Aladdin Theater—Black Francis, 8 pm, $20, all ages
Alberta Rose Theatre—Stephanie Schneiderman, Dirty Martini, 8:30 pm, $15, all ages
Al's Den—Scott McCaughey, 7 pm, free
BackspaceMiss Massive Snowflake, Larry Yes, Mouth, 9 pm, $5, all ages
Berbati's Pan—Beach Fossils, Craft Spells, Soft Metals, 9:30 pm, $10-12
Branx—Ladies Night: Reporter, Wampire, Arohan, Linger & Quiet, 8 pm, $3-7, all ages
Burgerville—KPSU Benefit: Boom, Edibles, Grandparents, 5 pm, free, all ages
Eagles Lodge—The New Iberians, $5
Holocene—Aperitivo Happy Hour: DJ Womb Service, 5 pm, free; 8 1/2 DJs: E*Rock, Copy, Dundiggy, Mr. Charming, DJ Invisiboy, DJ Brkfst Sndwch, Sgt. Forkner, DJ Snakks, DJ Solomon, 9 pm, $3
Mississippi Studios—And And And, Brainstorm, Wild Ones, 9 pm, free, all ages
Tom McCall Waterfront Park—Cinco de Mayo Fiesta: X-Elentez de la Sierra, Grupo Vital, Nuborn, Sonido LesDen, Grupo Candente
The Village Ballroom—HeART Beats Benefit: Tango Alpha Tango, Boy Eats Drum Machine, Sara Jackson-Holman, Cow Paddy Stompers, 7 pm, $10, all ages
The Whiskey Bar—Tim Xavier, Bryan Zentz, Jak, George Holland, Nicodemus, Travismode, 9 pm, $12-14
The Woods—In the Cooky Jar: DJ Cooky Parker, 9 pm, $5

Most importantly, tonight's the Mercury fashion show, where you might see the newest and greatest in haute fannypacks, like this: