Sondre Lerche: The Norwegian-born indie singer/songwriter released his debut album, the critically acclaimed Faces Down, in 2002 at the age of 19. 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $25–$30.
Rock Yourself to Sleep: The "Rock" tour combines the talents of Alesana, A Skylit Drive, Sleeping with Sirens, Attila and Memphis May Fire into a single rip-roaring, ear-piercing, foundation-shaking screamfest starting at 6 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $17.
Meet the Sanding Ovations sculptors: There will be hors d'oeuvres and an assortment of domestic and craft beers while you socialize with sand sculpture artists from across the globe who are here for the big sand sculpting competition this weekend in Treasure Island. 7 p.m., Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island. $5.
Gilbert Fischer: Pianist Gilbert Fischer will play free recitals. The retired university professor in his 90s gives annual performances. Fischer will perform Haydn's Sonata in A-flat, Liszt's Soirees de Vienne No. 6 and Chopin's Sonata No. 3. 2:30 p.m., The Music Gallery of Clearwater, 5990 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater. Free. (727) 530-3304 .
Caroline Goulding: The internationally acclaimed young violinist contributed to a Grammy-nominated CD at age 16. This is the first of three performances in the Palladium's Young Concert Artist Series. 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $15-$25.
Proof: This Pulitzer Prize-winning play depicts uncertainty in genius and truth as a woman claims she wrote an extraordinary mathematical proof found with her late father's belongings. 8 p.m., University of South Florida Theater 2, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $15, $10 students/seniors.
America's Next Top Model, 9 p.m., CW: The girls get to judge each other this week. How is that different from any other week?
Psych, 10 p.m., USA: A billionaire is found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. We thought they called rich people eccentric.
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