Bob Nelson, today and Friday in the Comix Cafe, 3163 Eggert Road, Town of Tonawanda. (835-4242)
Harvest of Souls: Mocha and Music, 1:30 to 5 p.m. in Clarence Center Coffee Co., 9475 Clarence Center Road, Clarence. Anti-drug benefit with music by Jason Pfaff.
"Thrills, Chills and Trills," Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ron Spigelman, featuring Mussorgsky's "Night on Bald Mountain," Dukas' "Sorcerer's Apprentice" and more. Kleinhans Music Hall. (885-5000)
Spyro Gyra, 8 p.m. in Williamsville South High School, 5950 Main St., Amherst. (626-8040)
Allen Street Jazz Band with Rose Bond, John Allen and Edgar Henderson, 8:30 p.m. in Nietzsche's, 248 Allen St. (886-8539)
Medeski, Martin & Wood, in the Center for the Arts Mainstage, University at Buffalo North Campus, Amherst. (645-ARTS or 852-5000)
Universal Grille, 9 p.m. in the Crocodile Bar, 88 W. Chippewa St. (853-2762)