Picks This Week: American Party Machine, Boney James, Beastmaker and more


Butch Walker
Former Marvelous 3 frontman turned hitmaker for the stars headlines an intimate solo show at the Social.
7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Social, $25

Holey Miss Moley
Nine-strong local funk battalion promises to get the Red Lion moving.
9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the Red Lion Pub, $7

American Party Machine
Local metal ragers mark their fifth birthday with this show. It's gonna get emotional. And loud. Very loud.
7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at Backbooth, $10

Boney James
Smooth jazz icon and saxophonist is gonna come at you like a quiet storm.
7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Plaza Live, $25-$60

Stylust Beats
Dubstep enfant terrible adds an element of punk chaos to his otherwise complex dancefloor creations.
5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, at Venue 578, free

Orlando's been getting some top-level doom metal shows this summer, and that trend continues when Fresno's Beastmaker touch down with a woeful dose of Vitus worship.
8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22, at Will's Pub, $5

Summer Meltdown Fest
Packed local showcase featuring Felicity, Kasson, False Narrative, Luvlost and Conflicting Motive. Fifty shades of pop punk.
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Social, $10-$12