Ken Bonfield, Steve Davison and Micky Rigby present "Artistry of the Guitar." The three will perform a wide range of styles for the monthly concert series at Laman Library, 7 p.m., free.
Downtown Music Hall has another fine eardrum-destroying lineup, with the down-tuned sludge-folk of Cookville, Tenn., band Hellbender, locals Holy Angell (featuring members of, among others, Deadbird and Ridin' Dudes), Mainland Divide and Sound of the Mountain, 8 p.m., $6.
It's time to bust out the Vicks VapoRub, glo sticks, pacifier and those giant orange pants you never thought you'd wear again. That's right — it's a night of techno music with Designer Drugs, Black Matter and PLS DNT STP at Revolution, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s., 18 and older.
Nashville trio The Eskimo Brothers (Google that one) bring some neo-rockabilly to Vino's with Thee Swank Bastards, a lowbrow surf-rock outfit from Las Vegas, 9 p.m., $8.