Mostly known now as the darlings of Kurt Cobain, the Raincoats were an important part of the original post-punk scene, and added a violin for flourish, no less. On their reunion tour in the early '90s, they blew away Liz Phair and now, back again, they're appropriately teamed with someone who's learned a lot from them (Stern) and one of their fellow travelers (Albertine), which should make for quite a evening. Don't forget to flash your cellphone for "Fairytale in the Supermarket." With Soft Power as part of the Royal Flush Festival.
Fri., Oct. 16, 8 p.m., 2009