13-Monsters headlines BrauerHouse Saturday, March 24, with The Artist Formally Known as Vince and Invictus. Courtesy of 13-Monsters

Sound check: 13-Monsters invade BrauerHouse

Driving rhythms and a killer baseline rise up to greet you on “The Bessemer Process,” the first song on 13-Monster’s 2017 release “Whatever.” But when Deb Sonzo pops in to say hi with her vocals, it’s all trippy lyrics and a dramatic, fun sound. Catch the post-punk rock band — Jamie Riani, Joel Morris and Jay Clarida — when they play with The Artist Formally Known as Vince and Elgin punk rock band Invictus at BrauerHouse, 1000 N. Rohlwing Road, Lombard. $8-$10. (630) 495-2141 or brauerhouse.com. 9 p.m. Saturday, March 24

Music Saves Lives benefit

D.M.A.C., Kasper Babyy, Lil Zib, KID, Carmelo, Jcuppz and more all play as part of the lineup for Music Saves Lives, a night of entertainment and dancing to benefit Warp Corps, a McHenry County-based initiative aimed at tackling substance addiction and suicide among teens. The organization, which works through engagement, encouragement and leadership, is raising funds to build a new facility in Woodstock that includes a music studio, skatepark and ninja warrior course. Flores Banquets, 240 N. Throop St., Woodstock. $20 ($15 with a promo discount from a band member); $45 for VIP package, which includes access to the artists and drink specials. Got more information at cohoevents.com. 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 23

Stop the Insanity show

Rising Star Concert Promotions and Hope for the Day present the Stop the Insanity Part 2 Anti Bullying/Suicide Awareness Show at Reggies Rock Club. UnderFire headlines the show — rescheduled from Jan. 6 ­– which also features 20 SpotShort Story IncInfamous Martyrs and Stratford. Catch some great music while raising money to benefit Hope for the Day, an outreach and mental health education organization founded in Chicago in 2011. Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com. 7 p.m. Saturday, March 24