San Antonio music fans will catch a wide array of performances this week as well-known artists such as Citizen Cope and the Arc Angels roam the city. Meanwhile, talented but less familiar names including Beth Hart and Cooper Greenberg are also expected to make a splash. Check out the week’s options below.
Thursday April 21
Arc Angels coalesced in the early 90s around emerging blues-rock stars Charlie Sexton and Doyle Bramhall II, who were backed by Chris Layton and bassist Tommy Shannon, formerly of Stevie Ray Vaughn’s rhythm section. Arc Angels hit paydirt with a self-titled debut album in 1992 before splitting up the following year. They have rarely reunited since, although without Shannon, before their recent decision to get back together on what appears to be a more permanent basis. $45, 7 p.m., Gruene Hall, 1281 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, (830) 606-1281, gruenehall.com. —Mike McMahan
Pioneering blues singer-songwriter Beth Hart uses her vocals to convey melodic yet gritty tunes akin to those of Amy Winehouse. Given her emotionality, it’s no surprise that she’s topped the Billboard Blues Chart six times and works with guitar ace Joe Bonamassa, who can afford to be picky about which singers she works with. he chooses to collaborate. $39-$49, 8 p.m., Aztec Theater, 104 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 812-4355, theaztectheatre.com. —Brianna Espinoza
friday april 22
Cooper Greenberg and his favorite son
Following on from last year’s excellent silver belly Cooper Greenberg of LP, SA plans to record this concert for a live album with his band Favorite Son. Expect special guests Patrick Marr and Nick Pfeiler, melancholic country-indie styles from Greenberg and some guitar fireworks. $12-$45, 9 p.m., Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830, samsburgerjoint.com. —MM
Everything Alice in Chains guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell needs from “Atone” can be revealed during his tour away from the rest of the band. It’s been years since Cantrell released solo work, but he ended that 19-year hiatus with a new album last October. Support comes from fellow solo artists Lola Colette and Phillip-Michael Scales. $47.50-$150, 8 p.m., Aztec Theater, 104 N. St. Mary’s St., (210) 812-4355, theaztectheatre.com. – BE
Saturday April 23
Alternative rock band Eve 6 had hit singles “Inside Out” and “Leech” in 1998 and even toured late night during that time, shaking hands with Jay Leno, David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel. They broke up after this promising tour, but the law says all rock bands must get together. So Eve 6 released the EP Loss value in June 2021 and publicly backed Neil Young earlier this year in his Joe Rogan-fueled feud with Spotify. $23-$89, 7 p.m., Paper Tiger, 2410 N. St. Mary’s St., papertigersatx.com. —MM
Indie country-rock singer-songwriter Tanner Usrey has a busy schedule right now, with dates all over the Southwest through August. The Prosper, Texas native has amassed an impressive 2.5 million online streams, and his song “The Light” has even appeared in Yellowstonefourth-season finale, making him a Texas country artist to watch. $15, 8:30 p.m., John T. Floore’s Country Store, 14492 Old Bandera Road, (210) 695-8827, liveatfloores.com. —Enrique Bonilla
sunday april 24
The handful of singer-songwriter Clarence Greenwood, Citizen Cope specializes in relaxing, positive music that blends folk, blues, hip-hop and other styles. While Greenwood is primarily known for his own albums, his compositions have also been recorded by Carlos Santana and Dido, among others. $29.50-$55, 7 p.m., Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Circle Auditorium, (210) 223-8624, tobincenter.org. – BE
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