The slick, intimate vibes of singer Allan Rayman will be on display at Williwaw this weekend. Since his debut with the self-released LP “Hotel Allan” in 2015, Rayman has sold out crowds across North America, from concert halls in Canada to Colorado amphitheater Red Rocks. Rayman has built a steady but loyal following for his smooth, indie-influenced sound and cinematic music videos. $25 in advance, $30 general admission. 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St. (eventbrite.com)
Finished binge-watching season two of “GLOW” and looking for more? The Fairbanks Ladies of Wrestling are bringing Anchorage a hard-hitting night of brews, beauty and brawls. Grab a Midnight Sun Brewing Co. beer, jam out to live music from Broad Squad and watch FLOW wrestlers Leslie Dope and Polly Esther square off against TJ “Rawks” Rivera and Pandora’s Box. 21 and over. 10:30 p.m. Friday, Williwaw Social, 609 F St. (williwawsocial.com)
A downtown block party
Visit Anchorage and local businesses from Fourth Avenue and K and L streets are banding together for the 16th annual West End Block Party. Bring the whole family for BBQ plates and live music from island band H3. Let the kids enjoy face painting and crazy hair booths as you visit the beer and margarita garden courtesy of Simon and Seafort’s. 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, in front of Snow City Cafe, 1034 W. Fourth Ave. (Search “16th Annual West End Block Party” on Facebook)
Anchorage’s very own metalcore rockers are heading back home for a fist-bumping, hair-flipping show at Koot’s. 21 and over. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. 8 p.m. Thursday, Koot’s, 2435 Spenard Road (brownpapertickets.com).
“The Spitfire Grill”
Cyrano’s latest production is “The Spitfire Grill,” a song-filled retelling of the award-winning 1996 film of the same name. After her release from prison, a young woman finds herself embroiled in a deep competition for the ownership of the local restaurant. Directed by local thespian Warren Weinstein, expect country-flavored tunes and plenty of heart in this musical. $23-$25. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Cyrano’s Theatre Building, 3800 Debarr Road (centertix.com)
Alaska Aviation Festival
The Alaska Aviation Festival has been bringing high-flying fun to Anchorage for 30 years. Come out for flybys, vintage aircraft displays, live music, food trucks, a beer garden and more at this family-friendly event. Free parking and courtesy shuttle available from Alaska Park on the corner of International Airport and Spenard roads. Under 13 and active-duty military free, $5 for teens 13-17 and $10 18 and over. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Alaska Aviation Museum, 4721 Aircraft Drive (alaskaairmuseum.org).