, ticketfly.com.
On the eve of her performance at Shaky Knees Music Festival, the indie-rock maven will headline a kickoff show for the fest with a much more intimate vibe. Last year, a 25th anniversary set celebrating her benchmark “Exile in Guyville” album arrived, called “Girly-Sound to Guyville.” Phair has been cryptic about working on new material, but she has a memoir titled “Horror Stories” set for November arrival.
8 p.m. May 2. $26-$29 (18 and older only). Terminal West, 887 W. Marietta St. NW, Atlanta. 404-876-5566, terminalwestatl.com.
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