Robert Randolph & the Family Band at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., 8 p.m.
Robert Randolph & the Family Band perform an 18-and-older show at Park West Thursday. Show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $25.
Dwayne Kennedy at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 8:30 p.m.
Catch Dwayne Kennedy, a Chicago native, comedian and screenwriter who has served as a writer on "The Arsenio Hall Show" and "The Late Show with David Letterman." Tickets for the show are $25 plus the minimum purchase of two food or beverage items.
Jammin' at the Zoo, 2001 N. Clark Dr., 7 p.m.
Kristian Bush and Jana Kramer will headline the show at Lincoln Park Zoo. Tickets for adults are $30 in advance ($27 for members) or $35 at the gate ($32 for members). Tickets for children ages 4-12 are $19 in advance ($16 for members) or $24 at the gate ($19 for members).
Pride 5K at Diversey Harbor, Fullerton Avenue and Cannon Drive, 7:30 p.m.
Get your Pride Weekend off to a running start with this 5K, which is more about the party then the run. Registration for the Pride 5K run/walk begins at 6 p.m. A post-race party featuring DJ Adam LeBlanc of Sixteen Candles will begin immediately after the race and end around 10 p.m. Registration is $50 and includes two drink tickets, a grab bag of gifts and a T-shirt.
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