The week ahead, June 9, 2016



The week ahead: Pop & rock
Thursday, June 9, 2016

MASHROU’LEILA Having established itself as an art-rock septet, this popular, controversial Lebanese band took a sharp turn on its fourth LP, “Ibn el Leil,” fashioning an artful strain of dance pop as engrossing as it is propulsive. June 9, 7 p.m. $40, advance $30. Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge. 617-864-3278,

BEARSTRONAUT Boston’s favorite electro-pop combo reliably delivers dancefloor bliss, so you can well imagine how hot it’s going to get at this celebration for its latest album, “Telecoast.” A ridiculously stacked bill includes support from Dirty Bangs, Superhuman Happiness, and Party Bois. June 10, 8 p.m. $12. The Sinclair, Cambridge. 617-547-5200,

LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES This Venezuelan dance-pop quartet has been anything but invisible over the last 25 years, polishing its groundbreaking blend of styles to a seductive sheen. Marking a quarter century, the band celebrates “Otra Cara Bonita,” a recently issued collaboration with Italian-born troubadour Yordano. June 10, 8 p.m. $20. Brighton Music Hall, 617-653-8000,

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