HANNIBAL—The even-keeled Hannibal Buress has a slow and smooth stand-up cadence, but with his deadpan delivery are some absurd anecdotes and very funny twists. And at the intimate Mississippi Studios, his funny-ass self will lull you into yukking it up with impunity. CF
w/Ian Karmel; Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi, 9 pm, $12

ROADRUNNER—The chance to see one of the world's greatest songwriters in a teeny-tiny dive bar doesn't come along very often, so don't miss the legendary Jonathan Richman when he returns to the Know for a three-night stand. Only 40 tickets will be sold at the door each night, so line on up! NL
w/Tommy Larkins; The Know, 2026 NE Alberta, Sat Nov 24-Mon Nov 26, 8 pm, $12