On FRIDAY (the 14th), singer-songwriter Anna Nalick (she had that huge song “Breathe” a few years back) and Satellites Fall perform at Manchester 65 in West Warwick (401.649.0164), while Neil Young tribute crew Young Rust play a freebie at the All American Bar & Grille in North Kingstown (401.294.3649). Holy smokes — St. Paddy’s weekend jumps off SATURDAY (the 15th) with stacked live action statewide, so plan accordingly and get a designated driver: head to Jimmy’s Saloon immediately following the parade for The Ravers, Los Duderinos and CT’s Little Ugly ($10, 401.846.5121); Firehouse 13 will be jumping courtesy of Wayne “The Train” Hancock with The McGunks, Whiskey Kill, and Gentlemen Soundsystem ($15 day of show, 401.270.1801); the Met (401.729.1005) hosts a Starting Over Tuesday reunion with War Games, The Varsity Club, and plenty more (all ages, $12 at the door); Six Ten Connector celebrates a new CD release at Dusk with Kid Felix, Morris & the East Coast, and 33 Leaves; and TV On the Radio’s Kyp Malone returns to RI with Ice Balloons and stellar local duo Pixels at Machines with Magnets (401.596.4225). For a slightly more relaxed affair on Saturday, get to the Columbus Theatre for legendary Miracle Legion frontman Marc Mulcahy (who played a pickup basketball game in Olneyville a coupla decades ago) with special guest support from The ’Mericans (all-ages, $15). Raise a pint with Sharks Come Cruisin’ at the Parlour on MONDAY (the 17th) — aka St. Patrick’s Day — starting at 6 pm, dial 401.383.5858 for more. Ahead to Wednesday (he 19th), get to the Fête Lounge early for local greats Torn Shorts opening for Blitzen Trapper; tix are $15, dial 401.383.1112 for details.