Bust out your party hat and noisemakers for Squidhat Records’ Second Anniversary Showcase Weekend, featuring Surrounded by Thieves, Mercy Music, Bobby Meader, Unfair Fight, Attack Ships on Fire and more, at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. The event is free; call 702-791-5775.
Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron Bumblefoot goes solo at 9 p.m. Friday at Count’s Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free; call 702-220-8849.
Rootsy, rockin’ Vegas singer-songwriter Tarah Grace debuts her new band, High Horse, at 8 p.m. Saturday at The Dillinger, 1224 Arizona St., Boulder City. The show is free; call 702-293-4001.
Gia K and DuwopRose the Vinylist host a night of open-mic “feel good music,” from reggae to funk to R&B and more, at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Hard Hat Lounge, 1675 Industrial Road. The event is free; call 702-384-8987.
Loop artist Phil Stendek will amaze with the sheer depth and breadth of sounds he is able to create all on his own at 10 p.m. Friday at Vinyl at Hard Rock, 4455 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 702-693-5000.
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