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3 can't-miss shows: Jacob Peter, the Raconteurs, the Warp/the Weft

Jacob Peter, 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at Duende at Silo City (85 Silo City), $5.

Last seen delivering a very special set at the kickoff performance of the Burchfield Penney's "ReSounding" music series last fall, Los Angeles by-way-of-Buffalo musician Jacob Peter (dreambeaches) will make a homecoming appearance on the Silo City grounds.

Best served to fans of Blake Mills, Daniel Rossen and Gabriel Kahne, the multi-instrumentalist's fantastic 2016 EP "Echolalia" is a great place to start if you are new to the artist.

Joining in on the fun will be sets from dreambeaches bandmate Andrew Kothen, who performs under the laid back moniker of Kokoneetz, and heave, another project featuring the versatile Peter. Led by singer-songwriter Emily Finlan, the confessional, bedroom folk act will be regrouping for its first gig of the summer.

The Raconteurs, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Rapids Theatre (1711 Main St., Niagara Falls). Sold out.

Now that Woodstock 50 has finally been put out of its misery, the Raconteurs, along with roughly a three-day festival lineup of other acts, had a hole in its summer tour plans. Luckily for Buffalo, the band quickly filled that opening with a last-minute gig in the Rapids Theatre.

Led by cellphone-less Jack White and singer-songwriter Brendan Benson, the indie rock supergroup finally returned earlier this summer with the rollicking "Help Us Stranger," the quartet's first collection of new music since 2008's "Consolers of the Lonely." Released via White's Third Man Records label, the lively new album finds the quartet continuing to fuse bluesy, garage-rock riffs with power-pop melodies.

Given White's very public disdain of smartphones, all cellular devices will be secured and locked up in a Yondr pouch upon entry to the venue during every date on the group's "fully immersive" tour, so plan your social media feeds accordingly.

The Warp/the Weft, 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Mohawk Place (47 E. Mohawk St.), $5.

Downstate alt-folk project the Warp/the Weft will be returning to downtown Buffalo for a set at Mohawk Place.

Perhaps one of the only acts named after the art of fabric making, the Poughkeepsie band is making the rounds to share tracks off of its August-released record "Dead Reckoning." The new output finds the group continuing to hone its unique blend of progressive rock, chamber folk and psychedelia.

The band previously dropped its 2017 effort "Mapping an Absence" via locally rooted label Admirable Traits.

On hand for local support will be folky pair Carmen & Lizzy and moody indie rockers Urban Planning.

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