EXCLAMATION POINT WORTHY—Against Me! singer Tom Gabel made rock 'n' roll history this year by coming out as transgender. Now fronted by the newly minted Laura Jane Grace, Against Me! plays the same great, angry, poppy punk, newly invigorated with purpose. Tonight they kick off MusicfestNW with a bang. NL
w/Andrew Jackson Jihad, Joyce Manor; Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 SE 39th, 7 pm, $18, all ages

—All summer, the crafty folks at ADX have been teaching good little scouts how to catch fish, make backpacks, and build rafts. Join them for their last class of the season, where you'll learn how to make booze! Don't get so skunk-faced that you can't sew on your merit badge! CF
ADX, 417 SE 11th, 6 pm, $20 (FREE beer and BBQ beforehand)