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 September 12-September 18.

Wednesday, September 14

Kalispell + Mark Waldoch @ Anodyne Coffee – Walker’s Point

DAD (video release) + WC Tank, Randal Bravery @ Company Brewing

Thursday, September 15

Echo And The Bunnymen @ Turner Hall

Athletic Supply + Jennifer Hall, Pleasure Thief @ Riverwest Public House

Friday, September 16

Friday Night Freak Show: Army Of Darkness @ Times Cinema

Trampled By Turtles + Horseshoes And Hand Grenades, Dead Horses @ Riverside Theater

Surgeons In Heat + Piles, Cafe Racer, Alexander Waang @ Company Brewing

Peter Mulvey + Brianna Lane, Sista Strings @ Linneman’s Riverwest Inn

MAM After Dark: Hollywood @ Milwaukee Art Museum

Saturday, September 17

The Handsome Family + Paul Fonfara @ Shank Hall

Rock The Green: Lord Huron + Robert DeLong, Best Coast, The Heavy, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Trapper Schoepp, New Age Narcissism, Great Lake Drifters, NO/NO, Foreign Goods, Evan Christian, Eagle Trace @ Reed Street Yards

Bay View Bash @ Kinnickinnic Ave.

Chill On The Hill: Encore @ Humboldt Park

Old Earth + Cod Telly @ Circle-A Cafe

Foreign Goods + Moors Blackmon, Lorde Fredd33 @ Mad Planet

Steve Gunn & The Outliners + Dryhouse Ruins, Bill MacKay @ Cactus Club

Rusty Pelicans (record release) + DJ Madhatter, Bo & Airo, AR Wesley, Mammoth @ Company Brewing

Sunday, September 18

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker + Liv Mueller @ The Back Room @ Colectivo

Tomeka Reid And Her Italian Friends @ Woodland Pattern Book Center

Melaku Belay And Fendika @ Sugar Maple