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    CLUBS & DANCE NIGHTS

    FANCY PANTS DJ Elder Brothers spins hip-hop, Top 40, Motown, and more at a queer dance party to benefit the Transgender Law Center. March 2, 8 p.m. $7-$9. Midway Cafe, 3496 Washington St., Jamaica Plain. 617-524-9038, www.midwaycafe.com

    HARPOON ST. PATRICK’S FESTIVAL Step into the heated tents for Irish music, food, and freshly brewed craft beer, including Celtic Red, Harpoon’s specially brewed seasonal Irish ale. Tunes will be provided by U2 cover band Joshua Tree and the Colum Cille Pipes and Drums band. Wear green. March 1, 5:30-
    11 p.m. March 2, 2-9 p.m. $20. 21+. Harpoon Brewery,
    306 Northern Ave., Boston. www.harpoonbrewery.com

    FEDDE LE GRAND The Dutch DJ whose long list of accomplishments includes an awesome remix of Coldplay’s “Paradise” brings his energetic live style to Boston for a night with Montreal duo Sultan + Ned Shepard. March 3, 10 p.m. Prime, 295 Franklin St., Boston. 617-338-1000, www.umbriaprime.com

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    THE VEGAN ZOMBIE These meat-eschewing folks set their cooking videos in a post-zombie invasion world. Join them for a party featuring karaoke, treats from Sugar Mamas, and giveaways. Feb. 28, 9 p.m. $10. 21+. Milky Way, 284 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. www.milky
    wayjp.com

    Milva DiDomizio

    COMEDY

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    BOB SAGET The former “Full House” star has been trying to move on a bit from his reputation as a dirty comic, telling a few more personal stories onstage. He has a new special debuting this year, and he’s working on a book, due out in 2014. March 1, 7:30 p.m. $29-$43. Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849, www.thewilburtheatre.com

    JANEANE GAROFALO Politically outspoken and often polarizing, Garofalo spent her formative stand-up years in New England, starting in Rhode Island before moving to Boston in the late ’80s and becoming a defining figure in the emerging alternative comedy scene. March 2, 7 p.m. $27. Wilbur Theatre. 866-448-7849, www.thewilburtheatre.com

    TENACIOUS D — OLD SCHOOL ACOUSTIC STYLE Jack Black and Kyle Gass ditch the touring band and get back to their roots, performing the way they did on the HBO series that established their act. This on the heels of last year’s Grammy-nominated album “Rize of the Fenix.” March 2, 7 p.m. $50-$65. House of Blues, 15 Lansdowne St., Boston. 888-693-2583, www.houseof
    blues.com/boston

    EDDIE PEPITONE The comedian brings his oddball mix of pessimism and Zen serenity to ImprovBoston Monday. March 4, 9 p.m. $15. ImprovBoston, 40 Prospect St., Cambridge. 617-576-1253, www.improvboston.com. Pepitone’s comic style earned him the nickname “The Bitter Buddha,” which is also the name of Steven Feinartz’s documentary. The movie gets its area premiere Tuesday at the Regent Theatre. Pepitone and Feinartz will attend. March 5, 7:30 p.m. $10-$12. Regent Theatre, 7 Medford St., Arlington. 781-646-4849, www.regenttheatre.com

    Nick A. Zaino III