Mark Joseph

Saturday: While injecting new life in Minnesota's favorite jam band the Big Wu over the past decade-plus, the guitar ace has also been fronting his own Southern-baked rock band Mark Joseph & American Soul. He also recently set up shop in Los Angeles to make the blues-heavy album "The Musician & the Muse" with producer Steve McCormick. He's celebrating the LP's vinyl release with a just-barely-in-time outdoor gig that will feature harmonica blower Stanley "The Baron" Behrens of WAR, who also plays on the album. (6-9 p.m. Sat. Keg and Case West 7th Market, 928 W. 7th St., St. Paul. Free.)

Chris Riemenschneider