Singer Sean Wheeler (Throw Rag) and multiinstrumentalist Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks, The Weirdos, Joe Strummer) are best known for their time in raucous punk and rock bands, but performing together, they take the edge off with rootsy, gospel-tinged folk. See them at 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 791-5775.
Soulful Brit singer-songerwriter James Hunter earned a Grammy nod for his 2006 disc “People Gonna Talk.” He’s played big rooms opening for the likes of Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and Los Lonely Boys, and now you can see him in a more intimate setting at 10 p.m. and midnight Tuesday through Thursday at Book & Stage at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd. South. No cover; call 698-7000.
Fire your guns with L.A. glam rockers Bullet Boys who hit town at 9 p.m. today at Count’s Vamp’d, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free; call 220-8849.
Learn how to country line dance with free beginner lessons at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Revolver at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Call 658-4900.
Roses are red, violets are blues, we kick ass at rhyming, do you? If so, demonstrate your skills at the open mic poetry night at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, 4550 S. Maryland Parkway. No cover; call 944-5029.
Contact reporter Jason Bracelin at jbracelin@ reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0476.