Horrible People. 8 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. Hear the best horrible and hilarious stories dealing with the theme of breakups. 853-1211. buffalo.heliumcomedy.com. $12-$49.
Moon Hooch. 9 p.m. Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. Funk and jazz trio use horns and percussion to groovy effect. 200-1893. buffaloironworks.com. $12.
Homesafe. 6 p.m. The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. Energetic and explosive pop punk upstarts from Illinois. 853-5483. waitingroombuffalo.com. $10-$12.
Defiant Monkey Improv Show. 7 p.m. Kenan Center Taylor Theater, 433 Locust St., Lockport. Live improv comedy dictated by members of the audience. 433-2617. kenancenter.org. $10.
Justin Karcher Book Release. 8 p.m. Alley Cat, 199 Allen St. Celebrate the release of local poet Justin Karcher's new chapbook "When Severed Ears Sing Your Songs" with a night of poetry. 235-8215. alleycatbuffalo.com. Free.