Friday

The Psycho Sisters

Chickie Wah Wah

2828 Canal St.

9 p.m.

(504) 304-4714

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Real life sisters-in-law Vicki Peterson and Susan Cowsill first performed together as the acoustic duo The Psycho Sisters in Los Angeles in the early ’90s. When they relocated to New Orleans as members of The Continental Drifters, they played the occasional Psycho Sisters set in town, singing songs that highlighted their personal chemistry and ability to sing harmonies together. More than 20 years since their first gig together, they’ve finally released their debut album, “Up on the Chair, Beatrice.”

Friday

David Nail

House of Blues

225 Decatur St.

8 p.m.

(504) 310-4999

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Singer David Nail is part of country’s brigade of suburban dudes — guys more at home in an SUV than a pick-up. In the past, his albums have been a little ballad-heavy, but on this year’s “I’m On Fire,” he picks up the pace to mid-tempo with more than a little ’80s jangle pop in his sound. Those changes helped the album’s first single, “Whatever She’s Got,” go platinum.

Tuesday

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist

House of Blues

225 Decatur St.

8 p.m.

(504) 310-4999

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Technology has allowed DJs to manipulate digital tracks when they perform, but DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist are old school in their enduring affection for vinyl records. Shadow’s “Endtroducing” album from 1996 was groundbreaking in its extensive use of vinyl sampling to create new compositions, and Cut Chemist has a similar history. On the “Renegades of Rhythm” tour, they pay tribute to the early days of hip-hop and pioneering DJ Afrika Bambaataa.