EAST BAY JAZZ: Jazz singer and instrumentalist Mariah Parker performs at Yoshi's in Oakland at 8 p.m as part of her CD release party. Accompanying her are several talented musicians, including the two-time Grammy nominated woodwind player Paul McCandless. Tickets are $15.
LAUGH-A-LOT: Need a chuckle? Head over to The Punchline in San Francisco at 8 p.m. to see local comedians perform at the S.F. Comedy Allstars show. Tickets are $15 to $20 along with a two-drink minimum.