6 p.m. in Buffalo RiverWorks (359 Ganson St.). Tickets range from $29.50 in advance here, then $33 day of show.
Alt-emo mainstays the Used will be joined by Akron, Ohio, up-and-comers Red Sun Rising and the Fever 333 - a new project fronted by former LetLive leader Jason Aalon Butler.
The headliner's latest record, fall 2017's "The Canyon," peaked at No. 50 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200. This show was originally scheduled for Town Ballroom but has since been moved to RiverWorks, so don't go to the wrong place! - Jeff Miers
2 to 10 p.m. at locations throughout Holland. The festival continues from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Find the entire schedule here.
The Town of Holland turns 200 this year, so it's time to celebrate at the 63rd Annual Tulip Festival. Friday's fun includes the Spirit Parade at 2 p.m.; the Holland Garden Club Flower Show from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Holland Community Center; and rides and a midway from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Town Parking Lot.
At 7 p.m. at Holland High School, watch the pageant that will choose the Tulip Festival Queen - cost is $5 to get in. - Mary Kunz Goldman
9 p.m. at 189 Main St., East Aurora. There is no cover charge.
The all-female acoustic harmony group Rust Belt Birds - a collaboration among local singers Sara Elizabeth, Megan Brown, Grace Stumberg and Tina Williams - will deliver soothing four-part harmonies in East Aurora's cozy 189. Expect a mixture of original material, some covers and even stand-up comedy, according to 189's teaser. - Ben Tsujimoto