Femme fatale singer Xoch (pronounced "Zoach") is descended from rockers such as Evanescence and Pat Benatar, both of whom she has opened for. See her headline a show of her own at 9:30 p.m. today at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 693-5000.
Twister Sister frontman Dee Snider does not like Mitt Romney using his band's hit "We're Not Gonna Take It" on the campaign trail, but he does like performing it for you, which he will most assuredly do at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Fremont Street Experience First Street Stage. The show is free.
Get down with neo-soul firecrackers JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at 10 p.m. and 12 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday at Book & Stage at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The shows are free; call 698-7000.
Join Double Down Saloon owner and author P. Moss as he celebrates the release of his new book, "Vegas Knockout," with a rock 'n' roll freak show featuring "Portland's angriest band" Attack Ships on Fire and more at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Double Down, 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 791-5775.
Sleaze pop rockers the Sex Slaves are coming all the way from New York City to ensure that Sin City lives up to its name at 9 p.m. Thursday at Count's Vamp'd, 6750 W. Sahara Blvd. The show is free; call 220-8849.
Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@ reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476.