Get down and dirty with the Dirty Bourbon River Show! The New Orleans band plays big brass circus rock that gets people dancing, and its songs about carousing and getting busy also feature fun, fantastical touches such as werewolves and time travel.
7:30 pm at the Knitting Factory [361 Metropolitan Ave. at Havemeyer Street in Williamsburg, (347) 529–6696, bk.knitt
The creators of the Lizard People of New York Facebook page host a comedy show that reveals the secrets of our reptilian overlords, with sketches about the scaly folks in charge and an update from cold-blooded, lizard-suited news correspondent Liam O’Malley (pictured).
8 pm at Tender Trap [66 Greenpoint Ave. between West and Franklin streets in Greenpoint, (347) 763–1825, www.tende
4, 5:30, and 7 pm at the Way Station [683 Washington Ave. between Prospect and St. Marks places in Prospect Heights, (347) 627–4949, www.thewa
The new play “Charleses,” from Brooklyn playwright Carl Holder, starts as an intimate story of three generations of fathers and sons, all named Charles, trying to communicate, and then stretches strangely to include more Charleses, far distant in time. The show continues through the 29th.
8 pm at the Brick [575 Metropolitan Ave. between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street in Williamsburg, (718) 907–6189], www.brick
Comedian Kevin Maher and real-life wizard Devin Person get fired up for their joint presentation on pop-culture warlocks, including pipe-weed loving Gandalf (pictured). Be sure to order some munchies, because the high-flying discussion of “Kevin and Devin Geek Out About Wizards” might wander into the weeds.
7 pm at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema [445 Albee Square West between Fulton and Willoughby streets Downtown, (718) 513–2547, www.draft