Woof-Stock, Hammer Forged TX Showcase and Tropicoso!

WOOFSTOCK WEBHelp stray pets find a good home by supporting Woof-Stock on Thursday at House of Rock. The show benefits For The Love of Strays, which encourages adopting dogs and cats from shelters. For $10, see performances by some of the best local bands including Rated R, Lady Kat and The Wolves, Apex, Flatbroke and The Highest Control. Doors are at 8 p.m.

Corpus Christi record label Hammer Forged Records is featuring its best in metal bands Friday at House of Rock. The Hammer Forged Records TX Showcase features headlining label mates Memories in Broken Glass and Of Serpents and Saviors. They’ll be joined by
Rival Made, Valtiel, A Winter Alive, A Means to a End. Doors are at 8 p.m.
Tropicoso! returns to House of Rock as El Dusty presents his EDM/hip-hop/cumbia party Saturday. Joining the hometown Universa13612204_10154324142619911_633669325715327741_nl Music label artist art Johnny Hotcakes, Carne Asada and Royal Highness, who are celebrating their album release. The party also features Drunk Loteria with a chance to win prizes. El Dusty is the latest project from Corpus Christi based producer, Dusty Oliveira. Operating behind the mixer and console, Dusty is considered by some to be the inventor of cumbia electronica, as he was feeding cumbia into his
sound processor and synthesizer before the turn of the millennium.