Song Writers’ Open Mic: Songwriters are encouraged to come and play their original material, hosted by Hal Worcester; 6-8 p.m.; free; Strictly Organic Coffee Co., 6 SW Bond St., Bend; strictlyorganic.com or 541-330-6061.
Jazz Thursday: Jon Bourke Trio: The local jazz group performs; 7-9 p.m.; free; The Riverhouse on the Deschutes, 3075 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; currentsbend.com or 541-389-8810.
Gary Burford Trio: The award-winning band performs blues and rock songs; 7:30 p.m.; free; Northside Bar & Grill, 62860 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; 541-383-0889.
Sam Bush: A performance by the American bluegrass singer and mandolin player, with Honey Don’t ; 7:30 p.m.; $25-$45 plus fees; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700. (Page 3)
Rule of the Bone: The jam band performs; 8 p.m.; The Astro Lounge, 939 NW Bond St., Bend; astroloungebend.com or 541-388-0116.
Careaoke for a Cure: A karaoke contest hosted by Silver Moon Brewing and Rockin’ Robin Karaoke, proceeds go towards the American Cancer Society; 6-10 p.m.; free to listen, $15 to sing; Silver Moon Brewing, 24 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; relay.acsevents.org or 541-617-1911.
Old St. Francis Birthday Celebration: Featuring live music by the Garcia Birthday Band and McDougall; 7-10 p.m.; free; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; mcmenamins.com or 541-382-5174.
Curtis Salgado: The blues and R&B singer-songwriter performs; 7:30 p.m.; $28-$38 plus fees; Tower Theatre, 835 NW Wall St., Bend; towertheatre.org or 541-317-0700. (Page 4)
Early Bird Karaoke & Open Mic: All musicians welcome to karaoke shows with A Fine Note Karaoke Too!; 8 p.m.; free; Fat Tuesdays Cajun and Blues, 3105 O. B. Riley Road, Bend; 541-350-2433.
The Bad Cats: Classic rock and blues; 8:30 p.m.; $3; Northside Bar & Grill, 62860 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; badcatsband.com or 541-383-0889.
The New Mastersounds: The four-piece jazz/funk band performs with Kung Fu; 9:30 p.m.; $25 plus fees in advance, $30 at the door; Domino Room, 51 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; bendticket.com. (Page 4)
Polyrhythmics: The jazz and rock band perform from their new record, “Caldera,” with The Cutmen; 9 p.m.; $15-$20; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend; volcanictheatrepub.com or 541-323-1881.
Thorn Hollow String Band: Frontier tunes played by the museum’s house band; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; free with museum admission; High Desert Museum, 59800 S. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; highdesertmuseum.org or 541-382-4754.
Saturday Blues Jam: Bring an instrument, two blues songs and a friend; noon-4 p.m.; free; The Drum and Guitar Shop, 63830 Clausen Road, No. 100, Bend; 541-382-2884.
Off the Record: The classic rock band performs; 6-9 p.m.; $5 cover; Faith, Hope and Charity Vineyards, 70450 NW Lower Valley Drive, Terrebonne; faithhopeandcharityevents.com or 541-526-5075.
Ari Hoenig Trio: The jazz drummer and musician performs; 6:30 p.m.; $44 plus fees, includes small plate food; Deschutes Brewery Mountain Room, 901 SW Simpson Ave., Bend; bendticket.com or 541-385-8606. (Page 6)
Cocktail Cabaret: “Animation Celebration!”: Local singers perform classic songs in a cabaret-like setting; 7-9 p.m.; $17 plus fees; The Capitol, 190 NW Oregon Ave., Bend; bit.ly/animationcabaret. (Page 8)
The Church Of Neil: A Neil Young tribute concert featuring performances by Redbird, Popcorn, Travis Ehrenstrom Band, Lande, Northwest Compromise, Dry Canyon, David Bowers and special guest, 10-year-old Quinn Reynak; 7 p.m.; $10 minimum donation at the door; Spoken Moto, 310 SW Industrial way, Bend; bit.ly/bbChurchofNeil or 541-280-4170. (Page 4)
Melanie Rose Dyer and Daniel Cooper: Folk rock and blues; 8-11 p.m.; free; Sisters Saloon and Ranch Grill, 190 East Cascade Ave., Sisters; 541-549-7427.
Tango Alpha Tango: Portland rock band Tango Alpha Tango plays with Foxy Lemon, North By North and AKA Faceless; 9 p.m.; $8 in advance, $10 at the door; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend; volcanictheatrepub.com or 541-323-1881. (Page 4)
Shade 13: The rock band performs with Tourist; 9 p.m.; free; M&J Tavern, 102 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-1410.
Oregon Old Time Fiddlers: Participate, listen and dance, all ages are welcome to come and learn fiddling; 1-3 p.m.; free donations gratefully accepted; Powell Butte Community Center, 8404 SW Reif Road, Powell Butte; 541-410-5146.
The Black Market Trust: A performance by the American pop and gypsy jazz band; 2 and 6 p.m.; SOLD OUT; Performing Arts Theatre at Ridgeview High School, 4555 SW Elkhorn Ave., Redmond; redmondcca.org or 541-350-7222.
Veterans Day Tribute concert: The Cascade Winds Symphonic Band performs its 2017-18 concert in honor of Veterans Day; 2 p.m.; free; Summit High School Auditorium, 2855 NW Clearwater Drive, Bend; cocc.edu or 541-383-7516.
Melanie Rose Dyer and Daniel Cooper: Original folk rock and blues; 3-5 p.m.; free; Strictly Organic Coffee Co., 6 SW Bond St., Bend; 541-330-6061.
Kids Rock(!) Choir: Kids 12 and under can come and sing, no training, experience or long-term commitment required to join; 4:30-5:30 p.m.; $10; Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Lane, Suite 1, Bend; singbend.com or 541-728-3798.
Public (Rock) Choir: Sing in a fun, non-threatening environment for people of all skill levels; 6-8 p.m.; $10-$16, first time free; Broken Top Bottle Shop, 1740 NW Pence Lane, Suite 1, Bend; singbend.com or 541-728-3798.
Lisa Dae and Friends: Jazz; 6 p.m.; free; Northside Bar & Grill, 62860 Boyd Acres Road, Bend; 541-383-0889.
Open Mic Night: Both amateur and seasoned instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers and poets are welcome to perform, hosted by Mosley Wotta; 6-8 p.m.; free; The Lot, 745 NW Columbia St., Bend; 541-610-4969.
Open Mic: All musicians welcome, 21 and older; 6:30 p.m.; free; M&J Tavern, 102 NW Greenwood Ave., Bend; 541-389-1410.
Amber Sweeney: The soul and rock singer-songwriter performs; 7-10 p.m.; free; McMenamins Old St. Francis School, 700 NW Bond St., Bend; mcmenamins.com.
Three Bad Jacks: A performance by the punk rock band with Big Evil and Tortilla Chips; 9 p.m.; $8 in advance, $10 at the door; Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Drive, Bend; volcanictheatrepub.com.