New Orleans’ legendary Dixieland jazz institution, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, will give a pre-Mardi Gras performance at the Clark tomorrow (Friday, 8 PM, $45, 413-458-0524). . . . More top-notch jazz will be at the Van Dyck on Friday night courtesy of Michael Benedict and Bopitude Sextet featuring Gary Smulyan (7 and 9:30 PM, $15, 348-7999). . . . Albany’s Che Guevara T-Shirt are back with a new record, Everyone That Is Dead Was Obviously Wrong, Friday night at Valentine’s. They’ll be joined by the Latent and Irradiated Beef (9 PM, 432-6572). . . . Last week’s cover subjects, Stellar Young, will officially introduce the world to their new record Everything at Once Saturday at McGeary’s (8 PM, 463-1455). . . . Nova Scotian singer-songwriter Dave Gunning will come to Old Songs on Saturday (8 PM, $20, 765-2815). . . . Old-school country act the Honeycutters will stop by the Ale House on Sunday (272-9740). . . . Hard rock band Trapt bring a new record and four opening acts to the Upstate Concert Hall on Sunday (6:30 PM, $15, 371-0012).