Breakaway--At Lucifer's, Kenmore Square, Boston, through Sunday.

George King Band--At the Sunflower Cafe, Boylston St., Friday.

The Cars--At the Paradise Cafe, Boston Friday and Saturday.

Chuck McDermott and Wheatstraw--At Jonathan Swift's, Boylston St., Friday and Saturday.

Geoff Bartley--At the Back Room at the Idler, Mt. Auburn St., Friday.


East Coast Muscle--At Jack's, Mass Ave near Central Square, Friday and Saturday.

How to Change a Flat Tire (yes, that's their name, folks)--At Passim's, Palmer St., Saturday.

Taj Mahal--The Man himself. This one is definitely worth catching. Taj will be at Hoyt Field, on Western Ave., Tuesday at 8.