What: The Americana-meets-folk-rock group Firstman Family Affair kicks off its national tour in Denver tonight at 9 p.m. at the Soiled Dove Underground, 7401 E. First Ave. Tickets are $12 and $18. For more information, call 303-366-0007 or visit www.soileddove.com.

Why Go? The trio is incredibly talented. Joe Firstman has written songs for Jewel. Tour mate Tony Lucca has played with Macy Gray and Jonny Lang. And songwriter Brian Wright just released the CD Bluebird.

Bonus: Can’t make tonight’s show? Flip on Last Call with Carson Daly. Firstman plays with the house band.