Thursday, October 22
Goatwhore with In the Flesh and Brutal Resistance
Fearlessly grotesque band names, fearlessly grotesque metal riffs. $10, The Dive Bar, 8 p.m., 702-586-3483, Facebook.com/DiveBarLV.com.
Come for the eclectic mix of blues, psychedelic, folk, Southern rock and soul; stay for the “Sweet Pain.” $28, Brooklyn Bowl, 7 p.m., 702-862-2695, BrooklynBowl.com/Las-Vegas.
The 2009 Grammy award winner for Best Chamber Music Performance is known for its daring program choices. $30, Ham Hall at UNLV, 7:30 p.m., 702-895-3011, UNLV.edu.
Friday, October 23
KORN with Suicide Silence and Islander
The nu-metal pioneers team up with some of the hottest names in heavy music. Bring your own Adidas tracksuit. $45, House of Blues, 6:30 p.m., 702-632-7600, HouseOfBlues.com/LasVegas.
Deep-fried Cajun-inspired country music hits Northtown’s newest venue. $25, Craig Ranch Regional Park Amphitheater, 8 p.m., 702-633-2418, CraigRanch.Yapsody.com.
This group of kids started in rowdy rap collective Odd Future. Now they play nifty, jazz-tinged R&B. $13, Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel, 8 p.m., 702-693-5000, HardRockHotel.com.
Saturday, October 24
François Dubeau’s art consists of clean lines and abstract calligraphy, and it begs you to toss your mind into the gutter. Free, Sin City Gallery, 7-11 p.m., 702-608-2461, SinCityGallery.com.
Four dudes from New York City play an eclectic program of chamber music, which includes works by Mozart and Adele. $20, Ham Hall at UNLV, 8 p.m., 702-895-2787, UNLV.edu.
Not the professional skateboarder; the hilarious Latino comedian. Help cure his “tortilla addiction.” $25, Craig Ranch Regional Park Amphitheater, 8 p.m., 702-633-2418, CraigRanch.Yapsody.com.
Sunday, October 25
A “glumly funny” play about a morbidly obese man’s attempt to reconnect with his teenage daughter. $20, Cockroach Theatre, 2 p.m., 702-483-8844, CoockroachTheatre.com.
Miss Margarida’s Way
Annette Houlihan Verdolino stars in a dark comedy where you play a student under the reign of a tyrannical teacher. $39, The Smith Center, 2:30 p.m., 702-749-2000, TheSmithCenter.com.
Monday, October 26
Tav Falco’s Panther Burns with Mike Watt & Toby Dammit
Memphis rockabilly teams up with ex-Stooges members for one hell of a show. $12, Beauty Bar, 9 p.m., 702-598-3757, BeautyBarLV.com.
Tuesday, October 27
The Sacramento quintet might be the only metal band to go multiplatinum and win a Grammy. $37, Brooklyn Bowl, 7 p.m., 702-862-2695, BrooklynBowl.com/Las-Vegas.
Wednesday, October 28
D.R.I. with System Rejex and Radio Silence
The certified crossover thrash legends from Houston are bound to play all of the hits such as “Thrashard” and “Beneath the Wheel.” $20, The Dive, 9 p.m. 702-586-3483, Facebook.com/DiveBarLV.