MUSIC: Sometimes it just takes two. In the case of Jumbo Shrimp, it is exactly that: Just two guys, an acoustic guitar, and drums, churning out your rock and roll favorites all around town. The shrimp come to shore at Marge's Lake Side Inn (4909 Culver Road) tonight, at 6 p.m., for a free show. Get all the info at margeslakesideinn.com, and just a heads up, the show is 21 and over only.
MUSIC: More than a decade after her crowning as the original American Idol, Kelly Clarkson remains the de facto answer when people try to legitimize televised singing contests. Since leaving the danger stools Clarkson has more than paid her dues, selling millions of albums and singles thanks to her incredibly catchy songs ("Breakaway," "Since U Been Gone," "Walk Away," "Stronger," and many more). She'll be hitting CMAC (3355 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua,) tonight at 7 p.m., tickets ranging $35-$75, and any other info you need is right at cmacevents.com.
MUSIC: Time to party like a rock star! Rockstar Energy Drink will be bringing more than an energy high to Darien Lake Performing Arts Center (9993 Alleghany Road, Darien Center) with its Uproar Festival, highlighting all that is heavy and thrash and loud and raucous. Shinedown, Godsmack, and Staind will all be there, tickets will run $20-$85, and it's an early event starting at 1 p.m., so get ready now. Check out godarienlake.com for more information.
THEATER: Bristol Valley Theater (151 S. Main St., Naples) will present "GetAway Cabaret" today at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10-$25, and the show continues through September 2. For more info, call 374-6318 or visit bvtnaples.org.
THEATER: Attend a dramatic reading of "Mauritius" at 3 p.m. today by the Rochester Fringe Playreading Series at Blackfriars Theatre (795 E. Main St.). The event is free, but donations are accepted. Info: 520-2940, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Film: New movies opening in wide release today include "After Earth" and "Now You See Me." This week, the Dryden Theatre will screen "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid," "Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters," "Magnificent Obsession," "The Rules of the Game," and "The Tree of Life." The Little will present "Kon-Tiki." For more information on film times, head here.
Special Event: If your happy hour is too tame, check out ZooBrew tonight, 5-9:30 p.m.,. at Seneca Park Zoo (2222 St. Paul St.).
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.
Spesh: Join Rochester Winos for a Wine and Food Pairing event tonight, 6:30 p.m., at Banzai Sushi and Cocktail (682 South Ave.). Tickets are $30-$35; to register visit rochesterwinos.com.