It’s a shame that Poliça aren’t going to be flying closer to the 518, but it should still be worth the drive to Northampton for their stop at the Iron Horse tonight (Thursday, 10 PM, $13, 413-586-8686). . . . It’s metal band the Acacia Strain who are doing the driving, from their home in Chipopee, Mass., for a stop at the Upstate Concert Hall tonight (7 PM, $16, 371-0012). . . . Cuddle Magic always feel like a local band when they’re in town, which they will be when they play Caffe Lena tomorrow (Friday) with Rosary Beard (8 PM, $16, 583-0022). . . . Swedish electro is going to be the main course Friday night at Upstate Concert Hall when Dada Life perform with dubstep opener 12th Planet (9 PM, $32, 371-0012). . . . Peter Prince is back at Putnam Den Friday night with Moon Boot Lover and Conehead Buddha (10 PM, $8, 584-8066). . . . Somewhere between Michael Franti and Citizen Cope, Trevor Hall will come to the Pearl Street Nightclub on Friday with Jon and Roy (9 PM, $18, 413-586-8686). . . . Jed Davis celebrates the release of Small Sacrifices Must Be Made! Saturday night at the Hudson River Coffee House (8 PM, free, 596-0959). . . . Sleep on the Way is the name of the new record by Dan Johnson and His Expert Sidemen, who will celebrate its release Saturday night at Caffe Lena (8 PM, $14, 583-0022). . . . The Capital Area Indie Fest returns for the third year at the Egg on Saturday, featuring The City Never Sleeps, the Hearing Aides and more (7 PM, $15, 473-1845). . . . Dark electronic trio Angels on Acid bring the untz to Valentine’s Saturday night (7 PM, $9, 432-6572).