On Budget: Las Vegas for less

A Happy Death

Smile! You’re dead, thanks to Portland psych rockers A Happy Death, who come with “rock ’n’ roll for the end of the world” at 10 p.m. Thursday at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 702-791-5775.

Indie rock

Have a good night with rootsy indie rockers Goodnight, Texas, who are based in San Francisco but sound as if they hail from Appalachia, and Vegas’ The All-Togethers at 8 p.m. Friday at The Dillinger, 1224 Arizona St., Boulder City. The show is free; call 702-293-4001.

Blues rock

Dig some high-voltage blues rock with John Zito’s Electric Jam at 10 p.m. Wednesday at Count’s Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free; call 702-220-8849.

Electro Swing Club

Enjoy “the classic sounds of the first great depression with the cutting edge technology of the second” when the Electro Swing Club swings into town at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Bond at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The shows are free; call 702-698-7000.

Franky Perez

Former Scars on Broadway singer Franky Perez goes solo at 10:30 p.m. Saturday at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Ave. The show is free; call 702-944-3200.

Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476. Follow on Twitter @JasonBracelin.