THURSDAY

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR SPEAKS

Author Dr. Jacob Eisenbach appears at Hotel Petaluma to tell his astonishing true story of survival and human endurance in the concentration camps of WWII. Born in Poland, Eisenbach journeyed to America following his freedom from the camps, and now lives in Anaheim. His powerful story is told in his memoir “Where You Go, I Go.” 7 p.m. Hotel Petaluma, 205 Kentucky St. $20. JewishPetaluma.com/remember

METALACHI

Joyously touted as the world’s first-and-only heavy metal mariachi band, the multi-member Metalachi — born down in Los Angeles — finally make it up to Petaluma for an evening of classic hard-rock covers (“Crazy Train,” “Sweet Child of Mine,” “Hot For Teacher,” “Immigrant Song”) done in spectacularly entertaining, high-energy mariachi style. Mystic Theater, 21 Petaluma Blvd. $14 (advance), $17 (at the door). Showtime 8:30 p.m. MysticTheatre.com.

FRIDAY

MALFUNKSHUN

Formed in 1980, Malfunkshun is considered one of the primary founders of Grunge Music. With founding member Kevin Wood leading the pack, the “Godfathers of Grunge” plow headfirst into Petaluma for this benefit show, a fundraiser for the SoCo Music Coalition, a newly opened nonprofit music school in Santa Rosa. Also on the bill: Hot Start. 8 p.m. $15. Phoenix Theater, 201 E. Washington St. ThePhoenixTheater.com.

DIRTY RED BARN

Petaluma’s Americana troubadours perform songs from their debut CD at the Twin Oaks Roadhouse. First set begins 8:30 p.m. No cover. 5745 Old Redwood Hwy., Penngrove.

SATURDAY

GRIVES

Hip hop artist Grieves drops into the Mystic for an evening of rhymes and rhythm in celebration of his latest CD, “Running Wild.” Described as boasting a lush, intoxicating, and modernized new sound, Grieves’ songs run from dark and confessional to bright and carefree. Also appearing are ProbCause and MND/Above Average. 8:30 p.m. $14 (advance), $16 (at the door). Mystic Theatre, 21 N. Petaluma Blvd. MysticTheatre.com.

SUNDAY

CINNAGIRLS

The celebrated Cinnabar-based chorus CinnaGals present their annual Fall concert, titled One Voice.

This spirited all-women’s choral ensemble will perform songs ranging from 13th Century English folk tunes to modern American jazz and pop standards. 4 p.m. $10 - $15. Elim Lutheran Church, 504 Baker St. Cinnabartheater.com.