Lucha Lengue Poets, Tuesday 8pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Monthly poetry event featuring a featured local poet and musical act, as well as open mic. No cover.
CHACHALACA Volunteer Mornings, Wednesday & Friday 8-11am, Quinta Mazatlan. Just a couple of weeks left to volunteer before summer is over.
Leah Garza Benefit, Wednesday 5pm, Red McAllen. A local toddler has a degenerative condition that leaves her legally blind and in need of special glasses that her family’s insurance won’t cover. Stop by and give whatever you can.
Street FighTour, Wednesday 5pm, Fall Back Records. California’s So This Is Suffering and Face Your Maker are joined by The Marker Effect (Corpus Christi), Mask of Morana, Seeds of Hope, War Threat, Burn This Day & more. $6 cover.
March of Dimes Fund the Mission at La Recova, Wednesday 5:30-8:30pm, La Recova McAllen. Your $10 donation enters you in a raffle and of course supports the work of March of Dimes.
Sin Orden (Chicago) / Colonia (San Antonio), Wednesday 9pm, Thirsty Monkey. Two hardcore/punk bands visit the Valley, with guests Porkeria and MUK. Free.
McAllen Back To School Fair, Thursday 3-7pm, McAllen Convention Center. Key information for parents and students from all McAllen ISD campuses will be on have.
Kyle Park, Thursday 7pm, Las Palmas Race Park (Mission). With special guests Costello. Tickets start at $18.50.
Alfresco Weslaco, Thursday 7-10pm, downtown Weslaco. Music and art fill the streets of downtown Weslaco. The New Variety Band will perform. Free.
Family Nature Nights: Southern Exposures Youth Nature Photo Contest Awards, Thursday 7-8pm, Quinta Mazatlan.
Pharr Community Theater presents La Zapatera Prodigiosa, Thursday & Friday 7:30pm, Carnahan Auditorium (Pharr). “What happens when a young woman marries an older man in a small town?” Tickets are $7.
In Search of Sight (Dallas) / 1945 (Denton), Friday 5pm, Fall Back Records. Pendulum of Life presents the north Texas bands plus locals On The Nightingale Floor, All Fear The Massacre & more.
VerveFest, Friday 5-11pm, 135 N Williams Rd (San Benito). And The Hero Prevails, For Those Who Are Heroes, Said in Stone and more perform. $3 cover.
Unike Muzik presents Droog, Leo Leal, Sam Nova, Friday 8pm, Bariloche (Brownsville). A full night of well regarded DJs comes to Brownsville. Tickets $10.
Elefante, Friday 9pm, Opera Teatro Bar. Pre-sale tickets are $35. 956-627-5285.
Melo-Death Metal Mayhem Revisited, Friday 10pm, Cypress Lounge. Blast Perversion, An Eater’s Curse (Corpus), Doom Desire, Belligerency and Lonescar perform. $5 cover.
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