THE JOHN KALEEN GROUP
Acclaimed trumpeter John Kaleen brings his mighty band of jazz warriors (sax-man Peter Graves, keys-master Jon Herbst, bassist Blake Richardson, and drummer Eric Thompson) to Red Brick, for a night of magnificent jazz tunes and improvised musical impressiveness. 101 2nd St. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. RedBrickRestaurants.com.
THE HONEY TOADS
The Honey Toads are high school pals Nick Cafiero (electric ukulele), Joe DeMars (bass), Jack Hogan (guitar), and Dominic Bergamini (drums), who play original songs with tight, meticulous, and inventive musicianship. They’ve got a hot new single and video, and tonight’s the official release party. Also appearing are The Sanctions. 8 p.m. $8. Phoenix Theater, 201 E. Washington St. ThePhoenixTheater.com.
The bestselling author of ‘Cold Mountain’ stops by Copperfield’s Books to read from his new soon-to-be-bestseller, ‘Varina,’ a lyrical and entertaining novel about the fiery, surprisingly opinionated wife of Confederate leader Jefferson Jackson. 7 p.m. 140 Kentucky St. Copperfields.com.
Stanley Kubrick’s bloody 1980 horror classic — brilliantly spoofed/honored in a superb virtual reality sequence in the new movie “Ready Player One” — now rises from the dead in this special one-night-only screening at the Mystic Theater, 21 N. Petaluma Blvd. 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Tickets $8. MysticTheater.com.
The 2nd Annual Cinnabar Young Rep Broadway Bash is a high class evening of food, drinks and fun, with a two-act “Talent Showcase” featuring Young Rep students and their instructors performing favorite Broadway hits, on stage at the Carole L. Ellis Auditorium on the Petaluma SRJC campus. Broadway-themed auction items, beer and wine, snacks and sweets and more will be part of the festivities. 6 p.m. $50. For information check out Cinnabartheater.org/broadway-bash.
THE SPACE ORCHESTRA’S TRIBUTE TO JOE COCKER
Petaluma’s increasingly inventive Big Easy will serve as the landing pad for the magnificent “Space Orchestra,” a vast assemblage of musicians who will be presenting “Mad Dogs and Englishmen: A Tribute to Joe Cocker.” Opening will be Rusty Reds. 128 American Alley. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 7:30 p.m. BigEasyPetaluma.
They dress like the cast of ‘The Love Boat’ and they play smooth hits of the easy listening 70s and 80s. They are Mustache Harbor, and they are unbelievably popular. Last year’s appearance at the Mystic Theater was an outrageous homage to the likes of Steely Dan, Christopher Cross, Loggins and Messina, and The Little River Band. Mystic Theatre, 21 N. Petaluma Blvd. 8:30 p.m. $20-$22. MysticTheatre.com.
MITCH WOODS AND HIS ROCKET 88s
National Blues Hall of Fame inductee Mitch Woods brings his patented jump-and-boogie jive back to town. Dress to impress and prepare to dance at Lagunitas Tap Room, 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. 3 p.m. Lagunitas.com.