Knockout Kid. 6 p.m. Mohawk Place, 47 E. Mohawk St. 312-9279. buffalosmohawkplace.com. $10-$15. If you like pop-punk and metal, you're in luck. Knockout Kid, who blends those genres, will be joined by a host of other bands sure to satiate your appetite.
Artist Talk with Frani Evedon. 6:30 p.m. The Blue Plate Studio: A Creativity Lab for Writers and Artists, 69 Keil St., North Tonawanda. Free. Evedon, artist of the month, will speak about her photography exhibition.
"Monty Python and the Holy Grail." 7 p.m. Dipson Amherst Theatre (3500 Main St.). Buffalo Film Seminars presents this Monty Python classic. Stick around for the post-film discussion. $7.25-$9.50.
"The Sound of Music." 7:30 p.m. Shea's Performing Arts Center, 646 Main St. Opening night for the touring stage production of this much-loved film. Continues through April 2. $30-$85.
Buffalo State Percussion Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Buffalo State College, Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, 1300 Elmwood Ave. Free.