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Incoming: Scott H. Biram, Asylum Street Spankers, Appleseed Cast, Lymbyc Systym

Aficionados of the often-overlapping genres of country, Americana, folk, and roots music should be pretty ecstatic after reading this post. That's because a number of acts from said musical forms will pay visits to the PHX in the coming weeks and months.

San Diego's Johnny Cash tribute band Cash'd Out are coming to Mesa on New Year's Eve, the rootsy/bluesy musicians of Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band hit the Rhythm Room (natch) in January, followed by gigs in February from the Asylum Street Spankers and Scott H. Biram.

Also in January, hometown homeboys Lymbyc Systym make a return to their old stomping ground of Tempe, and Kansas indie rockers The Appleseed Cast come to town.

The rest of this week's just announced shows follow after the break.

The Appleseed Cast: Monday, March 1, 8 p.m., $14-$15. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

DJ ArnoCost: Wednesday, Feb. 3, 9 p.m., $10. Cream Stereo Lounge, 4252 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, 602-222-9922.

Asylum Street Spankers: Thursday, Feb. 18, 9 p.m. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

Scott H. Biram: With The Dirt Daubers, Thursday, Feb. 4, 8 p.m., $10. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

Blank & Jones: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 9 p.m., $7. Cream Stereo Lounge, 4252 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, 602-222-9922.

Cash'd Out: Thursday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m., $14. Goat Head Saloon, 1423 S. Country Club Dr., Mesa, 480-464-8030.

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers: Thursday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m., $40-$50. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.

DJ Gareth Emery: Wednesday, Feb. 17, 9 p.m., $10. Cream Stereo Lounge, 4252 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, 602-222-9922.

L.A. Guns: Saturday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m., $15. Club Red, 2155 E. University Dr., Tempe, 480-966-4733.

Lymbyc Systym: With Helios, & What Laura Says, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 8 p.m., $10. The Sail Inn, 26 S. Farmer Ave., Tempe, 480-966-9565.

Johnny Mathis: Sunday, Jan. 17, 5 p.m., $86.25-$96.25. Symphony Hall, 75 N. 2nd. St., Phoenix, 602-262-7272.

The Nadas: Sunday, March 28, 8 p.m., $12. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band: Thursday, Jan. 28, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, 602-265-4842.

David Sanborn: Thursday, Feb. 18, 8 p.m., $45-$70. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, 602-267-1600.

The Subtle Way: With Look Alive, Sunday, Jan. 31, 6:30 p.m., $10. Badlands Music Venue, 5626 E. Main St., Mesa.

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.