All Tomorrow’s Petty. This Tom Petty tribute group features highly regarded drummer JT Bates and the ubiquitous guitarist Jake Hanson.

The Belfast Cowboys. It’s a marvelous night for Van Morrison. Next gig: Saturday at Lee’s Liquor Lounge.

Boogie Wonderland. Disco lives with this band, which started in 1997.

Hookers and Blow. Adam Levy of the Honeydogs and friends’ tap danceable ’70s and ’80s rock and pop. Jan. 9 at the Crooked Pint.

Johnny Holm Band. The suburban-bar king plays rock and country classics. Jan. 16 at Prior Lake’s the Pointe.

Kinda Kinky. These guys are about the music of the Kinks, not getting kinky.

Nine Inch Ailes. Hardcore singer Drew Ailes leads this unlikely Trent Reznor rehash.

Maiden Minneapolis. Things get heavy with this salute to Iron Maiden. Jan. 11 at Whiskey Junction.

MICHAEL RIETMULDER