MURSY ME—The undeniable force that is Murs is best when he works alongside super-producer 9th Wonder, so we're in luck that the pair have teamed up for the just-released Fornever. The powerful recording mixes social commentary with the kinetic flow of one of the most confident emcees in the hiphop stratosphere. EAC
w/Sick Jacken, Serge Severe; Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 SE 39th, 9 pm, $15, all ages

FUCK CANCER—You might not know Natalie Cox or her diagnosis with a rare form of cancer known as angiosarcoma. But her pals from the music and art world are teaming up to raise some much-needed money for their friend in need, first with an art show from Sarah Utter and Mecca Normal at Land, followed by a special night at Valentine's soundtracked by a wide variety of DJs, including DJ Books (AKA Justin Trosper, former singer of Unwound). EAC
Land, 3925 N Mississippi, 6-9 pm, FREE, all ages; Valentine's, 232 SW Ankeny, 9:30 pm, FREE, 21+

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