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At 9 p.m. Thurs­day, April 28, High May­hem Emerg­ing

Arts (2811 Siler Lane, www.high­may­hem.org) hosts an eclec­tic evening of ex­per­i­men­tal mu­sic. Osaka-born mu­si­cian/com­poser Tat­suya Nakatani presents his five­piece Nakatani Gong Orches­tra (N.G.O.), which cre­ates hyp­notic per­cus­sive drone mu­sic with the help of 10 gongs and stands, bows, and mal­lets de­signed and built by Nakatani him­self. Cap­tain Ahab (above) presents its wild and wacky in­dus­trial-elec­tro-clash-disco-hop, de­liv­er­ing naughty bits like “Girls Gone Wild” and “I Can’t Be­lieve It’s Not Booty” to sweat-drenched au­di­ences of all ages. Albuquerque’s Yel­low Crys­tal Star, aka Mark Billings, cre­ates dreamy sound col­lages, many of which teeter on the brink of creepy-yet-calm­ing au­ral night ter­rors. There’s a re­quested $10 do­na­tion at the door.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee

All Stars rose out of the vi­o­lent civil war in late-’90s Sierra Leone. The blood­shed that took the lives of so many peo­ple also re­sulted in a group of dis­placed mu­si­cians who con­tin­ued to cre­ate mu­sic at the Sem­bak­ounya refugee camp in Guinea. The group’s in­cred­i­ble story — and its up­lift­ing fu­sion of West African rhythms and gui­tar pop, reg­gae, and hip-hop — were doc­u­mented in the 2005 film Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars. South­west Roots Mu­sic presents the en­sem­ble at

8 p.m. Thurs­day, April 28, at the for­mer Santa Fe Brew­ing Com­pany Pub & Grill (27 Fire Place) to cel­e­brate the grand re­open­ing of the venue’s out­door stage. Tick­ets are $25 in ad­vance (from Tick­ets Santa Fe at the Len­sic, 988-1234, www.tick­etssantafe.org) or $29 at the door.

Ser­e­nata of Santa Fe of­fers cham­ber works by Nielsen, Mart­inu˚, Brahms, and the con­tem­po­rary com­poser Kenji Bunch (left). Though prin­ci­pally trained as a pi­anist, Brahms also grew adept on the horn, an in­stru­ment his fa­ther had played pro­fes­sion­ally. Its shrouded tone is used evoca­tively in his Horn Trio of 1865, which hor­nist Scott Tem­ple plays here with vi­o­lin­ist Elena Sopoci and pi­anist Debra Ay­ers. Tick­ets ($25, dis­counts avail­able) are sold at the door at the Scot­tish Rite Cen­ter, 463 Paseo de Per­alta, prior to the per­for­mance, which be­gins at 3 p.m. on Sun­day, April 24. Call 989-7988.

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