A reminder that the Soul'd Out Music Festival continues through Sunday, April 21, at Portland venues.
• Hip hop royalty Eric B and Rakim, 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave.
• The Sugarhill Gang ("Rapper's Delight"), Dante's, 350 W. Burnside St., 8 p.m. Friday, April 19.
• Roy Ayers and Bobby Caldwell, Roseland, 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20.
• Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha, Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., 7 p.m. Sunday, April 21.
• Ghost-Note and members of Prince's New Power Generation, Prince tribute, 9 p.m. Sunday, April 21, at Star Theater, 13 N.W. Sixth Ave.
• And, locals hit the stage: Mel Brown, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, Jack London Revue, 529 S.W. Fourth Ave.; Dirty Revival, 8 p.m. Friday, April 19, Star Theater; Redray Frazier, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 21, Jack London Revue
For complete info: www.souldoutfestival.com.
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• Jessie James Decker, the fitness spokesman and wife of a former NFL player, also writes and sings country music. She'll perform at the Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., 8 p.m. Thursday, April 18. Her "Southern Girl City Lights" debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart in October 2017. Tickets: $39.50, $45 day of show, www.crystalballroompdx.com.
• The Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., plays host to the Woodstock 50th Anniversary show featuring Randy Hansen (a Jimi Hendrix tribute) and Janis Lives (a Janis Jopin tribute), 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Tickets: $20-$26, www.aladdin-theater.com.
• The a cappella group Home Free, on its "Timeless" world tour, brings Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to the Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 8 p.m. Saturday, April 20. Tickets: $29.50-$44.50, www.portland5.com.
• Cascadia Composers presents "All Wired Up," a micro-festival of new electronic music, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave. Tickets: $25, $15 seniors, www.cascadiacomposers.org.
• It's the Michael Schenker Fest, 8 p.m. Sunday, April 21, as the heavy metal guitarist and his band rock Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St. Tickets: $35-$65, revolutionhall.com.
n Haley Reinhart, the former "American Idol" contestant and singer/songwriter, is celebrating the release of her album "Lo-Fi Soul." She'll play at the Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 S.E. 39th Ave., 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Tickets: $25, $30 day of show, www.hawthornetheatre.com.
• Producer/songwriter John Vanderslice has a new album ("The Cedars") for the first time in six years. His tour stops at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23. Tickets: $14, $16 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com. He just played South By Southwest. In recent years, he produced albums for Spoon, Sleater-Kinney, Death Cab for Cutie and the Mountain Goats.
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• The 39th Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, set for July 19-21, has announced some its lineup. Among the Portland-area musicians performing: Farnell Newton and the Othership Connection, John Gilmore, Dan Faehnle, Tyrone Hendrix and the Cello Project, and Cherry Blossom Orchestra. For more: www.jazzoregon.com/festival.
• The musical lineup for the Oregon State Fair in Salem, April 23-Sept. 2, includes Dustin Lynch, 3 Doors Down, REO Speedwagon, Steve Miller Band, Brett Young, Newsboys, Commodores, The Beach Boys, Firefall, Pure Prairie League and Poco. For info, see the fair website, www.oregonstatefair.org.
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