TW PICK OF THE WEEK: The Yontararak Family, hailed as Thailand’s “First Family of Music,” will present a concert in honor of the late King Rama IX on Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Schneebeck Concert Hall of University of Puget Sound. The five family members, led by father Nat Yontararak, includes wife Pawongduen and daughters Pana, Paranee, and Pinaree who will present their classically-styled compositions of homage to the late King Rama IX, regarded as the father of Thailand, who reigned for 70 years until his passing in 2016. Their current multistate itinerary follows an acclaimed tour through Europe’s great concert halls and is intended to promote the unity of Thai citizens living in the United States, and to explain the rich Thai heritage to American society. Tickets $5. For information visit

Friday, Sept. 29

JAZZBONES: Motopony, Kuinka (rock) 8 p.m., $8-$12

AIRPORT TAVERN: Bullet In Your Head, Lithium, Pilot to Bombardier (rock) 8 p.m., $5

EMERALD QUEEN: Sway (dance) 9:30 p.m., NC

KEYS ON MAIN: Dueling pianos, 9 p.m., NC

LOUIE G’S: Arisen From Nothing, Pagan County Rebels, The 69 Lines, out the Hate (rock), 8 p.m., AA, $10

THE SPAR: Alki Jones (blues) 8 p.m., NC

STONEGATE: Led Zeppmen (rock) 9 p.m., NC

THE SWISS: Coldnote (rock) 9 p.m., $8

REAL ART TACOMA: Lo’ There, Regress, I’m Not Me, SLOG (rock, punk) 8 p.m., $5-$10

ROCK THE DOCK: The Rockin’ Aces (rock) 9 p.m.

TACOMA COMEDY: Chad Daniels (comedy) 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., $18-$26, early show 18+, late show 21+

UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND: Collage 2017 (choral) 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 30

EMERALD QUEEN CASINO: Paul Rodgers (blues, rock) 8:30 p.m., $50-$110

AIRPORT TAVERN: The Gravities, Sotaria (soul, funk, indie)    9 p.m., NC

BOB’S JAVA JIVE: Possible Solutions (rock) 8:30 p.m.

JAZZBONES: Yodi Mac, BARZ!, Cole-Z, DJ Don Gee (hip-hop) 9 p.m., $20-$20

KEYS ON MAIN: Dueling pianos, 9 p.m., NC

LOUIE G’S: Crossing Crusades, Falling Blind, Sun Mother,  Mosgila (rock), 8 p.m., AA, $10

STONEGATE: RED Classic Rock Trio (rock) 9 p.m.

THE SWISS: Prom Date Mixtape (80s) 9 p.m., $8

TACOMA COMEDY: Chad Daniels (comedy) 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., $20-$28, early show 18+, late show 21+

TACOMA DOME: The Scorpions, Megadeth (rock) 7 p.m., $36-$195

UNCLE SAM’S: Wayward Strangers (rock) 8 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 1

REAL ART TACOMA: Aylen Trees, Happy Abandon, Greater Space, Ryan Anthony Brooks (indie) 5:30 p.m., $7-$10

DAWSON’S: Tim Hall Band (open jam) 8 p.m., NC.

NEW FRONTIER: Electric Bluegrass, 4 p.m., NC

THE SPAR: Chris Stevens with Joe Mayban (blues) 8 p.m., NC

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH: Marc Fitze (organ music) 3 p.m., donation

TACOMA COMEDY: Tyler Smith (comedy) 8 p.m., early show 18+, $10-$16

UNCLE SAM’S: Final Notice with Bob Evans (rock) 7 p.m.

UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND: Yontararak (Thai) 7:30 p.m.. $5

Monday, Oct. 2

JAZZBONES: Rockaraoke (live band karaoke) 7 p.m., NC

UNCLE SAM’S: Bartlett on bass (jam) 7 p.m., NC

Tuesday, Oct. 3

DAWSON’S: Leanne Trevalyan (acoustic jam) 8 p.m., NC

GLORIA DEI LUTHERAN CHURCH: Tacoma TotemAires  Barbershop Chorus (barber shop) 7 p.m.

METRONOME: Open Mic (open mic) 7 p.m.

THE SWISS: Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz (trivia) 8 p.m., NC

TACOMA COMEDY: New Talent Tuesday (comedy) 8 p.m., NC, 18+

UNCLE SAM’S: SOS Band (jam) 7 p.m., NC

Wednesday, Oct. 4

PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY: Marine Corps Jazz Orchestra (jazz) 7 p.m., NC

DAWSON’S: Linda Myers Band (R&B, blues, jazz) 8 p.m., NC

JOESEPPIS ITALIAN RISTORANTE: Robin Miller-Richardson (piano and vocals) 5:30 p.m.

NEW FRONTIER: Open mic, 8 p.m., NC

STONEGATE: Leify Green (open mic) 8 p.m., NC

TACOMA COMEDY: Comedy open mic, 8 p.m., NC, 18+

UNCLE SAM’S: Subvinyl Jukebox or rock jam (jam) 7 p.m., NC

Thursday, Oct. 5

UNCLE SAM’S: Jerry Miller (rock, blues) 7 p.m.

THE AGAVES GRILL: Ed Taylor Band (jazz), 6 p.m.

DAWSON’S: Billy Shew Band (open jam) 8 p.m., NC

KEYS ON MAIN: Dueling pianos, 9 p.m., NC

ROCK THE DOCK: Open Mic with Dustin (rock) 8 p.m.

STONEGATE: Power Rock Jam (rock jam) 8 p.m., NC

TACOMA COMEDY: Kickin’ It W/Jon and Greg (comedy)        8 p.m., $15, 18+

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