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

Sound check: Baconstock bash with 13-Monsters

Hungry, thirsty and craving good music? Check out Baconstock 2018 at Romeoville’s Metal Monkey Brewing for a full day of tunes, food trucks and tasty beverages. The live performances kick off at 1 p.m. with Speed Babes and include sets by Monk 9, So it Goes, Cheatin’ at Solitaire, Bungdoons, 13-Monsters, Speed Freak, The Hamburglars and SuperFrye. Noon Saturday, Sept. 22, at Metal Monkey Brewing, 515 Anderson Drive, Suite 900, Romeoville. $10 at the gate. metalmonkeybrewing.com.

Kings Rising in Naperville

The Woodridge-based hard rock band The Kings Rising — Jarred Mason, James Lippert, Ryan Mason and Josh Fritschle — has been hard at work on its third album. In the meantime, catch the Kings when they play Naperville’s White Tavern Saturday. The blues-influenced rockers will be joined for a night of edgy tunes by Lisle fuzz-rockers SKYD and Downers Grove’s The Roaches. 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at White Tavern, 423 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville. $5. (630) 357-1890 or whitetavern.com.

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