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5 inexpensive shows in Las Vegas in the week ahead


Is it possible to get frostbite in Vegas in September? Maybe, at least when Sweden’s Marduk unleash their frigid, blood-freezing black metal at 8 p.m. Tuesday at LVCS. Tickets are $17 in advance, $22 day of show (www.lvcountrysaloon.net).

Goldtop Bob & the Goldtoppers

If you dig blues guitar badasses (and who doesn’t?), check out Goldtop Bob & the Goldtoppers, the group’s namesake ranking high among Vegas’ most fiery players. See them at 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Double Down Saloon. The show is free (www.doubledownsaloon.com).

Faster Pussycat

Hair-metal hornballs Faster Pussycat celebrate their 30th anniversary with comedian Don Jamieson at 9 p.m. Friday at Count’s Vamp’d. Tickets are $10 (www.vampdvegas.com).

Saves the Day

Emo lifers Saves the Day give you a pop-punk pep talk at 8 p.m. Saturday at Backstage Bar & Billiards. Tickets are $16 in advance, $20 day of show (www.backstagebarandbilliards.com).

Hendertucky Comedy Night

Do a spit take with your Budweiser at Hendertucky Comedy Night, hosted by Steve McInelly and headlined by Brandt Tobler, at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Gold Mine Tavern in Henderson. The show is free (www.goldminetavern.com).

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