Special Event: City Newspaper's Best Busker Contest will take place tonight, 5-9 p.m., on the sidewalks of the East End between Chestnut and Alexander Streets. Hand-picked musicians will compete for votes (guitar picks) from you, and the chance to win gift certificate prizes. Neighborhood merchants will offer ridiculous deals on food, drink, goods, and services. Participation is entirely free! For more information, head right here!
Comedy: The Rochester Comedy Festival, featuring Sheryl Underwood, Arnez J, Tony Rock, Don D.C. Curry, and Tommy Davidson will take place tonight, 7 p.m., at Blue Cross Arena (One War Memorial Square). Tickets are $55-$70, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com. More info: bluecrossarena.com.
Special Event: Love Hate Tattoo will present the 5th Annual Roc City Tattoo Expo this weekend at Rochester Riverside Radisson Hotel (120 E. Main St.). The event takes place Saturday, 12-11 p.m.; and Sunday, 12-6 p.m. Admission is $10 per day, or $25 for a weekend pass. For more information, call 546-6400 or visitroccitytattooexpo.com.
Special Event: Solera and Cheshire (647 South Ave., lower and upper levels, respectively focusing on wine and cocktails) will hold a Roaring 20s party on tonight, 5-11 p.m.
Theater: Check out a staging of "Les Miserables" tonight, 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Auditorium Theatre (885 E. Main St.). Tickets start at $37.50 and the show continues through May 12. For more information, call 222-5000 or visit rbtl.org.
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