Plans for tonight: Offspring brings back the punk
• Veteran punk-rock band The Offspring headlines the Summer Nationals tour at The Complex, 536 W. 100 South, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Bad Religion, Pennywise, Stiff Little Fingers. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $40, at Smith’s Tix and 24Tix.
• Former Queensrÿche lead singer Geoff Tate is on his farewell tour performing under the Queensrÿche name (after a legal settlement earlier this year, in which he gave up rights to the name to his former bandmates), at The Depot, 400 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City. Opening act: The Voodoos. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $25, at Smith’s Tix.
• MC Frontalot, the godfather of "nerdcore hip-hop," will celebrate the release of a new CD at Bar Deluxe, 666 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Corn Mo, Dr. Awkward, Atheist. Show starts at 8. Tickets are $10, at 24Tix.