11:50 PM CDT, September 29, 2011
Fleet Foxes: The Seattle group’s pristine multi-part harmonies are now augmented by a more powerful sense of instrumental dynamics, as its headlining set last July at the Pitchfork Music Festival affirmed, 7:30 Friday-Saturday at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., $38 (sold out); ticketmaster.com.
Oval: Berlin-based innovator Markus Popp brings his textured brand of electronic psychedelia to a decidedly non-rave setting. Word is he’ll perform tracks from his “Lost 2007 Album” and boost the rhythms on some of his more atmospheric music, 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago, $10 (students), $16 (members) and $20; mcachicago.org.
Diane Izzo Memorial Concert: The singer-songwriter left behind a small but powerful collection of songs after dying of cancer earlier this year. Now some of her friends and fans gather to pay tribute, led by Califone and Souled American, 5:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, $20; ticketfly.com.
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