Free theater, live music and comedy to boot. Thursdays are getting better and better around here.
Local band Harley Bourbon plays a free show at McMenamins at 7pm. Harley Bourbon performs outlaw country punk and Irish folk songs with equal amounts of enthusiasm and panache.
The Source Weekly calendar had listed Boom Chick with Roscoe Bandana at the Horned Hand tonight. Unfortunately, Rosco Bandana canceled and the band formerly known as Boom Chick is now called Crushed Out. Have a listen to Crushed Out’s honky-tonk surf rock for free at 8pm.
Five Pint Mary and Jones Road headline The third annual Bakestarr Benefit concert tonight at the Silver Moon Brewery. BAKESTARR is a local non-profit that supports 18-24 year olds with type 1 diabetes. $5. 6pm Minors allowed until 8pm.
Jerry Joseph is back at it at the Astro Lounge but sans the Jack Mormons and instead joined by Walter Salas-Humara . Salas-Humara is the original founder of NYC Indie-rock band The Silos. Show starts at 9:30pm.
Teatro Milagro performs B’aktun, a bilingual play exploring the lives of three Latinos who are swept up in an ICE raid and deported to Mexico. The performance is free at the Hitchcock Auditorium at COCC.
Travis Simmons headlines Thursday Night Comedy at Kayo’s tonight with Nathan Brandon opening the show. Simmons is a Pacific Northwest comic known for his political humor and impersonations and as the inventor of the Bush Drinking Game. The show is $10 and starts at 7pm sharp.