Live music this week: Bands you can take home to mother

Although live music this week starts off with the late-2000s pop-punk act Alkaline Trio, the sounds will mellow in time for Mother's Day.

Alkaline Trio will play Fort Lauderdale's Revolution Live at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday ($28.99, Ticketmaster.com). Another millennial group, Tera Melos, will perform 10 p.m. Thursday at Bardot in Miami. The California-based trio belongs to a vein of progressive-rock musicians who play psychedelic interpretations of emo ($10-$14, BardotMiami.com).

Just blocks away on the same night, at the AmericanAirlines Arena, Spanish love-song crooner Alejandro Sanz will take the stage at 8 ($55-$140, Ticketmaster.com). Sanz has collaborated with Juanes, Shakira and Alicia Keys, and he's on tour promoting his latest release, "La Musica No Se Toca."

Crosby, Stills and Nash will play the Hard Rock Live Friday and Saturday. The trio released a box set and live DVD last year, and have been touring the West Coast playing autism benefit shows before setting off on their summer-long tour ($54-$115.50, Ticketmaster.com).


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Also playing multiple shows is the vocal group Celtic Woman, at 8 p.m. Friday at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts ($62-$128, CelticWoman.com) and at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. ($33.25-$133, Ticketmaster.com)