Feb. 19: John Butler Trio at the Hopmonk Tavern

From busking the streets of Fremantle, in western Australia, to world tours fronting his own roots Americana trio, John Butler has seen it all. Forming the John Butler Trio in 1998, the singer-songwriter has led the group through six acclaimed albums, including three consecutive records that all went platinum and topped the Australian charts. Highlighted by a dusty rock sound and spontaneous jam-band aesthetics, the John Butler Trio appear in concert free and early courtesy of KRSH radio station to promote the band’s latest release, Flesh & Blood. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Hopmonk Tavern. 230 Petaluma Ave., Sebastopol. 7:30pm. Free. 707.829.7300