Low at the Parish. Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk, the creative couple at the core of Duluth, Minn., trio Low, keep unusual company. The presence of Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche on last year’s Sub Pop release “Ones and Sixes” isn’t surprising, but in the past their collaborators have included … America’s Gerry Beckley? Further, Robert Plant thought enough of them to cover not one but two of their songs on his 2010 “Band of Joy” album. That purveyors of sunny pop, arena rock and indie experimentalism can meet on Low’s turf perhaps partly illustrates the uncommon allure of their inventive yet accessible sound. $20. 8 p.m. doors. 214 E. Sixth St. theparishaustin.com.
Also: Country singer-songwriters Sunny Sweeney & Brennen Leigh share the stage at Saxon Pub. … English soul-rockers the 45’s close out a long weekend in Austin at the Continental Club. … Indie-rockers This Will Destroy You play Barracuda. … Other local picks include the Jon Blondell Quintet at the Elephant Room, Aaron Stephens at Geraldine’s and Band of Babies at Strange Brew.