MUSIC: Toshio Hirano, San Francisco's beloved Japanese cowboy, yodels his way through his monthly honkytonk set featuring, as SFGate notes, "faithful, respectful renditions of heartbreaking country tunes," as part of Amnesia's Monday Night Bluegrass event. Be sure to check out Waiting for a Train, the award-winning short documentary about Hirano. (9 p.m., Amnesia, 853 Valencia Street)

BURLESQUE: Help the owners of the fabulous Fat Fancy, a radical resale plus size clothing boutique, spread their message of body love across the nation at Fat Dancey, a special fundraiser featuring a big line-up of burlesque performances and DJs. (9 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission Street)

LITERARY: The Monthly Rumpus presents another great bunch of authors, including Tupelo Hassman, Julie Greicius, Andrew Foster Altschul, and Adam Johnson, along with comedy by Nato Green and music by Shovelman and Luke W Gilbert. (7pm, The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street)