CARRIE AKRE: Thurs Aug 22, Borders Books & Music (Downtown), noon, free

MICHAEL WHITE, STEVE GIGANTE, THE ELEVATOR, MURDEROUS COPULATION OF THE BIRDS: Thurs Aug 22, Center on Contemporary Art, 9 pm, $5

FLOATER, GUESTS: Thurs Aug 22, Graceland, 6 pm, $10

INDEPENDENTS DAY--DANIEL G. HARMANN, SUPINE TO SIT, ROB ALLESON: Fri Aug 23, Aurafice Café, 8 pm, free

ERASE ERRATA, CHROMATICS, HINT HINT: Fri Aug 23, Crocodile Café, 5 pm, $7

PUNK VS. HIPHOP--SCHOOLYARD HEROES, YOUTH AT RISK, DJs REDHEADONE, D20, FEAT-ONE: Fri Aug 23, Ground Zero (Bellevue), 8 pm, $5

TIMOTHY HALL: Fri Aug 23, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

THE LOST FILM FESTIVAL, BLOOD ALLEY ACCIDENT, MARS ACCELERATOR: Fri Aug 23, Old Fire House (Redmond), 8 pm, $5

ROCKY VOTOLATO, SELDOM, DOLOUR, AMY BLASHKE: Fri Aug 23, Paradox, 8 pm, $7

THE SICKS, THE GIFT MACHINE, KARL BLAU, JEN GRADY, NATION OF TWO: Fri Aug 23, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, free

DORKWEED: Fri Aug 23, Sonic Boom Records (Ballard), 6 pm, free

LOS HALOS: Sat Aug 24, Easy Street Records (Queen Anne), 6 pm, free

HEY PUNK!--THE DICKIES, ANGRY SAMOANS, THE DWARVES, PORTRAIT OF POVERTY: Sat Aug 24, EMP, 8 pm, $10/$12

GOOD RIDDANCE, CHAMPION, CHOKE, GO FOR THE THROAT: Sat Aug 24, Graceland, 6 pm, $10

SEVERUS, INFERNAL LEGION, HEIR APPARENT, FURY 161, ONE LESS HUMAN, AND MANY MORE: Sat Aug 24, Howling Wolf Amphitheater (Port Orchard), 1 pm, $7

BLUE STAR CREEPER: Sat Aug 24, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

MIRA, LOVE SPIRALS DOWNWARD, THE PRIDS: Sat Aug 24, Paradox, 8 pm, $10

SLENDER MEANS SOCIETY--THANKSGIVING, SLIM MOON, P:ANO, THE SWEET SCIENCE, KISS KISS KISS, THE STRANGERS, GUESTS: Sat Aug 24, Secluded Alley Works, 6 pm, $5

HEY PUNK!--THE ADOLESCENTS, AGENT ORANGE, THE HUNNS, THE BRIEFS, D.I., CLAY WHEELS, DIRTY BIRDS: Sun Aug 25, Seattle Center Skate Park, noon, free

LISA MARSHAL: Mon Aug 26, Mr. Spot's Chai House, 8 pm, free

VELVET TEEN: Mon Aug 26, Sonic Boom Records (Ballard), 6 pm, free

COGNITIVE DISSIDENTS--XAXIS WYE, SPARKLE GIRL: Tues Aug 27, Coffee Messiah, 8 pm, free

FLYING OR FALLING, NUMBER ONE GUN, GUESTS: Tues Aug 27, Paradox, 8 pm, $6

ROCKETS RED GLARE, GODS AMONG MEN: Tues Aug 27, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, free

THE STEREO, THE KICKS, SUPER MAGNIFICENT ACTION TRIO, THE GRAVITY INDEX: Wed Aug 28, Paradox, 8 pm, $8

HELL HOUND, GUESTS: Wed Aug 28, 2nd Avenue Pizza, 7 pm, $5