Jazz Happy Hour with Paul Sottnik. 5:30 p.m. Nietzsche’s. 248 Allen St. An intimate jazz performance in a legendary venue. 886-8539 Free.
Keep Flying. 6 p.m. Sugar City. 1239 Niagara St. Pop-punk young guns at the head of a bill showcasing the energetic genre. $5-$7.
Mom Said No, Zak Ward and Jess Chizuk. 7 p.m. Sportsmens Tavern, 326 Amherst St. A night of local independent alt-rock. $10.
Ring in the Holidays. 7:30 p.m. St. John Lutheran Church, 6540 Main St., Amherst. A cappella holiday concert featuring the award-winning chorus the Niagara Frontier Chord Authority. nfcaharmony.org. $10; ages 10 and younger are free.
Comedy open mic hosted by Don Johnson. 8:30 p.m. Tudor Lounge, 335 Franklin St.