On Budget: Free concerts, Aug. 23-29


Barrels of monkeys really aren’t that fun — those things bite and stuff — so ignore the cliches and seek out some real entertainment when reunited Vegas rockers Skorchamenza kick out the jams at 10 p.m. Friday at the Dive Bar, 4110 S. Maryland Parkway. The show is free; call 702-586-3483.

Slave Labor Union

SoCal pop punk troupe Slave Labor Union merges NOFX with Dramarama at 10 p.m. Friday at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 702-791-5775.

Lights Down Low

San Francisco nightlife crew Lights Down Low gets the party started with DJs Jamie Acid Girls, Sleazemore, Richie Panic and Eli Glad at noon Wednesday at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The show is free; call 702-698-7000.

Leopold & His Fiction

Fact: You don’t want miss rootsy rockers Leopold & His Fiction when they perform at 10 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Cafe, 4475 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 702-733-8400.

‘Soul Shakedown Party’

Celebrate the two-year anniversary of the “Soul Shakedown Party,” featuring DJs Selecta’ Scream, Moonlight Lover, Jr. Ska Boss and DJ Cavallero spinning the fiercest funk at 10 p.m. Saturday at the Beauty Bar, 517 Fremont St. The show is free; call 702-598-3757.

Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@ reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476.

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