Tommy Emmanuel: The Grammy-nominated Australian guitarist plays melody, rhythm, bass and drum parts at 7:30 p.m. at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. $22.50–$42.50. (813) 229-7827.
Decades of Day Work: The second installment of this series responds to the novel and movie The Help, highlighting stories of black men and women through music, drama, food and more. It's at 7 p.m. at Studio@620 in St. Petersburg. $10.
USF Dance Concert: Cerebral indie rock meets modern dance in choreographer Ben Munisteri's Catalog, a dance to three Radiohead songs. The program also includes student and faculty works at 8 p.m. at Theatre 1 at the University of South Florida in Tampa. $8–$15. (813) 974-2323.
Cledus T. Judd: The comedian/musician is known for his parodies of popular country songs. You know, kind of the Weird Al Yankovic of country music. He performs at 8:30 p.m. at Side Splitters Comedy Club in Tampa. $17–$19. (813) 960-1197.
Seven Guitars: Catch August Wilson's play about who killed musician Floyd Barton before it ends this weekend. It's at 7:30 p.m. at American Stage Theatre Company in St. Petersburg. $29–$47, $10 student rush.
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