If it weren’t enough that the leading British alt-rock band from the class of 2001 has begun making concept albums, their first such foray features a guest appearance by Rihanna herself. What could possibly go wrong? Well, for starters, Mylo Xyloto hangs relies a little too heavily on frontman Chris Martin's wispy falsetto. Even more surprising: The strongest portions seem to be heavily indebted to Phoenix. And while there's nothing quite as deep as "Don't Panic" or "Trouble,” it offers plenty of tracks that are almost as much fun as “Lisztomania."
Sun., March 4, 7 p.m., 2012