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COVERS—Grab your cloves, a bouquet of gladioli, and your bummed-out heart for this evening of covers of the Smiths, Depeche Mode, and the Cure. Tribute bands This Charming Band, For the Masses, and the Xploding Boys are guaranteed to make you joyfully dance through every awkward teenage moment you cringed through the first time—don't forget to wear black on the outside! CF
Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $12-13

NERD PARTY
—The July installment of #NerdNightOut—the friendliest variety show in town—is headlined by local nerdrockers the Doubleclicks, two sisters who deal in fantastically clever, catchy songs about interests ranging from Dungeons and Dragons to Pride and Prejudice. Also on deck: musician Sarah Donner and stand-ups Barbara Holm and Bri Pruett. AH
The Secret Society, 116 NE Russell, 9 pm, $8-10