The main event is Saturday night, obviously, and if you still don't have your New Year's Eve plans in order, we've got you covered:
But don't let that blind you to the weekend's other offerings -- tonight's schedule is highlighted by a free hip-hop show at the Gramophone we strongly advise you not miss. Ransom Note will also release its steller album this evening at Off Broadway.
Ransom Note CD Release Off Broadway With Magic City and Bug Chaser 9 p.m. | $7
Tef Poe "Comin' Outta Missouri" Video Shoot The Gramophone With Rockwell Knuckles, Timmy Stalone, Legend Camp, Indiana Rome and Whiteout & RT-FaQ 9 p.m. | Free
Umphrey's McGee The Pageant 9 p.m. | Sold out
SPEAKERBOXX: DJ Red Alert Lola 9 p.m. | $15
Dear Landlord The Firebird With the Haddonfields and the Basement 8 p.m. | $10