HOT TICKET

Thriller to the spirit of Michael Jackson

ROCK with the spirit of Michael Jackson during the third annual Michael Jackson Tribute Night at Empire Dine and Dance in Portland on Tuesday.

WHEN: 9 p.m. Tuesday

WHERE: Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

HOW MUCH: $12 to $15. Ages 21 and up.

INFO: www.portlandempire.com

CHEAP THRILL

Hear Thommy Abate at Empire tonight

RAPPER AND FORMER Maine resident Thommy Abate, who became known by the stage name Poverty a few years ago, is coming in from Los Angeles to do a show in Portland tonight.

WHEN: 9 p.m. (doors open) tonight

WHERE: Empire Dine and Dance, 575 Congress St., Portland.

HOW MUCH: $6. Ages 21 and up.

INFO: www.portlandempire.com