Friday: The Maytags joins fellow Des Moines native Christopher the Conquered for a day-after-Thanksgiving show in the East Village. The Candymakers from the Quad Cities is also slated on the bill. Wooly's, 504 E. Locust St. $8-$10. Doors at 8 p.m. More info at woolysdm.com.
Sunday: Metal invades 4th street in downtown Des Moines with The Faceless coming to town. Support on the show comes from Minnesota-based metal act After The Burial, as well as Rings Of Saturn, Toothgrinder and The Curse Of Hail. Vaudeville Mews, 212 4th St. $20. Doors at 4 p.m. More info at vaudevillemews.com.
Katy Guillen and The Girls
Saturday: The Kansas City-based rock and roots band comes to Des Moines over the holiday weekend, bringing its blues-infused music. Support on the bill comes from Des Moines acts Sara Routh and Courtney Krause. Gas Lamp, 1501 Grand Ave. $5. Doors at 8 p.m. More info at gaslampdsm.com.
Friday: Joined on the bill by comedy rock band The Creepers, Nudie Suits hails from Baltimore and brings with it an experimental sound. More support on the show comes from Lesbian Poetry and Glitter Density. Des Moines Social Club, 900 Mulburry St. Free, with a suggested $5 donation. Doors at 6 p.m. More info at desmoinessocialclub.org.