1TECH WIZARDS: Indie digital wizards Shift the Paradigm will be playing a free show at 8 p.m. Friday at the Boulder Dam Brewing Co., 453 Nevada Way. The two self-proclaimed computer nerds turned musicians blend indie, grunge and rap tracks into a passionate stage show with a tech heavy sound that is all their own. Call 702-243-2739 or visit www.boulderdambrewing.com for more information.
2SWANK SURF ROCK: Thee Swank Bastards will perform at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery on Saturday night. The Las Vegas-based garage surf-rock ensemble features a stage full of various musicians and dancers jamming out to unique covers of rock hits. The free 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.
3BEAT THE HEAT: With temperatures expected to hit over 100 degrees Saturday, and the National Weather Service issuing an excessive heat advisory for Sunday through Tuesday, the Boulder City Municipal pool, 861 Avenue B, offers refreshing fun for the entire family. The pool is open from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. For more information on pool activities, visit http://www.bcnv.org/DocumentCenter/View/1371