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Sean P. Means
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(Courtesy photo) Janet (Susan Sarandon) and Brad (Barry Bostwick) in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show."
Plans for the weekend: Rocky, Rocky, rah rah rah!

• Rock band The Dig performs tonight at Kilby Court, 741 S. Kilby Court (330 West), Salt Lake City. Opening act: The We Shared Milk. Show starts at 7. Tickets are $8, at 24Tix.

• Rock band Needtobreathe performs at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Good Old War, Matthew Mayfield. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $25, at Smith’s Tix.

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• The Tower’s annual screening of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" happens tonight and Saturday (and again Wednesday, Halloween night) at The Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City. Screenings start at 8 p.m. and midnight all three nights. A pre-show, featuring The Latter-Day Transvestites, starts a half-hour before the screening. Tickets are $10, at the Tower box office. Outside props are not allowed, but a small prop kit will be sold at the theater.

• Pianist Lukas Geniusas performs Rachmaninoff’s Paginini Rhapsody with the Utah Symphony, tonight and Saturday at Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Also on the program: Music by Shostakovich, Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov, with guest conductor Gerard Schwarz. Concerts start at 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets, from $18 to $67, available at ArtTix.

• Garage-rock band The Whigs performs at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: The Record Company, Soft White Sixties. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $14, at 24Tix.

• Iconoclast musician Kaki King performs tonight at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $17, at the venue’s website.

• Author Charlaine Harris, creator of the "Sookie Stackhouse" book series (the basis for HBO’s "True Blood"), will sign her books Saturday at the Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan. The event starts at 7 p.m. Presented as part of the Utah Humanities Book Festival. Admission is free.

• Folk-rock band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals perform Saturday at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening act: Rayland Baxter. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 on the day of the show, available at Smith’s Tix.

• Americana/blues act Rev. Payton’s Big Damn Band performs Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: to be determined. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $16, at the venue’s website.

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