Great American Ghost & Bungler. 6:30 p.m. Studio @ Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. Boston hardcore band. 853-5483 waitingroombuffalo.com. $10-$13
The Griswolds. 7 p.m.Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. Australian indie rock quartet. 853-5483. waitingroombuffalo.com. $15-$18
"Sophisticated Ladies." 7:30 p.m. MusicalFare Theatre, 4380 Main St., Amherst. MusicalFare production of a stylish and brassy musical revue celebrating the legendary Duke Ellington and his music. 839-8540. musicalfare.com. $18-$43.
[RELATED: "Sophisticated Ladies" aims to please]
"The Collection." 7:30 p.m. Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. Torn Space Theater production of Harold Pinter’s work. Adam Mickiewicz Dramatic Circle, 612 Fillmore Ave. 847-0839. buildingalibrary.wordpress.com. $25.
[RELATED: Torn Space perfectly times new production]
"Buffalo Quickies." 7:30 p.m. Alleyway Theatre, 1 Curtain Up Alley. Alleyway Theatre production of Neil Radice’s play about a middle-aged widower learning the importance of a sense of humor as he travels the road back from grief. 852-2600. alleyway.com. $13-$25.
“A View from the Bridge.” 7:30 p.m. Kavinoky Theatre, 320 Porter Ave. Arthur Miller’s tale of a dockworker dealing with the trials of protecting migrants. 829-7668. kavinokytheatre.com. $38-$42.
Pablo Francisco. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. Known for his impressions, this off the wall comic will have you in stitches on his second night. 853-1211. buffalo.heliumcomedy.com. $20.
[INTERVIEW: Comedian Pablo Francisco makes an impression]
"A Few Good Men." 7:30 p.m. Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave. Lancaster. Aaron Sorkin’s scathing and tense play about military corruption, later adapted into the famous film. 683-1776. lancopera.com. $10-$22.
"Stop Kiss." 8 p.m. The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Ave. Subversive Theatre production of show about the lead up and the aftermath of an anti-gay hate crime that changes the lives of two women forever. 408-0499. subversivetheatre.org. $25-$30.
[REVIEW: "Stop Kiss" leaves audiences reeling]
"Other Desert Cities." 8 p.m. Aurora Players Pavilion, Hamlin Park on Prospect Ave. Jon Robin Baitz' play of politics, family secrets, and the dissolution of family relationships. 687-6727. auroraplayers.org. $14-$15.
"Ring of Fire." 8 p.m. Shea’s 710 Theatre, 710 Main St. MusicalFare production of the story of life and music of country star Johnny Cash. 847-1410. sheas.org/710main. $45.
[REVIEW: "Ring of Fire" burns bright on 710 stage]
"The Edgar Allan Poe Show". 8 p.m. Ghostlight Theatre, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda. Starry Night Theatre production of The Black Cat, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, Masque of the Red, Death,and more. 743-1614. starrynighttheatre.com. $13-$15.
Del Paxton. 8 p.m. Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. Alt punk/pop punk band in a record release show. 312-9279. buffalosmohawkplace.com. $5.
[PREVIEW: Del Paxton in Mohawk Place]
Dan Bern. 8 p.m. 9th Ward at Babeville, 341 Delaware Ave. Singer songwriter whose music is often compared to Dylan, Springsteen, and Guthrie. 852-3835. babevillebuffalo.com. $20-$25.
Steve Hackett. 8 p.m. Kleinhans Music Hall, 3 Symphony Circle. Original Genesis guitarist comes to play the best of his work with Genesis as well as solo work. 885-5000. kleinhansbuffalo.org. $39-$75.
Chubby Checker. 9 p.m. Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, 6380 Fallsview Blvd., Niagara Falls, Ont. Creator of "The Twist" comes to deliver the oldies and hits. (888) 325-5788. fallsviewcasinoresort.com. Tickets start at $30
Buffalo Blues Benefit Concert. 9 p.m. Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. The best blues artists in Buffalo play for a good cause. 200-1893. buffaloironworks.com. $13.
Cale Tyson. 9:30 p.m. Sportsmen's Tavern, 326 Amherst St. Young and upstart country traditionalist. 874-7734. sportsmenstavern.com.$8.
Live Band Karaoke - Emo and Punk Night. 10 p.m. Studio @ Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. Sing along to your favorite punk and emo songs with a live band backing you. 853-5483. waitingroombuffalo.com. Free.