Cool Picks November 1, 2012

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1) Keb’ Mo,’ singer/songwriter/guitarist, is a magical musician who dabbles in a corner of music that includes blues, soul and country. His work has garnered him multiple Grammy Awards in blues and country categories, including a W.C. Handy Award (acoustic blues/Album of the Year, 1995).  Mo’ collaborated with Martin Scorsese on his acclaimed 2003 PBS series “Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues.” His songs include “The Whole Enchilada,” “Life is Beautiful,” “Better Man,” and “Government Cheese.” 8 p.m. Palace Theatre. 21 West Otterman St., Greensburg.

2) Andys Wine Bar features jazz musician Clare Ascani in concert tonight as part of their ongoing jazz series. 7:30-10:30 p.m. No cover. 510 Market Street. Fairmont Hotel lobby, Downtown.

3) DJ Barry Bonz with guest DJ Huck Finn spinning all of the best emo on Emo Night 8 at Lava Lounge .  Costumes in vogue. 10 p.m. 2204 E. Carson St., South Side.

4) Club Cafe hosts Ryan Montbleau Band, a funky rock group led by frontman/guitarist (Ryan) Montbleau, performing many of his own original compositions. Montbleau, the band’s lead singer and songwriter,  has a rich, soulful voice.  Special guest Erin McKeown. 8 p.m. 56-58 S. 12th St., South Side.