Our fat-free, dolphin-safe Milwaukee events calendar is chock-full of things to do, but only a handful of events contained therein are worthy of the lofty honor of “Record Recommended” (patent pending). Here are our recommendations for the week of August 22-28.

Tuesday, August 23

Chill On The Hill: Trolley + Indonesian Junk @ Humboldt Park

Wednesday, August 24

Ed Schrader’s Music Beat + Platinum Boys, NO/NO @ Mad Planet

Thursday, August 25

Cameron Esposito @ Turner Hall

414 Music Live: Tigernite @ 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Ayre In The Square: Thriftones @ Catalano Square

Jazz In The Park: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound @ Cathedral Square

Friday, August 26

Triple Eye Industries Fest: Hot Coffin + The Rutabega, The Terrible News, High Priests, Heat Death @ Cactus Club

Mexican Fiesta @ Henry Maier Festival Park

Thriftones + Listening Party, Kyle Megna @ Club Garibaldi

Concert Cruise: The Grovelers + The Hullmen @ Milwaukee Boat Line

Saturday, August 27

MKE Fringe Fest @ Marcus Center (through August 28)

Boone Row: Calliope + Slow Walker, Shogun, Moon Rats @ Boone & Crockett

Triple Eye Industries Fest: Northless + Buildings, War Brides, Them Teeth, Volunteer @ Cactus Club

Gram Parsons 70th Birthday Bash: Doghouse Flowers + Chris Head & The Honchos, Alex Ballard & Sugarfoot, The Zach Pietrini Band, Mississippi Stranglers, Liar’s Trial, The Cow Ponies @ Linneman’s

Sunday, August 28

T.J. Miller: Kate Miller + Nick Vatterott @ Pabst Theater