Within The Ruins. 6 p.m. The Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave. 853-5483. waitingroombuffalo.com. $12-$14. Up for a great hardcore show? Within The Ruins brings technicality and brutality to the Waiting Room. These guys are rising stars in the hardcore world so check them out.
Third Tuesday Throwdown Championship. 6 p.m. Buffalo Iron Works, 49 Illinois St. 200-1893. buffaloironworks.com. $40. Who can make the best cocktail in Buffalo? Come and see at the Third Tuesday Throwdown Championship, where bartenders across the city compete for your votes. The cocktails are yours, but only one can bring back the golden throwdown cocktail shaker.
Paint Night. 6:30 p.m. Armor Inn Tap Room, 5381 Abbott Rd., Hamburg. 202-1315. armorinn.com. $45. Want to show off your artistic skills with friends? Then check out Paint Night at the Armor Inn Tap Room. You are guided by a professional artist and cocktails will be served.
Open Mic Night. 8 p.m. Helium Comedy Club, 30 Mississippi St. 852-1211. buffalo.heliumcomedy.com. Free. Prove your comic chops at Buffalo's premiere comedy club. Every Tuesday, Helium Comedy Club holds an open mic, and allow you the chance to make 'em laugh.
Blood Handsome. 8 p.m. Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. 312-9279. buffalosmohawkplace.com. $5. If a more modern sound and edge is your thing, then Blood Handsome is for you. An electronic artist who plays with dark and moody soundscapes, this is a must see for fans of music that pushes the boundaries.