The new kid in the River Market, Bill St., hosts "A Very Funky Cinco de Mayo" with trumpet jazz by Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers
, the instrumental, experimental Mammoth Orange
and the consistently brilliant Velvet Kente
, 8 p.m.
Town Pump has a free, happy hour set by Puddin'head
at 5:30 p.m., then celebrates the holiday with New Orleans jams by The Blue Party
, 10 p.m., $5.
Funk-infused glam metal act Bang Tango
(above) hits Revolution, 8:30 p.m., $10.