CROSSROADS—Hard to believe it's been four whole years since Back Fence PDX made storytelling a regular milestone on the local entertainment calendar, and look how much better off we are. The anniversary edition sees guests like John Roderick and Laura Gibson spinning yarns on the theme "At a Crossroads," plus a Popina Swimwear fashion show. MS
Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan, 7:15 pm, $12-15

BLISS OUT—Scott Hansen, AKA the man behind the evocative, calming beats of Tycho, is not just a musician; he's a visual artist as well, operating under the moniker ISO50. That means tonight's Tycho show will be a feast for the ears and eyes, as he injects an immersive and prismatic experience right up into your brain. NL
w/Active Child, Lord Huron; Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, 9 pm, $13-15