Rockaroke, Suns Viewing Party, Domo, Deathface, and Other Memorial Day Weekend Thrills

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Domo CD Release Show at Yucca Tap Room (Saturday):

"Domo is quite possibly the most underrated in band in Phoenix. They earn this title through several distinct and important qualities that they, though very few other bands, possess. First off, they sadly don't play around town as much as one may like. Therefore when you see them, it's a rare treat to look forward to. Secondly, they have a way of writing catchy, bouncy, spritely, and endearing songs. But they aren't what you may expect. Somehow they are able to combine both pop and punk sensibilities without floating into that dreaded, disgusting teeny bop genre known by so many as 'pop punk.'" (Click here to read more...) 8 p.m., free. (29 W. Southern Ave., Tempe, 480-967-4777) -- Sarah Ventre

Mission: Corruptible Screening at 910 Live (Saturday):
"Some call him the first rockabilly guy in Phoenix, but Marco Polo (born Marco Saldana) is more than just a pompadour-wearing, stand-up bass-playing pioneer in the Latin rockabilly scene. He's also a do-it-yourself filmmaker, crafting films in what he calls 'The International Crime Jazz Film Collection,' a series of spy noir style movies he stars in and directs. His latest, Mission: Corruptible, makes its debut and Polo promises it will resonate with those who like B-movies with an artsy flair." (Click here to read more...) 7:30 p.m., $7. (910 N. McClintock Dr., Tempe, 480-966-0707) -- Nicki Escudero

Sunday Funday at Dos Gringos Mesa (Sunday):
"Our Sunday activities of late have been a bit repetitive. Get up early, maybe head to church. Then hit up the local Olive Garden for the seventh week in a row, followed by a dip in the pool that feels more like a hot tub right now. No wonder we feel blah come Monday morning. A mundane plan like this on the eve of a fresh work week should be kicked to the curb, and here's the perfect opportunity: the weekly Sunday Funday at Dos Gringos Mesa Mexigrill. The good times start happening on the patio at 11 a.m. with an under-$10 all-you-can-eat brunch buffet and a $3 build-your-own bloody Mary bar." (Click here to read more...) 11 a.m., free. (1958 S. Greenfield Rd., Mesa, 480-633-5525) -- Chris Bowman

Memorial Sunday Finale at Myst (Sunday):
The hip-hop hustlers of HYB Entertainment have a huge lineup of parties scheduled for Memorial Day weekend. Not only will they be bringing in Lil Wil to kick it as Myst on Friday, they've also booked Twista to hang out at Devil's Martini on Saturday night (click here and here to get the details on both gigs). They're wrapping up the weekend in style on Sunday night with an "All White Affair" at this Scottsdale hotspot, which will feature DJ Phlava dropping hip-hop and R&B while DJ Dark Vader spins up some reggae jams. An open bar will also be available until 11 p.m. and table service starts at $200. 9 p.m.; free before 10:30 for those wearing white, $5 before 11 for everyone else. (7340 E. Shoeman Ln., Scottsdale)

Manic Monday at Crown Room (Monday):
Under normal circumstances, Monday night isn't exactly a big evening for DJs and dance events (look no further than scant amount of listings we've got for proof). Since it's Memorial Day weekend, however, chances are good that y'all might be in the mood to party. DJ Steel's weekly Manic Monday session at the Crown Room might be a good place to hit up, as the spinster will be programming an eclectic mix of music videos and tracks of the classic rock and electro variety. Just don't ask the dude to boot up any hip-hop or Top 40. (Click here to read more...) 10 p.m., free. (7419 E. Indian Plaza, Scottsdale, 480-423-0117‎)

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

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