Touring in support of their recently released sixth album "The Century of Self," the always mind-blowing Austin, TX art-rockers ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead bring their massive, percussion-heavy sound to Logan Square Auditorium, 2539 N. Kedzie, after an opening set by Funeral Party at 8 p.m. Friday [March 6]. Tickets are $15; for more information, visit www.emptybottle.com.
Sponsored by the venerable music boutique Metal Haven Chicago (2003 W. Montrose) and marking another high point in the ongoing cross-pollination of the local music underground and the burgeoning burlesque scene, Viva La Muerte's Hot & Heavy Burlesque promises "a heavy metal burlesque revue... clad in leather and ready to rock!" With performers including Viva La Muerte, Backdoor Aly & Siren Jinx, Ms. Bea Haven, Salome Slaughter, Miss Maya Sinstress, Maiden Sacrifice, Red Hot Annie and many others, the show takes place at 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday [March 6 and 7] at La Costa Theatre, 3931 N. Elston. Tickets are $15; for more information, visit www.myspace.com/pepperdeth.