Stephanie Bergara will take part in “A Night of Strait Country” at ABGB. Photo by Kelly West / American-Statesman

“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.