Chicago, Earth Wind & Fire at Austin360 Amphitheater. Before Chicago segued into soft-rock in the ‘80s the band had a surprisingly funky sound. Peter Cetera is no longer with the band, but the original horn section is still intact so let’s hope they’ll mix up the hits with tracks from their groovy back catalog. They’re joined on this bill by godfathers of groove Earth, Wind and Fire. $25-$125. 7:30 p.m. 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd. austin360amphitheater.com. — D.S.S.
Also: Without him, they’d have been just CNY: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Stephen Stills, who also got in as a member of Buffalo Springfield, plays the Paramount Theatre. … It’s a choose your own hip-hop experience adventure: Cali cat Schwayze drops his deliberately summery, pop rhymes at Empire. Across the street at Holy Mountain, Austin’s excellent full-band hip-hop project Magna Carda continues its residency at Holy Mountain. On the other side of the highway, at the North Door, the “Mind Gone” tour presents a darker vibe with Mike G & Left Brain of Odd Future, Bizarre of D-12 and host Larry, also of Odd Future. … Cello rock trio Rasputina, touring behind their new album “Unknown,” plays the Parish with Daniel Knox. … Squeeze in somewhere up against the wall for what’s sure to be a crowded KGSR “Unplugged at the Grove” show with Ray Wylie Hubbard at Shady Grove.