Rock Your Status, Guitar rock with John Cortez Band and hip-hop celebration with CC Fridays

Local artists JonMikaeConcert Flyer RYS-03l Mrez, Lakeita Valon and Frank Reyna are the featured performers for the second annual Rock Your Status event, which aims to raise awareness for National HIV Testing Day on Thursday at House of Rock. The family-friendly, all-ages event is promoting testing to decrease the HIV infection rate by reducing the stigma associated with HIV. Doors are at 9 p.m.

John Cortez Band offers up its tribute to guitar gods Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn on Friday at House of Rock. They’ll be joined by Cathouse (original rock) and Austin Banks, who will perform a tribute to another guitar whiz, Joe Satriani. Doors are at 8 p.m.


CC Fridays is celebrating its first anniversary with a special Sunday night show at House of Rock. This week’s traveling celebration of the hip-hop scene features Murk, Complex City, Grid Squid, Shots Dupre, AC-ED, Paco, Feral the Earthworm, Wes/Denzel, OMA, Alwayschasin and a special contest winner to be the opening act. Doors are at 7 p.m.