COMEDY—Sometimes it seems as though Portland is home to more local comedy shows than actual comedians—but this installment of the long-running showcase Down to Funny is just about as perfectly curated as it gets: Promising newcomer Curtis Cook, local stalwarts Anthony Lopez and Sean Jordan, and Mercury columnists/hilarious humans Barbara Holm and Ian Karmel. AH
East Burn, 1800 E Burnside, 8:30 pm, FREE

MUSIC—When it comes to all-around performers, Bruno Mars is one of your current best bets. And while he's sure to dazzle with his updated Motown sound (check out the hilariously awesome "Treasure" video), don't be surprised when he busts out the drum and guitar solos as well as some sweet-ass dance moves in between his MANY hits. WSH
w/Ellie Goulding; Rose Garden, 1 Center Court, 7:30 pm, $39.50-79.50, all ages