Super-duo Broken Bells, a partnership between The Shins’ James Mercer and onetime Athenian Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse, crafts sleek, hook-laden indie-pop that is atmospheric yet immediate, moody yet playful. The group’s most recent album, After the Disco, lives up to its title, a solid collection of mid-tempo, nominally psychedelic post-electronica. Opener Hamilton Leithauser follows up his tenure with acclaimed indie mainstays The Walkmen with a new solo project. Broken Bells’ Burton, who helmed the new U2 album and continues to be one of the most sought-after producers in the music biz, tells Flagpole he has never set foot in the Georgia Theatre despite his former Classic City residency. Welcome him back for the first time. Read a Q&A with Burton on Homedrone.
8 p.m. $31. www.georgiatheatre.com
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