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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/30/2010

May mixtape: Buzzcocks, Laura Marling, Devin the Dude

By David Malitz

John Lydon brings his influential post-punk band Public Image Ltd. to 9:30 club on May 12. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni)

Outdoor concerts begin to populate the calendar in May, but there are still plenty of club shows that deserve attention. Among them, a pair of punk-era icons, the Buzzcocks and Public Image Ltd., are in town on back-to-back days as they aim to relive past glories. TV recap rockers Previously on Lost play just before the long-awaited finale of "Lost," and soul eccentric Erykah Badu closes the month with a pair of shows at DAR Constitution Hall. Bluegrass fans will enjoy the Infamous Stringdusters and Chatham County Line while local Dischord mainstays Medications make their long-awaited return.

For a complete list of this month's picks, check out the May Mixtape best bets list. After the jump, listen to streaming tracks from many of this month's featured artists.

"Evil Urges" - My Morning Jacket (live)

"In This World" - Reflection Eternal

"The War on the Terror and the Drugs" - Ike Reilly f. Shooter Jennings

"You Tear Me Up" - Buzzcocks

"Public Image" - Public Image Ltd.

"All the Same" - The Infamous Stringdusters

"One More Shot" - Chatham County Line (live)

"Star" - Little Brother

"Rambling Man" - Laura Marling

"Similes" - Eluvium

"Lost in Two Minutes" - Previously on Lost

"Teardrop Tattoo" - Neverever

"I Don't Wanna Grow Up" - Hayes Carll (Tom Waits cover)

"Surrender" - Cheap Trick

"People Talk" - Devin the Dude

By David Malitz  | April 30, 2010; 10:00 AM ET
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