8 p.m. The Comedy Zone, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
The openly lesbian stand-up comic – who has performed on HBO and Comedy Central – cracks wise about gay and lesbian issues.
8 p.m. (also Feb. 16). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $21.50-$83.50. www.carolinatix.org.
The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra plays Dmitri Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony and Johannes Brahms’ Violin Concerto, with Augustin Dumay as soloist.
8 p.m. Halton Theatre, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $25-45. tix.cpcc.edu.
Charlotte Concerts presents the Grammy-nominated piano trio in works by Beethoven, Piazzola, Gershwin and Brahms.
Galway Hooker’s two-day St. Patrick’s Day event
11 a.m.- 2 a.m. (also starting at 11 a.m. Sunday). Galway Hooker, 17044 Kenton Drive, Cornelius. 704-895-1782.
The block surrounding the restaurant and Irish pub will be transformed into a celebration including live music, bagpipers, Irish step dancers, bar games, a raffle benefiting Grin Kids charity, and more. Admission is free, though you can buy a $30 VIP ticket that covers either day and includes a spot in a VIP area, an Irish buffet, a Guinness collectible and a Galway Hooker T-shirt. WIN TICKETS! Enter to win a pair of VIP tickets at www.charlotteobserver.com/contests. Deadline: 9 a.m. Monday.
8 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. Sold out. www.ticketmaster.com.
The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter’s “Truth About Love” tour promises to be a spectacle both musically and visually. With City and Colour.