Top 4 shows: April 8-14
Thursday: The metal band Flyleaf headlines “The Hottest Chicks In Hard Rock Tour” at 4:30 p.m. at the Val Air Ballroom, 301 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines. Also on the bill are female-fronted groups The Agonist, Fit For Rivals and others, along with local band The Spartan Blue. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. Go to valairballroom.com.
Friday: Florida pop punks Yellowcard return for a show at 7:30 p.m. at Wooly’s, 504 E. Locust St. The group is known for songs like “Ocean Avenue,” “Lights and Sounds” and “Light Up the Sky.” Last year Yellowcard released its ninth album, “Lift a Sail.” Finch and One OK Rock open. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. Go to woolysdm.com.
Jeff The Brotherhood
Saturday: Brothers Jake and Jamin Orrall bring their garage rock group Jeff the Brotherhood to Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St., at 9 p.m. Last month the band released its third album, “Wasted on a Dream,” and this summer will return as part of Mumford & Sons Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Waverly. Bully and Karen Meat & The Computer open. $15. Go to vaudevillemews.com.
Soil and Psychostick
Sunday: Metal bands Soil and Psychostick co-headline a show at 6 p.m. at the Val Air Ballroom, 301 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines. Soil is best known the songs “Halo” and “Redefine,” while Psychostick is known for songs like “Because Boobs” and “Dogs Like Socks.” $17 in advance, $20 at the door. Go to valairballroom.com.