LION OF IDO Ido Zmishlany and his band are not "Hard to Love."
INFO $10 advance, $12 day of; 631-264-7712, clubloaded.com
MAYDAY PARADE Alternarock straight outta Tallahassee.
WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Thursday, The Nutty Irishman Farmingdale, 323 Main St.
INFO $20 advance, $22 day of; 516-293-9700, clubloaded.com
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WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Friday, NYCB Theatre at Westbury
INFO $39.50-$69.50; 800-745-3000, livenation.com
CARL PALMER BAND Best prog-rock drummer?
INFO $45; 631-969-1101, boultoncenter.org
INFO $39.50-$75; 516-299-3100, ticketmaster.com
JOSH RITTER Literary and folky.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Saturday, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington
INFO $50-$55; 516-767-6444, landmarkonmainstreet.org
SLAID CLEAVES Country and folky.
WHEN | WHERE 2 p.m. Sunday, University Cafe, Stony Brook University
INFO $25 until Wednesday, $30 at the door; 631-632-1093, shopsbu.com
WHEN | WHERE Nov. 8-9, Roseland Ballroom, Manhattan
INFO $76.50-$158.50 beginning 10 a.m. Friday via 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
WHEN | WHERE Nov. 25, Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom
INFO $81.50 beginning noon Friday via 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
WHEN | WHERE Feb. 18, IZOD Center, East Rutherford, N.J.
INFO $28.50-$69.50 beginning 10 a.m. Saturday via 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
METHOD MAN Aww, Meth is in a new Sour Patch Kids commercial.
WHEN | WHERE 9 p.m., Best Buy Theater, 1515 Broadway
INFO $32.50; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com
JANE'S ADDICTION "The Great Escape Artist," Jane's long-awaited first album since 2003 hits stores Oct. 18.
WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m., Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Place (also Tuesday, Oct. 18)
INFO $39.50; 800-745-3000, livenation.com
* I Am the Avalanche's "Avalanche United" (I Surrender)
* Ryan Adams' "Ashes and Fire" (Pax-AM/Capitol)
* Radiohead's "TKOL RMX 1234567" (TBD)
* Peter Gabriel's "New Blood" (Real World)
* Lauren Alaina's "Wildflower" (Mercury Nashville/19)
* James Morrison's "Awakening" (Universal Republic)