Teddy Thompson. The singer and guitarist releases his new disc, Separate Ways (Verve). Mo Pitkin’s, 34 Avenue A (betw. East 2nd & E. 3rd Sts.), 212-777-5660; 7, $15.
Marc Ribot. First he goes solo, then plays with Ceramic Dog and Spiritual Unity. World Financial Center Plaza, Battery Park City, 212-945-0505; 7, free.
FunFest! Bi-weekly film festival, submit films, watch them, network, win. Rapture Café & Books, 200 Ave. A (betw. 12th & 13th Sts.), 212-228-1177; 8, free.
Philharmonic Concerts in the Park. Conductor Sir Andrew Davis, R. Strauss, arias by Puccini, Massenet, Catalani & Weber, Musorgsky/Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition (followed by fireworks). Great Lawn in Central Park (from 79th to 85th Sts.), 212-875-5709; 8, free.
Erik Friedlander. Avant-garde cello—you pretty much can’t fuck with that. Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette St. (betw. Astor Pl. & E. 4th St.), 212-967-7555; 7:30, $12.
Os Mutantes. Not even the Time Warner Center can contain that much awesomeness. Rose Theater, Time Warner Center (at Broadway & 60th St.), 212-823-6300; 8, $40-$55.
Betty Buckley, Kenny Werner. The renowned Tony Award-winner (I mean, come on, she played Grisabella in Cats) and singer joins forces with one of the most inventive pianists in modern jazz. Requests for “Memory” will be ignored tonight. Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. (at 6th Ave.), 212-475-8592; 8 & 10:30, $35.
Teddy Thompson pictured