August 4-5: Hot Flash Heat Wave, Byron Bowers

San Francisco pop band Hot Flash Heat Wave plays The Rickshaw Stop. (Courtesy photo)

Free museum day: The first Tuesday of the month is a free day at several museums around The City. [9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., De Young Museum, 55 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, S.F.; 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m., Legion of Honor, 100 34th Ave., S.F.; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Conservatory of Flowers, 100 John F. Kennedy Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Laughter and marriage: Dani Klein Modisett applies the rules of comedy — like No. 5, timing is everything — to relationships in “Take My Spouse, Please: How to Keep Your Marriage Happy, Healthy, and Thriving by Following the Rules of Comedy.” [7 p.m., 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Guitar pop: Hot Flash Heat Wave, a San Francisco guitar-pop group, is working on its upcoming album ”Neapolitan.” The band is sharing the bill with Kera & The Lesbians and more. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Pop show: Illinois pop-punk group Fall Out Boy is bringing its “Boys of Zummer” tour to the Bay Area, along with Wiz Khalifa, Hoodie Allen and DJ Drama. [7 p.m., Concord Pavilion, 2000 Kirker Pass Road, Concord]

Stand-up comedy: Tom Segura has appeared on “Conan” and “Comedy Central Presents.” [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]


Free museum day: Explore the GLBT History Museum for free on the first Wednesday of every month. Exhibits include “Gayborhoods: Lost Queer Landscapes,” which reflects on the shuttered LGBT hangouts in North Beach, the Tenderloin and more. [11 a.m.-7 p.m., GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St., S.F.]

Debut fiction: Author Scott Wilbanks’ debut novel, “The Lemoncholy Life of Annie Aster,” follows a woman who discovers a portal between modern-day San Francisco and 1890s Kansas. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 2275 Market St., S.F.]

Comedy show: Atlanta-born comedian Byron Bowers was named one of LA Weekly’s top comedy acts to watch in 2013. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Blake Mills: The singer, songwriter and producer — who has worked with Beck, Band of Horses, Jackson Brown, Lucinda Williams, Lady Gaga and Frank Ocean — is touring to promote his new album “Heigh Ho.” [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Music talk: John Santos opens the “Jazz Latino: Multi-dimensional Artistic Expression in the Americas” series with the lecture “The Early Years: 19th Century & 1920s — Danzón, Ragtime, Orquestas Típicas.” [7 p.m., Museum of African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., S.F.]

Acoustic jazz: James Farm, with Joshua Redman on saxophone, Aaron Parks on piano, Matt Penman on bass and Eric Harland on drums, plays in the 2015 Stanford Jazz Festival. [8 p.m., Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford Univerity]

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