COMEDY: Cruel and unusual sketch comedy troupe Funny But Mean is having a benefit show tonight at the Marine’s Memorial Theatre. All proceeds will go directly to build a well in a community (i.e. somewhere in Africa) in desperate need for fresh water. Seriously.
8 p.m. // Marine’s Memorial Theatre (450 Post) // $15
IRISH MUSIC: Traditional Irish Culann's Hounds abound to Great American Music Hall tonight. Eoin Harrington and Meisce perform as well at this annual, popular, and drunken St. Patrick's party in the Tenderloin.
8 p.m. // Great American Music Hall (859 O'Farrell) // $13
PUNK MUSIC: Ditties that sounds like they came from an Irish Spring soap commercial not your thing? How about punk, then? Elbo Room's St. Patrick's party, "St. Patty's Day Punk Bash VIII," which hosts the thrashing good rock tunes care of La Plebe, Lowdowns, Jewdriver, Dead Ringers, Stiff Jeans, and Angels with Dirty Faces bring the house down in the Mission tonight.
7 p.m. // Elbo Room (859 O'Farrell) // $8
FILM: Have you seen Colma: the Musical yet? No? Well, you should. Because a) musical are awesome, period; and b) who knew the city of Colma would be the kernel of something so joyous and entertaining?
9:30 p.m. // Sundance Kabuki Cinema (1881 Post) // $10
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