TOOTHSOME—With some stellar new tracks up on Bandcamp and a full-length on the way, Houndstooth is firing on every cylinder, particularly with their powerhouse live show. With members Voltron'ed together from countless other local bands, Houndstooth makes jangling, reeling rock that fits perfectly into the ol' earholes. NL
w/Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Pigeons; Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 8:30 pm, $5

ADOMIAN—If you think you don't like impressionists, think again—stand-up comedian James Adomian marries a dead-on knack for mimicry with ruthless political and pop culture satire. Tonight at Helium, he records his first album. AH
Helium Comedy Club, 1510 SE 9th, 7 & 9:30 pm, $10-15