CARTEL Hotlanta-area pop rock.

WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Wednesday, The Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale

INFO $15 advance, $17 day of; 631-753-1975, clubloaded.com, thecrazydonkey.com


AGAINST ME! You're not against punk rock, are you? Moneybrother, Dead to Me

WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Friday, The Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale

INFO $12; 631-753-1975, clubloaded .com, thecrazydonkey.com


HAMMER OF THE GODS Miss Zeppelin? This one's for you. (And bring a healthy, nonperishable food item for rock CAN roll.)

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Concert Hall, Tilles Center, C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville

INFO $25-$45; 516-299-3100, tillescenter.org, ticketmaster.com


LEVON HELM BAND The drummer from The Band is front and center now.

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WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St.

INFO $95-$145; 631-288-1500, whbpac.org


TALIB KWELI & HI TEK Or better known as the hip-hop duo Reflection Eternal. No offense, other bands, but this is the best show this week.

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Sunday, The Crazy Donkey, 1058 Rte. 110, Farmingdale

INFO $25 advance, $28 day of; 631-753-1975, clubloaded .com, thecrazydonkey.com


HOT TIX


Faith No More

WHEN | WHERE July 2, Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn (second show added)

INFO $44 through ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000


Jackson Browne

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WHEN | WHERE Sept. 14, Beacon Theatre, Manhattan

INFO $46-$105 through livenation.com, 800-745-3000


Carrie Underwood

WHEN | WHERE Nov. 5. Nassau Coliseum

INFO $32-$52 through ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000

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NYC SOUNDS


Saturday & Sunday

ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN When these guys first hit it big, "college-rock" was a genre.

WHEN | WHERE 9 p.m., Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place, Manhattan

INFO $39.50; 212-777-6800, livenation.com


Monday

CORINNE BAILEY RAE The delightful Brit singer-songwriter just played the Coachella Fest.

WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m., Webster Hall (sold out, call for last-minute availability), 125 E. 11th St., Manhattan (her May 5 show at Music Hall of Williamsburg is also sold out)

INFO $32.50; 212-353-1600, ticketmaster.com


IN STORES

Melissa Etheridge's "Fearless Love" (Island)

Mary Chapin Carpenter's "The Age of Miracles" (Zoe / Rounder)

Bullet for My Valentine's "Fever" (Zomba)

Jo Dee Messina's "Unmistakable Love" (Curb)

Miranda Cosgrove's "Sparks Fly" (Columbia)


HOT SONG

Jamie Foxx gets help from Justin Timberlake and T.I. on his new single "Winner" (J), which plays out like a slowed-down "4 Minutes to Save the World" combined with an NBA playoffs commercial and remixed by Dr. Dre circa "The Chronic." Luckily, "Winner," set for Foxx's upcoming summer album, was picked as the theme for the NBA Finals on TNT, or the chorus of "I feel like I can't miss . . . so just pass me the ball" would have gone without a marketing hook.