SHIM, Virgin Islands at Chop Suey, 9 p.m., $10
SHIM hasn't released fresh material in almost two years now (according to their MySpace page, they're currently in the process of recording a new album), but this is a band that's always been about the live performances anyway.
Dengue Fever, Lushy, Darek Mazzone at Neumos, 8 p.m., $15 adv.
Long before Vampire Weekend began making overtures to Afropop, L.A.'s Dengue Fever were infusing indie rock with '60s Cambodian psych, of all things.
Nobunny, Spurm, Thee Headliners, Butts at the Funhouse, 9:30 p.m., $7
Prepare to get your ass rocked off by a guy in a bunny mask.