-- New Pornographers: Yay, the New Pornographers! We heart them ever so. Seriously. Heart them yourselves tonight as they perform along with Lavender Diamond and Fancey at 8 p.m. at the Warfield, 982 Market; $25-27.
-- Laughing Liberally Local 415: Political comedy showcase featuring Joe Klocek, who performed on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and Diane Amos (AKA: the Pine-Sol lady!), who has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E, and at SF Comedy Day. Show starts at 8 p.m. at Make-Out Room, 3225 - 22nd Street (at Mission); $8.
-- Future of Music Part II -- Copy Rights and Wrongs: Before the fuzz throws you in the clink for downloading "Umbrella," come hear E40, musician/recording artist,
Chris Castle, attorney/music rights activist; Chaz Hayes, producer; Tim Westergren, founder and CSO of Pandora; and Richard French, moderator/CEO Avvenu/former head of Open Source Development Network talk about intellecutal property rights, music, rights, wrongs, and more at 6:30 p.m. at the Commonwealth Club, 595 Market (2nd floor); $7-18.