Picks for Week of May 5


 Sunday, Alastair Moock’s 100th Birthday Trib-Hoot to Pete Seeger, Club Passim, Cambridge, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. — The Boston-based Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter hosts a two-part tribute the famed folk star Seeger. The early show is a family showcase featuring Anand Nayak and Fiddlin’ Quinn. The late show features Sean Staples, Eric and Hazel Royer, and Nayak.
Monday, the White Owls, Toad, Cambridge, 8 p.m. — No, that is not a typo. The residency for the Dennis Brennan-fronted blues band is moving up its start time by 90 minutes beginning with this show. David Johnston opens at 7 p.m.
• Tuesday, the Dandy Warhols, Royale, Boston, 7 p.m. — Ticket demand for the local stop on the 25th anniversary tour was so big, this show was moved from the Sinclair to Bowery Boston’s bigger room.
• Wednesday, Strand of Oaks, the Sinclair, Cambridge, 8 p.m. — Tim Showalter, buoyed by a highly-acclaimed new album and collaborative projects with My Morning Jacket and Jason Isbell, is celebrating a career renaissance with his band. Wild Pink opens.
Thursday, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Cabot Theatre, Beverly, 8 p.m. — After a long run of solo or duo shows, Earle returns to these parts with his band the Dukes, an exciting proposition for his fans.
Friday, The Mammals, the Burren, Somerville, 7 p.m. — The talented folk rockers, headed by Ruth Ungar and Michael Merenda, come to Somerville fresh off a triumphant turn at the Kerrville Folk Fest.
Saturday, Somerville Porchfest, multiple stages, 12-6 p.m. — The popular rite of spring returns! Local acts ranging from “bollywood funk, cosmic Americana, blues, Moroccan, Balkan, gospel, American space rock and clawhammer banjo” perform passersby from porches throughout Somerville. Get out and explore acts in three time slots — west of Willow Ave. from 12-2; Willow Ave. to Central St. 2-4; and east of Central St. from 4-6.