Comedian and cannabis expert Ngaio Bealum does standup at the Punch Line. (Courtesy photo)

Comedian and cannabis expert Ngaio Bealum does standup at the Punch Line. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 21-22: Ngaio Bealum, Mighty Mike Schermer, Spring Washam, Broun Fellinis, Illenium, Niall Horan, Mogwai


Tuesday, Nov. 21

Ngaio Bealum: The San Francisco comedian also is publisher of West Coast Cannabis magazine and host of the Cannabis Comedy Festival, [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Mighty Mike Schermer: The bluesman is known for his Telecaster guitar sound, reminiscent of Albert Collins, and a voice described as “Levon Helm with a touch of Ray Charles.” [7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Biscuits and Blues, 401 Mason St., S.F.]

Spring Washam: The founder of the East Bay Meditation Center speaks about her book “In A Fierce Heart,” in which she details a contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha’s 2,500-year-old teachings. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Baio: The bassist for the New York City-based rock band Vampire Weekend has released his second solo album as a producer, “Man of the World,” which was written and recorded in London. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Broun Fellinis: Bay Area musicians Kirk Peterson (electric bass), David Boyce (sax, keyboards, vocals) and Kevin Carnes (drums) say their “Brounsoun” is inspired by ancient and new jazz, rock, funk, hardcore, Afrocentric Hip hop, dub, film music and African/Indian trance sounds. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Maximo Park:
The English alt-rock band, which formed in 2005, is on tour with its 2017 album “Risk to Exist.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Amy Guess: The electro-pop artist from Las Vegas headlines a show with California acts LVXE (an electronic dark pop project by Zachary Noel Wallace and singer-songwriter Shaynie Rhoads. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

Illenium: Denver-based producer Nick Miller, whose latest recording is “Awake,” got his start in San Francisco. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Wednesday, Nov. 22

Niall Horan: Following the footsteps of his One Direction bandmate Harry Styles, the pop star appears in an intimate San Francisco show to promote his debut solo album, “Flicker.” [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

The Royale: The performance of the premiere by TV writer Marco Ramirez — a play inspired by Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight world champion — is followed by a conversation with the audience. [7 p.m., Aurora Theatre, 2081 Addison St., Berkeley]

Ardalan: The Iranian DJ and producer based in San Francisco is known for his “ability to whip out hits that work equally well from the dankest basements to the most opulent dance-floors.” [10 p.m., Cornerstone, 2367 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

So You Think You Can Dance: The tour spun off from the TV show features Season 14’s Robert Green, Logan Hernandez, Lex Ishimoto, Koine Iwasaki, Dassy Lee, Kaylee Millis, KiKi Nyemchek, Taylor Sieve, Sydney Tormey, Mark Villaver and special guests. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Dhani Harrison: (((folkYEAH!))) presents the singer-songwriter, the son of George and Olivia Harrison, who released his first solo album in October. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Rooney Pitchford:
The musician “making groovy jams in Austin, Texas” is inspired by Neil Young, B.B. King, Townes Van Zandt and Gillian Welch. [9 p.m., Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

Mogwai: The Scottish experimental rock veterans are touring with the new album “Every Country’s Sun.” [7 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

Alcatraz-Day into Night: The show of photographs by Ethel Jimenez captures the eerie quality of the island on a moonlit evening. [9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Main Library, fourth floor, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]
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