Best bets

TODAY

LAWRENCE


� South African world beat act Bongo Maffin, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

� The Billions CD release party, 9 p.m. at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

KANSAS CITY

� Battle of the Saxes, featuring Bobby Watson, Gerald Dunn, Hal Melia, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Substance, Compound, 9 p.m., Davey's Uptown, 3402 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

FRIDAY

LAWRENCE

� Youngblood Brass Band, Approach, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

KANSAS CITY

� Free-fallin' songwriter Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Jackson Browne, 7 p.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

� Reverend Horton Heat, 7 p.m., across from The Beaumont, 4050 Pa., Kansas City, Mo.

� 311, 2 Skinnee J's, 7 p.m., City Market, 5th and Walnut, Kansas City, Mo.

� Hadacol, Kristie Stremel, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

SATURDAY

LAWRENCE

� Truth Cell, Human Ritual, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

� Brent Berry and the Roots Crew, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

KANSAS CITY

� Lawrence indie rock band Getaway Driver, Salt the Earth, April Switch, Stewart, 7 p.m., El Torreon, 3101 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

� Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, 9 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

SUNDAY

KANSAS CITY

� Grammy-winning soul diva Alicia Keys, 7:30 p.m., Starlight Theatre, 4600 Starlight Road., Kansas City, Mo.

� Jim White, 6 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Superdrag, Deathray Davies, 9 p.m., The Hurricane, 4048 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

MONDAY

LAWRENCE

� Pseudopod, 9 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

KANSAS CITY

� Vince Neil, 8 p.m., The Madrid Theatre, 3810 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

TUESDAY


KANSAS CITY

� Ozzfest, featuring TV's prince of darkness Ozzy Osbourne, System of a Down, Rob Zombie, P.O.D., Drowning Pool, Adema, Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society, Down, Hatebreed, Meshuggah, Pulse Ultra, Neurotica, Lost Prophets, Apex Theory, Otep, Glassjaw, The Used, Mushroomhead, Seether, Chevelle, Ill Nino, Switched, 10 a.m., Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs.

WEDNESDAY

LAWRENCE

� Musical enigma Mr. Pac-Man, Jay Munly and the Lee Lewis Harlots, Sparkles, 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

KANSAS CITY

� Candye Kane and the Swingin' Armadillos, The Starlight Drifters, 8:30 p.m., Grand Emporium, 3832 Main St., Kansas City, Mo.

� Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, 8 p.m., The Madrid Theatre, 3810 Main, Kansas City, Mo.

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