TRIVIA NIGHT WITH LESLEY
Third Thursdays at Aqus means “Trivia with Lesley,’ a now-legendary party-quiz-social event in which teams compete at answering arcane questions. Prizes and a share of the pot (participants throw in a buck to play) await the winners. 7 p.m. Aqus Café, 198 H St. Aquscafe.com.
MICHAEL BROWN BAND
Actor-turned musician Michael Brown writes engaging tunes and every day experiences – and his band rocks. Great singing + expert songwriting + appealing stage presence = one entertaining show. 4:20 p.m., at Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 N. McDowell. No Cover. Lagunitas.com.
ARABIC DANCE SHOW WITH REBECCA VASILE
Acclaimed dancers Rebecca Vasile and Nathalie Tedrick, of the Bellydance Superstars, will perform alongside Arabic music ensemble Light Rain, at the Body Loom, 405 E. D Street. 7:30 p.m. $15. See ‘events’ at TheBodyLoom.com.
Oakland’s eclectic jazz combo Cabbagehead mixes jazz-world classics with originals, blending surprising elements of other musical traditions (jazz-disco anyone?) into a wild night of music at the Big Easy. With Frank Laterzo. 8 p.m. $5 cover. 128 American Way. Bigeasypetaluma.com
MODERN ENEMY + THE QUITTERS + THE RINDS
Phoenix Theater presents a massive evening of high-contagion Rock as hardcore band Modern Enemy headlines a show featuring The Quitters, the Rinds, and a bunch of other bands with names seemingly chosen for how good they’ll look on the Phoenix Theater marquee – Kitten Drunk, Black Water Birth, Ground Score, and Good Death. 8 p.m. start. $10. 201 E. Washington. Thephoenixtheater.com
FOXES in the HENHOUSE
Brewster’s Beer Garden hosts Sonoma County’s favorite foxes. Sizzling country-folk served up with a side of sassy sweetness. 3 p.m. Brewster’s, 229 Water St. No Cover. Brewstersbeergarden.com
SUICIDE GIRLS: BLACKHEART BURLESQUE: Described as a fusion of sexy striptease and nerd-ball cosplay, The SuicideGirls: Blackheart Burlesque is a burlesque act with a twist. From the popular Stormtrooper strippers to tattooed, body-pierced, skin-baring Hogwarts witches-and-wizards, this endlessly entertaining homage to popular cultures carries a strong social message about challenging traditional definitions of beauty, femininity and following-the-rules. The Mystic Theater, 21 Petaluma Blvd. N. 8:30 p.m. $27 -$87 with table-seating options for a premium price.