WORMY—Behold the Grindhouse Film Festival's current offering: A 35mm print of Squirm, the 1976 horror flick in which tens of thousands of electrically charged earthworms suddenly find themselves quite hungry... FOR HUMAN FLESH. EH
Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, 7:30 pm, $7

BRIT HIT—While he's signed to Mumford and Sons' label, English singer/songwriter Ben Howard's winsome folk is something less bombastic and altogether frailer than those kings of sing-along. Howard's lovely debut, Every Kingdom, has tinges of Nick Drake- and Elliott Smith-style melancholy in its delicate corners. NL
w/Bahamas; Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 8 pm, $11-13