YACHT ROCK—Set sail for the high seas (er, the Willamette River) as Google Hotpot's second free show takes over the Portland Spirit for this nautical adventure. Pack your earplugs and Dramamine and enjoy sets from both Red Fang and the Builders and the Butchers on a freakin' boat. EAC
Boards at Salmon Street Springs Fountain, SW Naito & Salmon, 7:30 pm, FREE (w/wristband), all ages,

—The robot-themed art show Short Circuit opens tonight, including the best combination since peanut butter and jelly: Eric Joyner's Robots and Donuts series. Other contributing artists include Paul Guinan and his historical robot character Boilerplate, and local artists Benjamin Burch and Brian Kappel. CP
Benjamin Benjamin Gallery, 1720 NW Lovejoy, 5-8 pm, FREE