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Weekend events: Mexican rock, Ohio rap and Gooding

Mexican rock band Cafe Tacvba will perform Thursday at Hartman Arena.
Mexican rock band Cafe Tacvba will perform Thursday at Hartman Arena. Courtesy photo

Cafe Tacvba at Hartman Arena

Cafe Tacvba, a well-known rock band from Mexico, is touring the United States to celebrate its 25th anniversary and is making a stop on Thursday at Wichita’s Hartman Arena. The show will be at 8 p.m. at the venue, 8151 N. Hartman Arena Drive. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $41.50 and $56.50 and are available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 316-927-3999. For more information, visit www.hartmanarena.com.

Machine Gune Kelly at the Cotillion

Cleveland, Ohio-bred rapper Machine Gun Kelly, whose real name is Richard Colson Baker, will perform Friday at the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. He became well-known for releasing four mixtapes, including his most recent, “Black Flag,” which was put out in 2013. Dusty Leigh will open the show. Tickets are $27-$32 and are available at www.thecotillion.com or by calling 316-722-4201.

Gooding at Murdock

Wichita-bred, Los Angeles-based singer Gooding will bring his rock/blues music to the Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway, on Friday. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show will start at 8 p.m. Gooding has been touring and recording and will perform along with his band, made up of Jesse Rich, Billy Driver and Jenny Wood. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, visit www.murdocktheatre.com.

Denise Neil

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