MUSIC: Tonight's installment of the inaugural three-day Offside Festival will take a decidedly contemporary look at straight-ahead jazz, presenting three Bay Area composers and their respective trios—bassist Marcus Shelby, trumpeter Erik Jekabson, and guitarist Alex Pinto. (8 p.m., 50 Mason Social House, 50 Mason Street)

COMEDY: The wacky Tracy Morgan is back in town with a weekend-long stint at Cobb's. Pro tip: Sidestep those hefty box office fees by ordering them over the phone at Cobb's box office Thursday through Sunday between 4 and 6 p.m. (and between 1 and 6 p.m. on Wednesdays). (8 and 10 p.m., Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Avenue)

COMEDY/MUSIC: This month's Snob Theater will feature Dhaya Lakshminarayanan (SF Sketchfest, High School Quiz Show, NPR), Karl Hess (Montreal Just For Laughs, G4 TV, Bridgetown Comedy Festival), Mike Drucker (wrote for SNL, The Onion, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), and the Rory Scovel (Comedy Central's The Half Hour, John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show, CONAN), along wtih musical guests Whiskerman and Trevor Garrod (Tea Leaf Green lead songwriter and keyboardist). (10 p.m., The Dark Room, 2263 Mission Street)