Pat Metheny Unity Group

8 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $39.50-$69.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

Following this week’s release of the 20-time Grammy winning jazz-rock guitarist’s latest album, “Kin,” he and his all-star quartet promise new material (which he says encompasses everything he’s done in his career) and old favorites from his 40-year career at its Knight debut.


Dale Jones

8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15-$18. www.cltcomedyzone.com.

The comedian uses a machine-gun-style of delivery, animated facial contortions, quick improvisations and nonstop physical comedy in his frantic stand-up shows.


‘Some Enchanted Evening’

8 p.m. (also Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday and performances Feb. 20-23). Halton Theater, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. $10-$18. 704-330-6534.

CPCC Theatre performs a revue devoted to the songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, accompanied by twin pianos.