Jazz: Jim Burge performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa. $8-$14. (813) 269-1310. carrollwoodcenter.org.
Dance performance: The award-winning Kate Weare Dance Company performs Garden at 8 p.m. in Theater 2 at the University of South Florida, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. Admission is $22, or $15 for students and seniors. (813) 974-3867.
Bobbalobba Dingdong: Highway 301, the Outpatients, the Applebutter Express, DMZ, the Funky Seeds, Uncle John's Band, John Zias and Steve Roberts of Phil Lesh & Friends, Steve Connelly and Ramblegrass perform at 4 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. The show, which also features raffles, is a benefit for Bob Edwards, the brother of Uncle John's Band bassist Mike Edwards, who has lymphoma. Proceeds will go toward Edwards' mounting medical bills. $12-$15. Toll-free, 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmokehouse.com.
Drag Odyssey: A show hosted by drag queen Fifi DuBois from New York City. 11:30 p.m. today and 9 p.m. Sunday at the Tampa Pitcher Show, 14416 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $15. (813) 963-0578.
Spoken Word: The Tampa Writers Alliance will hold readings of original fiction, nonfiction and poetry along with live music, critiques and author signings. 4-6 p.m. at O'Brien's Irish Pub, 15435 N Dale Mabry, Tampa. Free. (813) 264-6859. obrienspubs.com.
Hooked on Hope Benefit: Damon Fowler, Betty Fox and the Dirty Bastards and Luna Blue play at 5 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Proceeds benefit Hooked on Hope, a nonprofit organization that raises awareness and funds for breast cancer research and the USF Breast Health Center in Tampa. $10 suggested minimum donation. Toll-free, 1-800-594-8499; skippers smokehouse.com.
Bluegrass: Swinging Bridge plays with the Cotton Eyed Does at 7 p.m. at Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. $7-$10. Toll-free, 1-800-594-8499; skipperssmokehouse.com.
Tech N9ne: Hip-hop artist Tech N9ne performs at 7 p.m. at Green Iguana, 2520 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $27. (813) 868-7600. greeniguana.com.