6 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $10 at the door. www.jamtour.com.
NewSong’s Christian music tour celebrates 20 years with a show that features headliner Skillet, along with Jeremy Camp, Francesca Battistelli, Building 429, for King & Country, Family Force 5 and evangelist Tony Nolan.
7:30 p.m. (also Friday, Saturday and various performances through Jan. 25). UpStage, 3306-C N. Davidson St. $16 advance, $18 door. www.upstagenoda.com.
Three Bone Theatre does Jerry Mayer’s comedy about two crossword puzzle enthusiasts who meet on a San Francisco BART train at 4:30 a.m.