Slowstinger (alt/rock): Energetic, yet poignant, Slowstinger’s rock and roll beat will get you on the dance floor. Friday, 7:30 p.m., The Haven Social Club, 15120A Stony Plain Rd.

Tim Chesterton (trad/folk): After growing up on both sides of the Atlantic and living in the Arctic, Tim Chesterton reveals that traditional storytelling in song is as important as the music.
Friday, 7:30 p.m., Carrot Community Cafe, 9351 118 Ave.

Tim Harwill (country/rock): Known as “The 12-String Troubadour,” Tim Harwill has just returned from a North American tour performing his signature brand of roots/country music. Saturday. 8 p.m., Blue Chair Cafe, 9624 76 Ave.

Scott Cook (country/folk): Listen as Edmonton-based Scott Cook sings from the heart at the kick-off to his latest North American tour. Sunday, 9 p.m., Blues on Whyte, 10329 Whyte Ave.

Needles to Vinyl (alt/pop/rock) with Ill Rigazzi and Vox Humana: Combining the playfulness of pop and the power of indie rock, Needles to Vinyl creates an exciting sound.
Sunday, 9 p.m., Pawn Shop, 10551 Whyte Ave.

A.O.K. (hip hop) with N.N. (alt/rock) and The Mystery Ponies (alt/pop/rock): Sunday evening will be a feast for the ears as these diverse bands play their hearts out. Sunday, 9 p.m.,
Brixx Bar & Grill, 10030 102 St., $29,