Summit Backyard Bash

St. Paul’s pioneering craft brewer tapped a local punk pioneer, Bob Mould of Hüsker Dü fame, to head up its 30th anniversary celebration. The fun lineup includes Rosemount native Alicia Bognanno’s buzzing, bombastic Nashville band Bully, poppy indie-rockers Bad Bad Hats, Rhymesayers’ innovative young rap star Dem Atlas, dance-rockers Apollo Cobra and the sexy and soulful Nooky Jones. Proceeds fund the Minnesota Music Coalition. (Noon to 8 p.m. Sat., Summit Brewery, 910 Montreal Cir., St. Paul, $30-$40,

Chris Riemenschneider

NRBQ vs. Los Straitjackets

Call it clever marketing because this is not really a battle of the bands. Nonetheless, it’s easy to get excited about this double bill. Aided by versatile guitarist Scott Ligon, founding piano man Terry Adams still delivers quirky, winning rock with NRBQ, now celebrating its 50th year. Openers Los Straitjackets, those masked men with lots of guitars, will rock you instrumentally. (7 p.m. Sun., Dakota Jazz Club, $40-$45,

Jon Bream