Once again, we find ourselves staring down another list of awesome things to do this week. There are tons of shows and Walnut St. is getting shutdown Friday evening for a Mardi Gras hosted by the good people at Sweetwater. Let’s cross our fingers for sunny weather and make sure to tag your photos to be considered for our Monday What We Did post.

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Wednesday, February 26
Raised Right Men (Formerly Country Nightmares) | Dan’s | 10PM | FREE

Thursday, February 27
Holt & Stockslager Do Simon & Garfunkle | Dan’s | 9PM | $10

Daniel Markham / Ryan Thomas Becker / Tony Ferraro | Rubbergloves | 9PM | $7
Possibly the best set of musicians money can buy for $7 on a Thursday night in Denton. Hands down.

Friday, February 28
Mardi Gras on Walnut | Sweetwater | 5PM
Sweetwater is throwing a party big enough that it calls for shutting down Walnut St. and everyone is invited. Dixieland and Zydeco plus Community Market booths to line the street and a wagon mini-float parade. Proceeds go to Music Theatre of Denton.

Friday Night Live 2.0 | Hailey’s | 9PM | FREE before 11PM
Chris AV continues his weekly at Hailey’s and tags it with a two point oh.

Brave Combo | Dan’s | 9PM | $10

For The Love Of Bruce or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying About ASCAP & Love The Boss | Rubbergloves | 8PM | FREE

Saturday, March 1
Heartless Bastards / Hundred Visions | Dan’s | 10PM | $15

2014 UNT Comic Studies Conference | UNT | 9AM - 9PM
Check out the link for a schedule of events and make sure you grab tickets to this interesting and academic conference on comics.

Monday, March 3
Brandit - Popmart By Ron English | UNT On The Square | All Day
This is a pretty big deal, y’all. There will be a week long installation starting Monday and you don’t want to miss it.