Here's an unreleased track (the band's rendition of "C.C. Rider" from 1981) from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band's deep catalog to be reissued Sept. 25 for the The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection Box Set, a four-disc, 58-track with five previously unreleased Tracks From 1960s, '70s and '80s, all rescued and remastered after Hurricane Katrina.
In October, pop duo Generationals returns with the EP Lucky Numbers — stream the title track here.
Post-punk trio Whom Do You Work For? released its single "Panic" from a titular upcoming EP. Download it here.
Walt McClements, wearer of many hats, most notably in Why Are We Building Such A Big Ship?, has a new project called Lonesome Leash. The solo venture makes its EP debut, I am no captain, in January 2013. Stream "Feeding Frenzy" here. (Lonesome Leash also performs Sept. 11 with Ohio's Time and Temperature and Aurora Nealand's Monocle at AllWays Lounge.)
Tonight, Athens, Ga. singer-songwriter Madeline performs at 8 p.m. at The Big Top. Download the track "30 Days," from her 2012 collection B-sides, and "Hurry Up Pronto" from her excellent 2011 LP Black Velvet.
Also on the bill: New Orleans punk rock The Ghostwood — download the band's 2005 landmark debut Development here.
The Album Leaf, a decade-old solo electronic-pop project from Jimmy LaVelle, performs 9 p.m. Sunday at One Eyed Jacks. The band returns with a new EP, Forward/Return — download the track "Descent" here.
Baton Rouge's black metal wizards Barghest performs 7 p.m. Sunday, also at The Big Top. (This place has had a steamrolling summer schedule and its expanded arts programs for the fall means it's only getting bigger). Stream its brand new 2012 split release with Minneapolis monsters FALSE here.