Girlyman, a harmony-driven folk, pop, and bluegrass trio from Brooklyn, takes a humorous lyrical approach to deliver a message of peace, love, and understanding. The out trio of Ty Greenstein, Doris Muramatsu, and Nate Borofsky makes serious music with glorious three-part harmonies and insightful lyrics that range from the heartrending to the uplifting. Each member of the trio is an expert multi-instrumental picker, which gives their shows an anything-can-happen vibe. Think the Carter Family backed by the B52’s. Wednesday, October 10 at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco. 7:30 p.m., $15. CafeduNord.com or 415-861-5016.