by Robert Bell
Downtown Music Hall hosts the Help Harper Benefit Show, a benefit for the family of the late Brandon Helms, with performances from Becoming Saints, Vail, Descended from Wolves, Rawhead, Lifer and Tides of Anareta. 7 p.m.
Discovery hosts rapper MIMS, with DJ Feelgood, Cain da Ladies Man and more, 9 p.m.-5 a.m., $10 before midnight, $15 after.
It's time to bust out the spandex and the extra-strength hairspray, because Hot Lix is bringing all the hair-metal hits you love to Stickyz for an 18-and-older show, 9:30 p.m., $6.
Revolution hosts an evening of outre rock debauchery, with Androids of Ex-Lovers, Ginsu Wives and Booyah! Dad, 9 p.m., $7 21 and older, $10 18-20.