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Thursday music picks: Of Montreal, Karla Bonoff

Peter Blackstock

Of Montreal at Mohawk outdoor. Like many of their associates in the loose Elephant Six Collective of bands, Athens, Georgia, outfit Of Montreal tends to play music that’s all over the indie-pop spectrum. Most any stylistc approach is fair game — sometimes within the span of a single song — as long as it’s a bit off-kilter in some manner. Polyvinyl Records labelmate Pillar Point opens. $18, 7:30 p.m. doors, 912 Red River St., — P.B.

Also: Singer-songwriter Karla Bonoff, who rose to prominence in the 1970s Southern California folk-rock scene with songs covered by Linda Ronstadt and Bonnie Raitt, performs at One World Theatre. …Oklahoma retro-rocker JD McPherson is at the Belmont with Steel Wheels and the Cactus Blossoms. … Florida rockers Anberlin, on a farewell tour behind their final album “Lowborn,” stop in at Emo’s with Dayshell. … Rising Houston group the Tontons play the indoor stage at Stubb’s. … Local singer-songwriter Havilah Rand celebrates the release of her new album “A High Wave” at Strange Brew.