Dan Auerbach & the Easy Eye Sound Revue, Shannon & the Clams
Okay, I know Dan Auerbach is headlining this show and that he’s a Black Key or whatever, but what you really need to know is that the incomparable Shannon Shaw is singing with his backing band, the Easy Eye Sound Revue. Shaw’s voice is a national treasure, and her own band, Shannon and the Clams, makes doo-wop punk that sounds like it’s inspired by John Waters movies, used bubblegum, and greasy-faced teenagers slow dancing at prom. Auerbach produced their new album, Onion, which comes out later this month (the singles “The Boy” and “Did You Love Me” are fantastic). CIARA DOLAN
8:30 pm, Crystal Ballroom, $35-37, all ages
Worst Day of the Year Bike Ride
The Worst Day of the Year ride is a creature of hyperbole. You can walk out your door pretty much any February day and get weather that’s as bad or worse than what’ll likely show up today. That’s your God-given right as an Oregonian. But we recommend this damn thing every year because it’s a celebration of that right, and an opportunity to defy against this damp winter trash with hundreds of like-minded riders—preferably dressed as wallabies or some such. Routes include 4-mile and 40-mile options. Do the hard one. DIRK VANDERHART
8 am, Lucky Labrador Brew Pub, $15-50
This weekend, the good folks at Portland Piano International welcome globetrotting musician Lukáš Vondráček to Rip City for a pair of solo performances on a captivatingly intimate stage. While the bulk of Sunday’s program is dedicated to German romantic sonatas, the fascinating setlist for Saturday features a trio of composers from Vondráček's native Czechoslovakia, guaranteeing a chance to witness some truly rare works infrequently played in this country. Along with this trio of classical B-sides, the keyboard will spring to life with Robert Schumann's totes delightful Carnaval and the incomparably delicate Transcendental Etude No. 9 in A-flat Major from piano god Franz Liszt. If you're game for some serious chills and trills, grab a ticket and prepare to be utterly transported through the unfiltered, unplugged power of 10 masterful fingers and 88 magnificent keys. BRIAN HORAY
4 pm, PSU Lincoln Performance Hall, $45-55
For those who are cursing the day comedian Amy Miller left Portland for greener comedic pastures, you’re in luck! Amy is returning to Helium! Not only will your guts bust with laughter over her new material, they’ll bust again thanks to her hilarious local co-stars, Marcus Coleman and Caitlin Weierhauser. WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY
7:30 pm, Helium Comedy Club, $12
Kevin Leigh Robinson, Sunbathe, Risley
In-demand Portland music fixture Kevin Leigh Robinson (AKA Kaylee Rob) brings his own eclectic folk sounds down to the Doug Fir Lounge for a hometown headlining show.
9 pm, Doug Fir, $7-10
Portland Black Film Festival: Afrofuturism
Portland’s infamous for having low access to Black movies in its theaters, which is exactly why we need things like Black History Month! Each February, the Portland Black Film Festival provides a bunch of opportunities to go see and support Black films—some are classics, some are old, some are educational, and most are seriously underappreciated. One screening seems particularly rare and appealing: a series of “other worldly” short films exploring sci-fi, horror, fantasy and other facets of Afrofuturism. This can only be a good use of your money, and at the very least it’ll be an interesting, stoned watch. JENNI MOORE
7:30 pm, Hollywood Theatre, $7-9, all ages
French Kisses: An Evening of Champagne and Chocolate
A discussion and tasting of two of the finest things humanity has ever invented: wine with bubbles and chocolate. Food authors Alan Tardi and Cheryl Wakerhauser talk about how these delectables are made, and how you can properly pair them.
5 pm, Pix/Bar Vivant, $20
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