Dr. Willard A. Palmer Festival/World Accordion Day May 5-7 Harrington Arts Center, Superior Accordion festival with performances by Mihoko Goto & Chiharu Ebihara, Jane Christison (Janie Next Door), former Senator Florian Chmielewski, local scribes Anthony Bukoski & Bart Sutter, Mike Middleton & tuba player Clayton Capps, and more.  

The Repairmen Friday, May 5, 7 p.m. Caddy Shack Duluth-based garage folk rock quartet led by Garth Anderson with Joshua Tesch, Timothy Rubin and Jeremy Roseth, playing earthy, unpolished yet involving compositions. Instrumental soul collective Landscapes opens.  

12 Angry Jurors Sat. & Sun., May 6 & 7, 1-3 p.m. AICHO Adaptation of the courtroom drama “12 Angry Men,” staged by The Minnesota Courts / Sixth District Equal Justice Committee and American Indian Community Housing Organization. Q & A after the performance with Leanne Littlewolf, an opportunity to learn what jury duty is and bust associated myths.  

Rafe Carlson Saturday, May 6, 8 p.m. Spurs on First Country singer/songwriter from Duluth has been hobnobbing around Nashville and now launches a full-band summer tour of the Midwest.  

Borealis Chamber Artists Sunday, May 7, 3 p.m. Pilgrim Congregational Church, Duluth Spring concert by the Twin Ports-based professional chamber choir and orchestra performing music from the Baroque era, featuring joyous, yet underperformed, masterpieces by J.S. Bach, J.C. Bach and Antonio Vivaldi.  

The Make-Believe Spurs Wednesday, May 10, 6-9 p.m. Earth Rider Brewery What do you get when you cross a forest witch, a bluegrass guitarist and a hippie Kentuckian? Music ranging from acoustic to electric-driven dance floor romps. Their influences include the Avett Brothers, the Byrds, the Black Keys, Shovels and Rope, Nathaniel Rateliff and John Prine.  

Rocket Club Thursday, May 11, 7 p.m. The West Theatre Minneapolis band launched in 2008 and fronted by Chris Hawkey racked up three songs on the Billboard country charts as an unsigned act. They went on hiatus in 2014 but much to their surprise, their music continued to make fans. Now they re-enter with a new record and tour.