Top 4 shows: April 29-May 5
Dylan Sires & Neighbors
Wednesday: Three eastern Iowa acts perform at Gas Lamp, 1501 Grand Ave., at 8:30 p.m. Dylan Sires and Neighbors out of Cedar Falls is joined by Iowa City's The Olympics and Pella singer-songwriter Trevor Sensor. Free. Go to gaslampdsm.com.
Sick of Sarah
Friday: The punk-influenced Minneapolis band Sick of Sarah performs at 10 p.m. at Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St. In June the band will release its first new material in four years, "Anthem." George Morris and The Spartan Blue open. $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Go to vaudevillemews.com
Saturday: Party enthusiast Andrew W.K. returns to Vaudeville Mews, 212 Fourth St., for a solo show at 5 p.m. Andrew W.K. is known for hits like "Party Hard" and "We Want Fun," as well as high kicks, questionable hygiene, all white outfits and occasionally partying until he pukes. Quick Piss and Ramona and the Slimdudes open. $20. Go to vaudevillemews.com.
Folk N Roll
Saturday: The local ticketing agency Tikly presents Folk N Roll from noon-6 p.m. Saturday at Streetcar 209, 525 E. Grand Ave. Performers include Dustin Smith of The Maytags, Patresa Hartman, Sara Routh, Rae Fehring and others. The concert benefits Girls Rock Des Moines. $20. Go to tikly.co.