Plans for the weekend: Blue October arrives
• Rapper Tech N9ne performs tonight at Saltair, 12408 W. Saltair Drive, Magna. Opening acts: Krizz Kaliko, Mayday, Prozak, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru, Broken Silence. Show starts at 7:30. Tickets are $38, at Smith's Tix.
• Glenn Tilbrook, half of the songwriting team that fueled the '80s British band Squeeze, performs solo tonight at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: Joe Michelini. Show starts at 9. Tickets are $23, at the venue's website.
• Local pop-rock band Cameron Rafati & The Public performs Saturday at The State Room, 638 S. State St., Salt Lake City. Opening act: We Are The Strike. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, at the venue's website.
• Canadian dream-pop band Young Galaxy performs Saturday at The Urban Lounge, 241 S. 500 East, Salt Lake City. Opening acts: Mister Lies, Conquer Monster. Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $12, available at 24Tix.
• Post-hardcore band We Came As Romans performs Sunday at The Murray Theatre, 4959 S. State St., Murray. Opening acts: Dangerkids, Silverstein, Chunk! No Captain Chunk, The Color Morale. Show starts at 6. Tickets are $22, at Smith's Tix.