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Continued: The Big Gigs for May 9-15: Nickel Creek, Cage the Elephant, Tina & the B-Sides

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Pianist Laura Caviani has backed some fine singers (Karrin Allyson, Prudence Johnson, Lucia Newell) and, on rare occasions, publicly lifted her own voice in song — check out “Between the Lines” from her 2005 album “Going There.” But a whole night of Caviani singing is unprecedented, as she turns over the piano chair to Chris Lomheim and tackles old favorites with a trio including bassist Bruce “Pooch” Heine and drummer Dave Schmalenberger. (7:30 p.m. Thu., Jazz Central Studios, 407 Central Av. SE., Mpls. $10 suggested donation.) Surowicz


For its spring concert, Magnum Chorum welcomes St. Olaf Choir conductor Anton Armstrong, who will lead a program ranging from familiar classical pieces to celebrations of the African-American spiritual tradition. Music by Mendelssohn and Bach is joined by Ken Jennings’ “The Lord Is the Everlasting God,” Ralph Johnson’s “Lord, Thee I Love,” Robert Ray’s jazzy “Gospel Mass” and Moses Hogan’s triumphant “Ride On, King Jesus.” A lullaby by Daniel Elder and music by Horatio Parker and F. Melius Christiansen round out the program. (7:30 p.m. Sat., Westwood Lutheran Church, 9001 Cedar Lake Rd., St. Louis Park, $5-$21, William Randall Beard


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