1 HIGH FLYING: Full Flight performs at Boulder Dam Brewing Co. on Saturday evening. A little taste of everything rock, the three-piece Henderson regulars love entertaining audiences with covers of hits from the Eagles to the Black Keys and everything in between. Music begins at 7 p.m. The Brewpub is at 453 Nevada Way. Call 702-243-2739 or visit http://bit.ly/2jyFxSg for more information.
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1 SIN CITY SAINTS: The Saints of Las Vegas will perform a free show Friday and Saturday at the Backstop Sports Pub. The four-piece rock band has played numerous shows in Las Vegas, as well as around the country, including in Nashville and Los Angeles. Their up-tempo shows are known for fan interaction and a set list that includes everything from classic rock hits and ’90s favorites to power pop and the occasional country tune. The performances will begin at 9:30 p.m. The pub is at 533 Avenue B. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/TheSaintsLV/ or call 702-294-8445.
1 DAM FINE FILMS: The 13th annual Dam Short Film Festival will be held at the historic Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona St. More than 100 short movies in a variety of genres will be screened through Saturday, all organized into blocks with shared themes. There’s something for everyone with romance, comedy, animation, drama, horror and international films. There’s even a showcase of films made by Nevadans. Tickets are $9 per block, $35 per day or $100 for all four days. Call 702-509-4326 or visit www.damshortfilm.org for more information.
The Dam Short Film Festival returns Wednesday for its 13th year, and festival director John LaBonney knows why it keeps drawing in fans and filmmakers from around the world, because he used to be one.
1 READING CLUB: Mike Kurban, also known as the psychic Confucius, will be performing a show at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Ascension’s Holistic Art Boutique, 1400 Wyoming St., Suite 1. As Confucius, Kurban’s show blends humor and insightful readings into an interactive experience that has thrilled audiences around the country. Kurban has performed on stages, in private residences and at corporate events. At Ascension’s, he will be giving free 10-minute readings to members of the audience. For more information, call 702-743-6887.
The kids at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children were treated to a private show Saturday when Jeff Civillico took a break from headlining at the Flamingo to perform his signature blend of comedy and juggling inside the ranch’s old gift shop.
1 Jase Wills performs a free show at 8:30 p.m. Friday at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery, 1224 Arizona St. The Las Vegas-based singer-songwriter’s show includes a mix of heartfelt acoustic original songs along with interpretive covers of hits by artists such as Johnny Cash, Prince and Helmet. The show is open to all ages. For more information, call 702-293-4001 or visit facebook.com/thedillingerbar .
Filmmakers from all over the country will converge on Boulder City on Feb. 8 for the Dam Short Film Festival at Boulder Theater.
1 NATIVE MUSICIAN: James Howard Adams of Same Sex Mary will perform at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery on Saturday night. The Boulder City native began playing music as a cellist in the Garret Junior High School orchestra and since has been involved in numerous projects in Las Vegas. His solo material is highlighted by introspective storytelling and reflects the influence of such acts as Modest Mouse and Marty Robbins. His free, all-ages show begins at 8:30 p.m. The Dillinger is at 1224 Arizona St. Call 702-293-4001 or visit www.thedillinger.com for more information.
The Boulder City Art Guild will host a reception Sunday for Lee Lanier, the guild’s featured artist for the month and a founder of the Dam Short Film Festival.
1 AMERICANA FOLK: Blues guitar-man and singer Toney Rocks performs a free show Saturday night at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co. Rocks is touring the U.S. in support of his latest album, “No Road Too Long,” featuring soulful Americana style with songs that speak to everyday trials and triumphs. The singer-songwriter accompanies his bluesy vocals with piano and acoustic guitars for a sound reminiscent of Gary Clark Jr. and Joe Bonamassa that aims right for the soul. His show is from 7-10 p.m. The Brewery is at 453 Nevada Way.
1 HARMONIOUS HANDBELLS: The Twelfth Night Handbell Festival returns to Boulder City on Friday and Saturday, culminating in a concert Saturday evening at the Boulder City Parks and Recreation Department, 900 Arizona St. The festival, which began in 1992, brings together more than 100 ringers from 10 California- and Nevada-based choirs. The collaborative choir will be led by internationally acclaimed guest conductor Timothy Waugh. The performance begins at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit facebook.com/events/103471723477604.
1 N.Y.E. DOUBLE FEATURE: The Dillinger will be hosting a New Year’s Eve bash that is twice the fun as it teams with Forge Social House for a New Year’s party on Saturday. DJ Ladyfingers will provide the tunes at The Dillinger’s free moonwalk dance party, beginning at 8 p.m. The Forge Social House will host a formal New Year’s Eve party with performances by Brother Mister and Bazooka Zac. Bazooka Zac is a producer and performer born and raised in Boulder City who is currently touring to promote his latest self-produced album, “Patterns in Nature.” Admission to Forge Social House is $10 and will include champagne toasts at the top of each hour, beginning at 9 p.m., as the clock strikes midnight in various time zones.
Since graduating from Boulder City High School in 2010, musician “Bazooka” Zac Haley has played well over a hundred gigs, from Los Angeles up to San Francisco and Portland, Oregon. On New Year’s Eve, he will finally return to perform in his hometown for the first time as a professional.
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