Behind the store, Artichoke Music has an intimate venue. Twice a month, Acoustic Village explores different musical themes. This week’s is Songs of Hope Protest and Change. Artichoke Music, 3130 SE Hawthorne * 7 pm * $5 


Seattle’s Jake Nannery is at the Eastburn tonight. Eastburn, 1800 E. Burnside * 10 pm * free 


From my experience, it’s one of the best dance parties in Portland— though I’m a fan of the funk. The Soul Stew features funk, soul and breakbeat with DJ Aquaman. Goodfoot Lounge, 2845 SE Stark * 9 pm * $5 


It’s an Indian dance party: Filmistan ft. DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid. Alhambra Theatre, 4811 SE Hawthorne * 9 pm * $5 adv, $8 door

Soul-rock group Just People headline at the Doug Fir. Also performing are Tango Alpha Tango, Battlehooch. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside * 9 pm * $8 adv, $12 door

Memphis’ North Mississippi All-Stars are at Dante’s! Dante’s, 350 W. Burnside * 9:30 pm * $18