CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- MOTHER'S NATURE: 6:30 p.m. Free. Classic rock/R&B. Serves as opening ceremony for West Virginia Special Olympics Summer Games. Haddad Riverfront Park. Call 304-348-1417 or visit www.liveontheleveecharleston.com.
MONSTERS OF SOUTHERN ROCK: 7 p.m. Advance tickets $17, day of the show $20. VIP tickets $50. Salvation Army food pantry benefit. Features guitarist and vocalist Mike Estes from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Blackfoot founding members Greg T. Walker (bass and vocals) and Charlie Hargrett (lead guitar and vocals), Jay Johnson (guitar and vocals), who has performed in both The Rossington Band and Blackfoot, and founding/former member Bruce Crump (drums) of Molly Hatchet. Billy Ray Cyrus longtime pianist Barton Stevens will join the band for the evening, playing the signature piano riffs in ?Sweet Home Alabama,? ?Free Bird,? and ?Call Me The Breeze? made famous by the late Billy Powell of Lynyrd Skynyrd.Coalfield Jamboree Theater, Logan. Call 800-965-9324.
SASHA COLETTE: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
MOUNTAIN THYME: 7 p.m., Prickett's Fort State Park, located off Interstate 79, Exit 139 in Fairmont. The all-women musical ensemble performs multilayered harmony vocals and acoustic melodies. Chairs are provided. Call 304-363-3030 for information.
"FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE": 7:30 p.m., Capital High School Performing Arts Center. Presdented by Capital High School Theater Department. Tickets are $10. Call 304-348-6504, ext. 156.
KEN EVANS: 8 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.