Warm beats, pretty voice… Akaba‘s at the Jade Lounge2342 SE Ankeny * 7 – 8 pm * ??

You like jammin’ Southern rock? Poor Man’s Whiskey seems up to the task… Alhambra Theater, 4811 SE Hawthorne * 9 pm * $10 adv, $12 door


I’m liking the smooth beats of Blockhead… w/ Elaquent, Muneshine. Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison St. * 9 pm * $12

Can web links kill music journalism? I hope so. Pinehurst Kids w/ Bricks. Firkin Tavern, 1937 SE 11th Ave * 7 pm * free

I need more theatre in my life. Unlike music, you can’t just find a clip to figure out what to check out… Anyway, this Comedy Sportz Puppetz vs. People improv event (cage match? rap battle?) looks interesting. Imago Theatre, 17 SE 8th Ave. * 8 pm Fri, Sat * $15 adv, $22 door 


This could be fun: Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction, performed at the Funhouse Lounge— a venue I’ve yet to visit. 2432 SE 11th Ave * 8 pm * $10