Here’s a look at the top concerts of the week, highlighted by the return of a popular jam band and a rising K-pop act.
A favorite of jam-band fans, Railroad Earth steams back to the Fillmore in San Francisco for two shows, Jan. 17 and 18. The New Jersey act, which combines elements of bluegrass, rock and other genres in its music, is supporting its latest release, “The John Denver Letters.”
Details: 8 p.m.; $29.50, livenation.com
Details: 7:30 p.m.; $55-$175, ticketmaster.com
Rex Orange County
The much-buzzed-about indie-pop artist – whose real name is Alexander O’Connor and who actually hails from England, not Orange County – visits the Masonic in San Francisco on Jan. 16 and the Fox Theater in Oakland on Jan. 17.
Details: 8 p.m.; $25, livenation.com
The cool English rock act, led by the charismatic Guy Garvey, performs Jan. 20 at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Jesca Hoop is also on the bill.
Details: 8 p.m.; $39.50, ticketmaster.com