Friday, November 1

Another way to guarantee your event is a Highlight: have the last name Zappa. Dweezil Zappa brings his air-tight Zappa Plays Zappa touring band to town to mark the 40th anniversary of one of his dad’s best albums, Roxy & Elsewhere. Where else but the State Theatre (609 Congress St., Portland) at 8 p.m. Tix: $35-$75 (all ages). 956-6000. statetheatreportland.com.