National Nerd Night
Guardian Games, 303 SE 3rd Ave., 238-4000, ggportland.com. 21+.
Avett Brothers
JEFF ROSENBERG. Sleep Country Amphitheater, 17200 NE Delfel Road, Ridgefield, Wash., 360-816- 7000. 8 pm. $40-$65. All ages.
Northwest Black Circle Festival
  Branx, 320 SE 2nd Ave., on Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 8-11. 5 pm. $14 advance, $16 day of show per day, $56 weekend pass. All ages.
Saturday, August 10
Portland Zine Symposium
Ambridge Event Center, 1333 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 239-9921. 10 am-6 pm. Continues Sunday 10 am-5 pm. Free.
Third Annual Txakparti
Cork, 2901 NE Alberta St., 281-2675. Noon-4 pm. Must buy ticket prior to event. $5-$15.
Saraveza’s IIPA Festival
Saraveza Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern, 1004 N Killingsworth St., 206-4252. 11 am-11 pm. $20 for a glass and 10 drink tickets. Advance ticket purchase encouraged.
Red Fang, Audios Amigos
Dante’s, 350 W Burnside St., 226-6630. 9 pm. $15. 21+.
Red Cube: BT, Jamie Meushaw, Evan Alexander
BRIAN PALMER. The Whiskey Bar, 31 NW 1st Ave., 227-0405. 10 pm. $15. 21+.
Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits, Loveness Wesa and the Bantus
BRETT CAMPBELL. Star Theater, 13 NW 6th Ave. 8:30 pm Saturday, Aug. 10. $25. 21+.
The Singley/ Fimbres Orchestra
BRETT CAMPBELL. The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave., 222-2031. 8 pm Saturday, Aug. 10. Free-$25 sliding scale. All ages.
Sunday, August 11
My Fair Lady
KAITIE TODD. Deb Fennell Auditorium, 9000 SW Durham Road, Tigard, 620-5262. 7:30 pm Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 pm Sundays and some Saturdays through Aug. 18. $20-$37.
Hayley Barker: My Dark House Is Full of Comets
Through Aug. 30. Gallery 214, 1241 NW Johnson St., 821-8969.