DANCE PARTY—Shut Up and Dance is Portland's longest-running booty-shaking night, and for good reason! DJ Gregarious' blend of hits from the '80s to now can really cook a dance floor. And tonight, to celebrate his move to the Eastside, the Mercury will be on hand for a mutual appreciation night including drink specials and tons of ass-shakin' hijinks. Come dance with us! WSH
Rotture, 315 SE 3rd, 9 pm, $5

MUSIC—You can't go wrong with a band that has a guitarist and a bucket player. Portland band Hillstomp serenades and entertains with their classic "punkabilly" twang and upbeat tunes for two nights at the Doug Fir. The hick-punk-hipsters in all of us welcome back their dance-friendly blues. RF
Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside, Fri (w/Sassparilla, Hong Kong Banana), Sat (w/the Pynnacles, Paradise), 9 pm, $10