Chicago pop-punks the Plain White T's may be best known for the single "Hey There Delilah," but the group will show the range of its talents during a gig dubbed "Three-Part Harmony: A Show in Three Acts" featuring rock and acoustic sets and a medley of fan favorites at Metro, 3730 N. Clark, at 7 p.m. Friday, May 8. Danger Radio and Single File open, and tickets are $20 via www.metrochicago.com.
The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, hosts a "3-Way Big Benefit" for the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, Tamms Year Ten Coalition and Young Authors Chicago starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 9, and featuring. Pillars & Tongues, Allá, Afri Caribe, Roommate, Judson Claiborne, Spires That in the Sunset Rise, Baby Alright a Hideout Dance Party with DJ Itch13. The cover charge is $12; for more information, visit http://hideoutchicago.com.