Jesse Cook at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., 8 p.m.
The guitarist, composer and producer blends jazz and flamenco rumba to create the unique style that sold more than 1.5 million records worldwide. Tickets to see the three-time Canadian Smooth Jazz Guitarist of the year are $39.50. Doors open at 7 p.m. for those 18 and older.
A pint and a pie at Standard Market Grill, 444 W. Fullerton Ave.
Enjoy a pizza from the menu and a pint of the featured beer for $12 all day starting at 11 a.m. The deal is available every Thursday.
Greer Barnes at Zanies, 1543 N. Wells St., 8:30 p.m.
The New York native has appeared on "In Living Color," "The Late Show with Carson Daly," Comedy Central's "Premium Blend," "The Late Show with David Letterman" and "Chappelle's Show." Tickets for the 21-and-over show are $25 with the minimum purchase of two food items or beverages.
Cinco Days of Derby at Sedgwick's Bar and Grill, 1935 N. Sedgwick St.
Celebrate the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo at Sedgwick's with five days of specials. Specials are $1 tater tots and tequila Thursday, $2 Sweet tea lemonades and guacamole Friday, $3 Mint Juleps and Quesadillas Saturday, $4 Coronas and reubens Sunday and $5 Margarita pitchers and shrimp and grits Monday.
High School Sports
Baseball vs. CICS North Town Academy at Lincoln Park Fields, 1765 N. Stockton Drive, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis at North Shore Country Day School, 310 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 4:30 p.m.
Soccer vs. Walter Payton College Preparatory High School at North Avenue Turf Field, 1860 N. Cannon Drive, 4:30 p.m.
Tennis vs. University of Chicago Labs High School, 1860 N. Cannon Drive., 4:30 p.m.
Softball vs. Gordon Tech at Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse at Lake Forest Academy, 1500 West Kennedy Road, Lake Forest, 5:30 p.m.