COMICS READING—Let us gather in a dark basement bar to pay tribute to the doodlers and dreamers of our city. It's another installment of Comics Underground—the Mercury's own Alison Hallett and Erik Henriksen's rollicking night of drinking and watching comics creators present their work. Tonight's lineup features Douglas Wolk, Zack Soto, and Jeannette Langmead. CF
The Jack London Bar, 529 SW 4th, 8 pm, $3-5

MUSIC—Volume, showmanship, and one of the most amazing drummers in town: A Gaytheist show hits all the hardest, sweetest spots, and when seen in a venue as intimate as this Northeast Portland dive bar, the experience could quite possibly swallow you whole. In a rad way. MS
w/Moldy Castle, Order of the Gash; The Know, 2026 NE Alberta, 8 pm, $5