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The Morning Call - - GO GUIDE - Read an in­ter­view with Lav­i­gne in Fri­day’s Go Guide.

But she has re­bounded strongly with her new al­bum, “Head Above Water,” and its ti­tle track gave Lav­i­gne her first gold record in six years. She re­mains an in­flu­ence on a gen­er­a­tion of new acts, most ob­vi­ously hit new singer Bil­lie Eil­ish.

8 p.m. Fri­day, with Jag­war Twin, Parx Casino, 2999 Street Road, Ben­salem. Sold Out, but re­sale tick­ets avail­able, www.parx­casino.com, 888-LUV-PARX. In re­cent years, coun­try mu­sic has been in­fested — er, in­fused — with “bro­coun­try,” the move­ment that added hip-hop, hard rock and elec­tron­ica.

Thank good­ness for Eric Church, whose style is the an­tithe­sis to that: a throw­back to the out­law coun­try of Hank Wil­liams, Merle Hag­gard and Way­lon Jen­nings. Which do fans and critic pre­fer? Well, whose four al­bums have topped the charts (the lat­est, last year’s “Des­per­ate Man,” de­buted at No. 1) and pro­duced more than 20 gold and plat­inum hits? Who had 22 Academy of Coun­try Mu­sic Award, 25 Coun­try Mu­sic Award and seven Grammy Award nom­i­na­tions?

And who is play­ing two unique shows on con­sec­u­tive nights at Wells Fargo Cen­ter in Philly?

8 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day, Wells Fargo Cen­ter, 3601 S. Broad St., Philadelph­ia. Tick­ets: $34.90-$175.75 (some sec­tions sold out), www.wells­frago­cen­ter.com, 800-298-4200. The knock against Greta Van Fleet is that its mu­sic is so rem­i­nis­cent of Led Zep­pelin to be al­most a copy. But there are plenty of holes in that ar­gu­ment. First, vir­tu­ally all rock bands stand on the shoul­ders of those who have come be­fore. Sec­ond, Led Zep­pelin’s mu­sic was some of the great­est rock ever, and no one is do­ing it these days — not even Led Zep­pelin. Fi­nally, Zep­pelin’s mu­sic was so di­verse, there are plenty of styles to pur­sue.

Like the best bands, Greta Van Fleet uses Zep as in­spi­ra­tion, not to copy. Lis­ten to the new Top 5 Rock Chart sin­gle “Al­ways There” from the up­com­ing (Dec. 6 re­lease) film “A Mil­lion Lit­tle Pieces.” It’s an amal­ga­ma­tion of Zep hooks, Robert Plant-es­que vo­cals and Jimmy Page gui­tar riffs. But it’s great.

8 p.m. Tues­day and Wed­nes­day, with Shan­non and the Clams, The Met Philadelph­ia, 858 N. Broad St.,, Philadelph­ia. Tick­ets: Tues­day sold out, but re­sale tick­ets avail­able. Wed­nes­day $39.50-$105 (some sec­tions sold out), www.themet­philly.com, 800-745-300.

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Avril Lav­i­gne plays Parx Casino in Ben­salem on Fri­day.

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