Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams

Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams (Jason Merritt / Getty Images for BET / Courtesy / June 30, 2013)

Are you a ne'er-do-well, hardcore, 1970s punk rocker? You won't need to be one to enjoy the salacious and borderline-predatory lyrics of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" when he performs at the Fontainebleau with Pharrell Sunday afternoon ($369 plus fees, familiarity with nonconformist rage will be useful later in the week.

Black Flag's current iteration — including original frontman Greg Ginn — is coming to Grand Central. ($22, Ginn's recently re-formed punk act is working on a new album. The group will make noise in Miami Saturday, Sept. 7.

A younger strain of punk will infest Revolution Live on Friday, when Rancid plays the venue. The band is touring with frontman Tim Armstrong's side project Tim Timebomb and Friends. ($26,

These shows will be in high contrast with Jason Aldean's Night Train Tour, which pulls into the Cruzan Saturday. ($25-$75, The country star's entourage will include heartthrob Jake Owen, who will also perform that night.

Photos and review of country star Brad Paisley playing the Cruzan

Anyone who can't make it to the Fontainebleau's pricey dance show Sunday — or anyone who is less attracted by Thicke's catchy beats after watching him perform with Miley Cyrus at MTV's Video Music Awards — may consider heading to Bardot for a night of low-key, mind-bending ambient music by English producer Lapalux. ($10-$15,