Larry Monroe Memorial at Guero’s Oak Garden. Two years after the death of Monroe, a longtime radio presence on the Austin airwaves, Sun Radio continues to honor his contributions with this annual celebration featuring many of the local performers he championed. In order of appearance from start to finish, performers are Greezy Wheels, Tish Hinojosa, Tex Thomas, Colin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Planet Casper, Bill Oliver & the Otter Space Band, Two Tons of Steel and Durawa. $5 suggested donation to Sun Radio. 6 to 9 p.m. 1412 S. Congress Ave. guerostacobar.com.
Also: Props to the as-advertised band name of Los Angeles group Metalachi, which combines metal and mariachi music at Sidewinder. … Top local options include Erin Ivey at the Long Center’s Rollins Studio Theater, Harvest Thieves indoors at Stubb’s and Ben Cina at Geraldine’s. … Roots-rockers Mike Stinson and Brian Whelan team up at the Townsend. … Early-evening shows include Hot Club of Cowtown’s CD release at 6:30 p.m. at the Continental Club, Warren Hood’s “All Good in the Hood Happy Hour” at ABGB, the Michael Fracasso Band joining Ethan Azarian & Jeff Johnston at 7 p.m. at Hole in the Wall, and Bill Browder playing Chris Gage’s weekly 6 p.m. show at Strange Brew.