‘Carnivals and Clowns’
11 a.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $15.50-$24.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.
The Grey Seal Puppets and Charlotte Symphony celebrate the circus in a Lollipops concert for children. This program features a retelling of the Russian tale of Petrushka, the straw puppet that comes to life, accompanied by Igor Stravinsky’s musical score.
8 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $45.50. 800-745-3000.
The electronic DJ, who leads his Illumination Tour, flits between electro-soul and hip-hop while flirting with thick dubstep and synthesized atmospherics. (It’s all available on his website for free download.)
7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15-$18. 980-321-4702.
The Cleveland native, a former finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” has 18 years of stand-up comedy under her belt.