While you’re figuring out that last-minute Halloween costume.
1. LIVE LIKE A NEANDERTHAL
Neanderthals — one of Fresno’s favorite party bands in the late ’80s — has a reunion gig Saturday night at Fulton 55. If it’s anyting like that Wild Blue Yonder reunion, you can expect a big ol’ crowd. [Tickets]
2. NEVER TRUST A BIG BUTT AND A SMILE
Yes, ’90s R & B loyalists, the big event you’ve been waiting for is finally here — Bell Biv DeVoe, Color Me Badd, H-Town, etc. are at Save Mart Center tonight. Get your overalls ready and your Swatch watch and have a good ol’ time. [Tickets]
3. BE HELD CAPTIVE BY LOCAL ROCK
Promoter Love the Captive returns to the local scene tonight with a Halloween-themed night of local rock at Audie’s Olympic. Bring a costume or canned food for an even better/cheaper time. [More info]
4. DON’T BE SCARED OF DERBY
NOtown Roller Derby is back for another bout of hard-hatting action over at the Fresno Fairgrounds on Saturday. This is definitely more treat than trick — It’s NOtown’s last home bout of the season. [More info]
5. HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY
U2 tribute band The Joshua Tree hits Fulton 55 tonight. It’s probably the closest thing we’re going to see to a U2 show in the 559 anytime soon … so there ya go, U2 fans. [Tickets]
Couldn’t let you plan your weekend without a dose Halloween celebrations. Here are five more things you might wanna do — perhaps even while wearing a costume.