HIP HOP—Mac Miller has been an underrated rapper for years, while also never letting himself be pigeonholed into what he rhymes about. As his albums have progressively matured over the years, his beats and flows have only been getting stronger and his lyrics have just been getting tighter. Fans of hip-hop take note. 7 pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave. $32.50.
FOLK—Fronted by identical twins, Laurie and Katelyn Shook, this indie folk-pop band encompases the Northwest spirit with their distinctive sound. Combing multiple instruments, including their signature golden egg, with quirky lyrics, stories, and harmonious voices, the twins create a folk party that should not be missed. 8 pm. The Belfry, 302 Main St., Sisters. $15 adv., $20 door.
friday 6 & saturday 7
Monster Truck Nationals
MONSTER TRUCKS—For two days only, experience big trucks crushing small trucks and also jumping over things. There will also be stunt riders, a pit party, a monster truck attempting a backflip, and a monster truck that is available for anyone to ride (not just the professionals)! Hide yo kids! 7:30 pm. Deschutes County Fairgrounds, 3800 SW Airport Way, Redmond. $10-$19.
SOULFUL—Sisters Chloe and Leah Smith are the talented front of Rising Appalachia, who are touring to promote Yoga Prison Project which works to bring yoga to American prisoners. Mixing world, soul, and folk to share stories and their message, the group creates an intimate and unique experience for listeners. 9 pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. $17 adv., $20 door.
Renegade Roller Derby
Skate off—The Renegade Roller Derby league of Central Oregon is gearing up for their Hicks versus Hippies skate off to raise money and awareness for Battle Buddies of Central Oregon and the Redmond VFW. The co-ed league's season opener will host a meet and greet during the after party with live music by Harley Bourbon, Graveyard Jukebox & Jesc Miller. 7pm. Midtown Ballroom, 51 NW Greenwood Ave. $10.
Hoedown for Hunger
Fundraiser—Bend's Community Center's Feed the Hungry program provides 4,000 meals to those in need every month. Enjoy a ton of chili donated by local restaurants, live music all day, and kids' activities until 6 pm, all to raise money for this great program. Bring your dancing boots. 3-10 pm. Bend's Community Center. 1036 NE 5th St. $10-20. Seniors and kids under 5 free.
The Mask You Live In
Documentary—This documentary follows young men and boys as they navigate through their own lives while grappling with America's narrow definition and views of masculinity. From Sundance 2015, watch experts in sports, neuroscience, and psychology discuss evidence of the "boy crisis" and what can be done about it. 6 pm. The Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St. $12 adv. $14 doors.
Pollinating Rios Vivos
ACTIVISM—Ríos Vivos is a grassroots movement of Columbian communities that have been affected by mega dams. The Beehive is an art collective that is also displaced and decentralized, as they travel the world spreading awareness with art. Pollinating Ríos Vivos combines these movements into a wholly original multi-platform event. 8:30 pm. Tin Pan Theater, 869 NW Tin Pan Alley. $5 donation.
Veteran's Day Parade
Parade—This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. Join the parade in downtown Bend where living and past legacies will be honored. 11 am. W Harmon Avenue to Newport Avenue to south on Wall Street to Riverside Drive to Galveston Avenue.
Head for the Hills & Trout Steak Revival
BLUEGRASS—In a year filled with some of the best bluegrass shows Central Oregon has ever seen, these two bands are no different. Head for the Hills mashed up rock, jazz, and some hip-hop into their sound, while Trout Steak Revival brings the laid-back jam-band sound. 9 pm. Volcanic Theatre Pub. 70 SW Century Dr. $10-$12.