Social Distortion, Nikki Lane, Drag the River at ACL Live. Though Mike Ness’ storied SoCal punk band likely won’t have a long-awaited new album out until next year, they’re spicing up their current tour by performing their classic self-titled album in full to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release. Fast-rising country-rocker Nikki Lane, a hit at last year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival, joins the bill along with Colorado alt-country band Drag the River. $35. 8 p.m. 310 Willie Nelson Blvd. acl-live.com. — P.B.
Also: Nolan “Bob” Green’s Austin-based acid jazz/avant rock outfit Grassy Knoll came out of a 10-year hiatus earlier this year with the excellent new album “Electric Verdeland Vol. 1.” With a band of top-tier Austin music makers he makes a triumphant return to the stage at the Mohawk. … Soft-rock ’70s band Firefall brings hits such as “Strange Way” and “You Are the Woman” to One World Theatre. … Former Austin guitarist Billy Harvey returns from New York to play songs from his new disc “Dear Danger” at Strange Brew. … Good Graeff, helmed by twin sisters Brit and Brooke Graeff, play feel-good, summery chamber pop at Holy Mountain. … Waterloo Records continues its 33 1/3 anniversary celebrations presenting Jeff the Brotherhood at Empire Control Room. … Red 7 hosts a punk tribute night with bands playing the music of the Clash, Butthole Surfers and more.