Viernes 13 mark their 20th anniversary with a show at longtime Boyle Heights ballroom The Paramount. Led by founding guitarist Mario Luna and singer Juan Pulido, the L.A. group started out as a ska-punk band, but their energetic sound also encompasses reggae, surf and rockabilly. Viernes 13’s 2015 album, Thirteen Rules, is a quintessential assortment of their multiple styles. Such trippy dub-reggae interludes as “Let Me Tell You” lead into such lively, horn-pumped ska workouts as “The Lucky One.” Chris Silva’s frenetic rockabilly bass launches “6 Feet Deep,” while “Sex on the Beach” is an unexpectedly sunny slice of summer soul. Punk and rockabilly tempos collide on “The Devil Rides,” whereas “Working Man’s Chant” is a jumping burst of ska.
The Paramount, 2708 E. Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Boyle Heights; Sat., Jan. 4, 7 p.m.; $15; ages 18 & over. www.eventbrite.com/e/viernes-13-20-year-anniversary-party-in-boyle-heights-tickets-67296298039.