Well known for her work in alt-rock groups Throwing Muses and 50 Foot Wave, Atlanta-born singer/songwriter KRISTIN HERSH has also made waves as a solo artist with releases such as this year's Learn to Sing Like a Star. She's both a talented lyricist and musician, responsible for much of Star's instrumentation. Her Mon., APRIL 30, performance features a full band and string section as well as opening acts the McCarricks and Dolorean. $12-$14. 8 p.m. The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals Road. 404-522-3950. www.badearl.com.