Happening Saturday: Lewis Black, Elvis Birthday Fight Club, and more

-Lewis Black: When Lewis Black graces “The Daily Show,” he makes Jon Stewart appear calm and collected. The polar opposite of deadpan, Black’s fury over the utter stupidity of the modern world is like if your super-hyped-up and slightly drunk uncle just completely let loose at the family dinner, only not quite as uncomfortable. 8 p.m., Patricia and Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric, 140 W. Mount Royal Ave., (410) 900-1150, lyricoperahouse.com, $45-$75. (Maura Callahan)

-Elvis Birthday Fight Club: What did The King love on his birthday more than his pink Cadillac and his cake? Fisticuffs! And boobies! This, according to Commodious, who for 20 years served as the personal throne, confidant, and confessor of Elvis’s personal chamber of excremeditation. Hence, Elvis Birthday Fight Club, a tradition of boxing, burlesque, and banter celebrated since way back in 2011. Your co-host Kittie Glitter joins Fat Elvis in his best Red King tribute, along with the ever-entertaining Candy Del Rio, Nona Narcisse, The Reverend Valentine, Maria Bella, and a secret cast of several on the fight card. That’s right: No one knows who will be demonstrating the Sweet Science, but past fights have proven epic, including “Godzilla vs. Bridezilla” and NPR superstar Diane Rehm vs. Steven Hawking. Elvis, whose 80th birthday just passed, will certainly be smiling from the inky shadows. 8 p.m., Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., (410) 276-1651, creativealliance.org, $17-$20. (Edward Ericson Jr.)

-From the Short List: A389 XI Anniversary bash moves to the Metro Gallery for its third night with Full Of Hell, Noisem, Homewrecker, and Genocide Pact. Ten and RATM2 play the songs of Pearl Jam and Rage Against The Machine, respectively, at Rams Head Live. New Orleans hard-rock band Lillian Axe plays the Fishhead Cantina with Life Denied, Liquid Lucky, Love In Vein, and more. Baltimore’s The Great Heights Band plays rad pop at the Sidebar with Silver Dollar Switchblade and Matt Pless. Don’t miss: Janus-Fest at the Windup Space celebrates the power of two with a bill full of duos including Curse, Elagabalus, Headwounds, Heavy Temple, Iron Gavel, Lazlo Lee, Rukut, and a reunion of the Expotentials. (Al Shipley)

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