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BEYOND FOLK—Seattle troubadour Damien Jurado's latest, Maraqopa, comes out February 21, and it's a staggeringly great album, full of sorrow, hope, strange sounds, and breathtakingly beautiful music. Jurado performs a very special in-store show today, so go and get your heart ripped out by one of the greatest songwriters alive. NL
Jackpot Records, 3574 SE Hawthorne, 6 pm, FREE, all ages

SEARCH MEStripsearchme.com is a start-up website that produces charming music-video commercials advertising Portland's favorite strip clubs, and they're throwing a party to debut the first batch, plus dancers and live music from a Ministry cover band (Thieves) and Mini Marilyn Manson, among others. MS
Refuge, 116 SE Yamhill, 8 pm, $15