• HOT TICKET

Jennings in solo show at Port City

POP-FOLK singer-songwriter Mason Jennings is a walking American musical geography lesson — born in Hawaii, raised in Pittsburgh, started his career in Minneapolis. He’ll do a solo show Friday at Port City Music Hall.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE: Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $15 in advance; $18 at the door; $30 VIP seated

INFO: 899-4990; www.portcitymusichall.com

 

• CHEAP THRILL

Benefit for kids at Empire D&D

DOZENS of local musicians will perform at Empire Dine and Dance on Friday at a benefit concert for the Center for Grieving Children called “Love Really Counts: A Valentine’s Extravaganza.”

WHEN: 8 p.m. (doors) Friday

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

HOW MUCH: $5/donation

INFO: 879-8988; www.portlandempire.com