Toronto Trio: See Canadian-born trio, Elliott Brood tonight at the M-Room. Bringing a little bit of country-rock to Philly, these rising stars are a hot item. Local rock acts, Prophets in Stereo and North Lawrence Midnight Singers will also perform. Singer/song-writer Andrew Bingham will be there to promote his new cd, A Hoarder Wants to Give. See all four acts for less than $10. Manhattan Room, 15 West Girard Ave, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125, +21, $8, 9 p.m.
Mark Curry: You may know him from Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper or various Comedy Central stand-up specials, now see Mark Curry at Helium. Curry’s also had a string of roles on The Jaime Foxx Show, Living Single and Martin. After suffering terrible burns a few years ago from a freak accident in his home, Curry is back in the comedy circuit and better than ever. Bring a friend and hang with Mark Curry in Philly. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $15, 8 p.m.
Lucky at Lucy’s: Celebrate Thirsty Thursday with a few cheap drinks at Lucy’s Hat Shop. Grab 50-cent Miller High Lifes and High Life Lites. After 10 p.m., emjoy $1 well drinks. Dance all night to the sounds from DJ Stephan Bush. Bring your friends out and start the weekend early. Lucy’s Hat Shop, 247 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19106, +21, Free, 5 p.m.