Moon Taxi Stops at Brooklyn Bowl, Punk Rockers Reunite at Triple B

This week’s must-see A&E events

 Moon Taxi | Photo by Joshua Wilkins

Moon Taxi | Photo by Joshua Wilkins

Thursday, November 5


The glorious San Francisco punk/noise band makes a rare Vegas visit. The Anti Job and Cy Dune open the show. $12, Sayers Club at SLS Las Vegas, 9 p.m., 702-761-7618,

The Wonder Years and Motion City Soundtrack

Modern pop punk darlings team up with the band responsible for “Everything is Alright.” $23, House of Blues, 5 p.m., 702-632-7600;

Friday, November 6

Yellow Face 

David Henry Hwang’s satirical play is loosely based on the controversial casting of a white actor as an Asian character in the Broadway production of Miss Saigon. $15, Las Vegas Little Theatre, various times, 702-362-7996;

First Friday

Your favorite local artists are showing their stuff. Do your part by showing up and buying art. Free, Downtown Las Vegas,


Hear “Slow Ride” and several more songs to which your parents were conceived. $19, Gordie Brown Showroom in Golden Nugget, 8 p.m., 702-385-7111;

Saturday, November 7

Viva Ska Vegas

Voodoo Glow Skulls, Buck-O-Nine, Hub City Stompers and others prove that being a high school band nerd pays off. $20, Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel, 5 p.m., 702-693-5000;

LVHC Punk Rock Reunion Gig III

Tomorrow’s Gone, Boba Fett Youth and other local punks of yesteryear give you an earful. Hey, isn’t that Andrew Kiraly? $15, Backstage Bar & Billiards, 8 p.m., 702-382-2227;

Garfunkel and Oates | Photo by Kyle Christy

Garfunkel and Oates | Photo by Kyle Christy

Garfunkel & Oates

No, it’s not a sidekick supergroup. Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci bring the funny. $40, Sands Showroom in the Venetian, 9:30 p.m., 702-414-9000;

Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival

Spend a day with indie comic fans and creators, including Amy Chu, Matt Wagner, Jen Van Meter, Russell Lissau and Pj Perez. Free, Clark County Library, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., 702-507-3459; VegasValleyComicBook

Sunday, November 8

Moon Taxi

Five dudes straight out of an Urban Outfitters catalog give us a dose of catchy indie rock. $20, Brooklyn Bowl, 8 p.m., 702-862-2695;

By Myself on a Lonely Stage

Female impersonator David de Alba brings Judy Garland to life. $18, Erotic Heritage Museum, 2:30 p.m., 702-794-4000;

Monday, November 9

King Diamond and Exodus

Everybody’s favorite face-painted heavy metal singer teams up with a crossover thrash band. $35, House of Blues, 7 p.m., 702-632-7600;

Tuesday, November 10

Kenny Loggins

The “Footloose” singer-songwriter plays a benefit show. $39, The Smith Center, 6:30 p.m., 702-749-2012;

Wednesday, November 11


No Dez or Danzig, but you’ll get to hear the 1977 punk classic Static Age in its entirety. $25, Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel,
7 p.m., 702-693-5000;