The I, Anonymous Show
If you like comedy and lots of ranty-rants, then you’ll love the monthly I, Anonymous Show—now at its new home at Curious Comedy Theater! Hilarious host Caitlin Weierhauser will present the weirdest and wildest rants from the Mercury’s long-running I, Anonymous column which will then be riffed upon by a panel of local comedic geniuses! Find out what happens when rants stop being polite, and start getting real. WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY
7:30 pm, Curious Comedy Theater, $10
Now Now, Wens
The Minneapolis-based indie rock and pop duo spearheaded by vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Cacie Dalager and drummer Bradley Hale return to the Doug Fir for a headlining show supporting their 2018 full-length, Saved.
9 pm, Doug Fir, $15
Tales from The Long Con Launch Party
Oni Press presents the first issue of The Long Con, a new comic series about a post-apocalyptic Comic-Con that never ends, and the societal factions that coalesce inside the con—featuring art by EA Denich and Victoria Robado, and written by Dylan Meconis and Ben Coleman. Includes stories of surviving pre-apocalypse conventions by veterans Jeff Parker, Foley & Anne Moloney, Matt Fraction, and more.
7 pm, Books with Pictures, free
The up-and-coming Barcelona quartet spearheaded by Jazz Rodríguez Bueno and Carla Pérez Vas bring their charged indie rock and punk sounds through Bunk Bar for the Portland stop on a North American tour supporting their recently released full-length, Sorpresa Familia.
9:30 pm, Bunk Bar, $12-14
The renowned rock band out of Los Angeles (currently fronted by legendary composer John Williams' son, Joseph) celebrate 40 years of music with an intimate Portland show supporting their new anniversary album, 40 Trips Around the Sun. Maybe they'll cover a couple Weezer songs, who knows.
8 pm, Revolution Hall, $59.50-89.50
Mope Grooves, Lisa Prank, Supermoon, Dim Wit
Supermoon rips open carefully concealed truths and whispers sweet nothings to no-face ghosts lurking in shadowy corners. On their double 7-inch, Playland, they're masters of spooky pop, mercilessly flipping the switch between darkness and lightness. CIARA DOLAN
8 pm, The Fixin' To, $7
A free, friendly, feminist stand-up showcase featuring sets from Sonia Ruiz, Erin Dougherty, Shannon Sales, and a few surprise guess, as well as an open mic for underrepresented members of the community who are looking to maybe dip their toes in Portland's comedy scene. Hosted by Mel Heywood.
7 pm, Crush Bar, free
RingSide's 2nd Annual SHUCK OFF
The title may sound derogatory but it's not an angry command—it's a friendly invitation to join some seafood-inspired fun hosted by RingSide, as Director Park is transformed into an oyster-y wonderland, with some of the city's best chefs competing to see who can shuck a mollusk the fastest, who can create the best mignonette, and more, with live DJs, and drinks from Veuve Cliqot & Belvedere. Proceeds benefit New Avenues for Youth.
4 pm, Director Park, $7
Don't forget to check out our Things To Do calendar for even more things to do!