MUSIC: Chicago-based (and former San Francisco film school drop-out) Owen Ashworth, also known as Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, will bring his eclectic mix of forlorn beats-and-keys to Bottom of the Hill. Concern of Portland and SF's David and Joanna open.

9 p.m. // Bottom of the Hill (1233 17th St) // $10, all ages

PANEL: Bay Area pioneers in the craft beer movement will discuss recent trends in the brewing world as well as what beers are new and noteworthy in SF Micro-Brews: Get Wiser Than Bud. The Panel features Zak Davis (Shmaltz Brewing Company), Shaun O'Sullivan (21st Amendment Brewery), Griz (San Francisco Brew Craft), Forest Gray (Speakeasy Brewery), and Moderator Bob Coleman (SF Brewers Guild).

6 p.m. // Commonwealth Club, Blue Room (595 Market Street, 2nd Floor) // $12-20