Lucinda Williams at Stubb’s. “I didn’t set out to make a country soul album,” Lucinda Williams said earlier this year in reference to her new two-disc release “Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone.” “But all of a sudden, all of these songs were like, OK, where does thie need to go? Memphis, and Muscle Shoals.” The intersection of country and soul is a natural destination on Williams’ rambling musical atlas, and there’s a ton of intriguing stuff to explore in this 100-minutes-plus opus, from the opening “Compassion” (written with her father, the renowned poet Miller Williams) to a nearly 10-minute ruminative rendition of the late J.J. Cale’s “Magnolia” at the end. She’ll get to some of that, plus no doubt a lot of her classic Americana material, in this outdoor show at Stubb’s with opener the Kenneth Brian Band. $28-$30. 7 p.m. doors. 801 Red River St. stubbsaustin.com. — P.B.
Also: Atlanta rockers Manchester Orchestra have release two albums this year: “Cope,” which charted in the top 20, and “Hope,” featuring acoustic versions of all the same songs. They’re at the Scoot Inn with Chris Staples. … The Mohawk’s outdoor stage presents Peter Hook & the Light, fronted by the former Joy Division and New Oer bassist. … Singer-songwriter Shawn Phillips, a native Texan who has lived overseas for a fair part of his half-century career, plays the Cactus Cafe. … Soulful punkers Flesh Lights play a release show for their new album “Free Yourself” at Hotel Vegas. … The Broken Spoke begins a weeklong celebration of its 50th anniversary with Tuesday regular Weldon Henson performing classic country tunes.