MUSIC: Mark Growden celebrates the release of his tenth album in fifteen years, Lose Me in the Sand, which is a tribute to Growden’s rural mountain roots, "a hats-off to the roughshod beginnings of American music and the spirit that music represents." Growden's string band from Tuscon, Arizona, will accompany him onstage.
8 to 10 p.m. // Brava Theater (2781 24th Street) // $30
ART: Los Angeles' Pancakes + Booze art show is in San Francisco for one night only, featuring the work of over fifty local emerging artists, an all-you-can-eat Pancake Bar, and lots of booze, we presume.
8 p.m. to 2 a.m. // The Artists Alley Gallery (863 Mission Street) // $5
DANCE: ODC Theater presents Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now, which runs through Sunday. Tonight's performance includes Ramon Ramos Alayo (Alayo Dance Company), Gregory Dawson (DawsonDance SF), and Deborah Vaughan (Dimensions Dance Theater).
8 p.m. // ODC Theater (3153 17th Street) // $10-20