Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and your favorite genres. To further assist you in your musical journey, check out this playlist of songs by some of the artists coming to town this month. Be sure to come back every week for updates.
This week’s highlights
Louis York and The Shindellas, 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, at the Triple Door. Songwriting duo and musicians Claude Kelly and Chuck Harmony are performing as their band Louis York with female band The Shindellas for their “Love Takeover Tour.” Kelly and Harmony have written songs for several big names including Mary J. Blige, Britney Spears, Bruno Mars and Miley Cyrus. This show is a great choice for lovers of jazz, soul and R&B.
Nick Murphy, 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Neptune Theatre. The Australian singer-songwriter formerly known as Chet Faker is touring throughout North America, Europe and the U.K. in support of his latest studio album, “Run Fast Sleep Naked.” The album is Murphy’s latest release since 2014’s “Built On Glass” and is his first release after dropping his stage name. Fans of downtempo music paired with a soulful voice would fit right in at Murphy’s show.