“A Night of Strait Country” at ABGB. George Strait has retired from performing, so it’s up to younger artists to keep the Texas legend’s music alive onstage. Host Jacob Jaeger heads a seven-piece band that includes fiddler Warren Hood in backing a cast of Strait-shooter vocalists including Lucas Hudgins, Jazz Mills, Lew Card, Ricky Espinoza and Stephanie Bergara. Free. 9 p.m. 1305 W. Oltorf St. theabgb.com. — P.B.
Also: He’s not quite George Strait, but Joe Nichols has had quite a few country hits himself. He plays a 7:30 p.m. show with Mario Flores and Gabe Garcia at the Summit Rooftop Lounge downtown. … Count yourself lucky if you got a ticket to the show by musical parodist nonpareil Weird Al Yankovic at ACL Live, which sold out months ago. … Carry on with the wayward sons of Kansas, who’ll crank out their 1970s arena-rock staples at the Long Center. … Local country musician Curtis Grimes celebrates the release of his new EP “Bottom of the Fifth” at the Parish with Jake Ward. … KGSR’s “Unplugged at the Grove” series welcomes Suzanna Choffel to Shady Grove.