Weekend Music Picks

Here are musician Ken Beasley’s top music picks on the Lower East Side for this weekend:

Laura Stevenson & the Cans

LAURA STEVENSON AND THE CANS – Fri, June 24 І 8PM at The Bowery Ballroom

Laura Stevenson, of Laura Stevenson and the Cans, comes with quite a pedigree. Her grandmother was a singer with Benny Goodman’s band, and her grandfather penned the classic “The Little Drummer Boy”. It’s undeniable, however, that Stevenson is completely “of” her generation. She crafts exquisitely melodic songs that gently float about, yet ultimately satisfy with a cracking thunder, whether by sound or by lyric. $15// 6 Delancey St.