The lowdown -- Locally based Payola Reserve prides itself on playing "unforgettable pop." The band members will play songs from their most recent album, One Long Apology, at the Ottobar tomorrow. Opening are Names Can Own, Let's French and Brave the Day.
If you go -- This all-ages show is tomorrow at the Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St. Doors open at 9 p.m., and music starts at 9:45 p.m. Call 410-662-0069 or go to theottobar.com for more information.
The lowdown -- Justin Schlegel has opened for many famous comedians, including Bob Saget and Dave Attell. He'll take the spotlight this weekend at the Baltimore Comedy Factory. The show also features comedian Jon Mumma.
If you go -- Schlegel performs at the Baltimore Comedy Factory, 36 Light St., tonight-Saturday. Tonight's show is at 8 p.m. Tomorrow, showtimes are 8 p.m., 10 p.m. and midnight. Saturday showtimes are 7 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tickets are $17. For details, call 410-547-7798 or go to baltimorecomedy.com. The Jennifers
The lowdown -- The Jennifers' latest album, Colors From the Future, came out in January. The band plays pop music with witty lyrics and will perform tonight at Sonar. Also playing are the Hardy Boys, Pale Stars and Radiation Puppy.
If you go -- This all-ages show is tonight at Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. For more information, call 410-327-8333 or go to sonarbaltimore.com.