Neil Brock: The normally energetic front man for local rockers Sizzling Happy Family takes the stage for an acoustic solo set. 9 p.m. Graham Central Station, $5. For more information call 251-9593.
The Dave Evans Band: Word is this cat did some hard time for assaulting a man who tried to kill his son. What better material to sing about when your genre is classic country and bluegrass. 9 p.m. Station Inn, $10. For more information call 255-3307.
Chris Mitchell: Picture a voice like Robert Plant put in a blender with Prince, and you get the idea of Chris Mitchell. However, as a solo act he leans more blues than funky rock. Ash Mundae, a Christian pop band, opens. 9 p.m. 12th and Porter Playroom, $5. For more information call 254-7236.
The Samples: A jammy rock band, The Samples have created a large grassroots following akin to Widespread Panic and Blues Traveler. 9 p.m. 328 Performance Hall, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. For more information call 259-3288.