Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• Ezra Furman plays the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 9 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Tickets: $15-$17, www.aladdin-theater.com. His second album is "Day of the Dog."
• Electro pop band Passion Pit is on its "Manners 10th Anniversary Tour," supporting album "Manners," and it'll stop at Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., 8 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Tickets: $37.50-$47.50, www.roselandpdx.com.
• Singer and entertainer Tony Starlight is presenting the "James Bond 007 Experience," 8 p.m. Friday, May 10, at the Tony Starlight Ballroom, 1125 S.E. Madison St. Tickets: $35 (show only), $69-$79 (meal/show), www.TonyStarlight.com. Starlight, Barbara Ayars and Thea Enos will sing the songs of Bond movies — "Goldfinger," "Thunderball," "You Only Live Twice," "From Russia With Love," "Diamonds are Forever," "Nobody Does It Better," "Live and Let Die" and more — backed by a seven-piece band.
• Coco Montoya, the famous blues-rock guitarist and vocalist, has a new album out through Alligator Records, "Hard Truth." He'll perform at the Jack London Revue, 529 S.W. Fourth Ave., 9 p.m. Friday, May 10. Montoya was taught by the "Master of the Telecaster," Albert Collins, and schooled by British blues giant John Mayall. Tickets: $20, www.jacklondonrevue.com.
• Singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco has a new album, "Here Comes the Cowboy," produced on his own label. His tour stops at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, 8 p.m. Friday, May 10. Tickets: $39-$45, www.portland5.com.
• Colin Hay has enjoyed a long solo career after his Men at Work days. He's touring again, after spending much of 2018 with Ringo Starr's All-Star Band. He's performing at the Elsinore Theatre in Salem, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10. Tickets: $30-$55, www.elsinoretheatre.com.
• The Oregon Symphony, conducted by Carlos Kalmar and featuring soprano Jane Archibald and collaborating with Alexander Polzin in visualization, presents the "Peer Gynt" story depicted through the eyes of Peer himself — the journey from his humble peasant village to the troll-infested mountains of Norway. There'll be bold, animated photos and art (by Polzin) projected on screens above the orchestra, which plays Mozart, Britten and Grieg. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12, and 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 13, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: starting at $24, www.orsymphony.org.
• Bruno Major has new music (single "Old Fashioned"), following up his 2017 debut,"A Song For Every Moon." He had two sold-out U.S. headlining tours in 2018 and toured with Sam Smith in the U.K. He'll perform at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., 9 p.m. Sunday, May 12. Tickets: $16, $18 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com.
• Blues band Savoy Brown (with guitarist Kim Simmonds) are still touring, more than 50 years after the band formed in London in 1965. They'll play the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 8 p.m. Sunday, May 12. Tickets: $35, www.aladdin-theater.com.
• Kevin Morby has four solo albums and several collaborations. He's touring in support of "Oh My God" and playing the Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., 8 p.m. Monday, May 13. Tickets: $18, $20 day of show, www.crystalballroompdx.com.
A lot of shows sell out. We'll occasionally try to alert you to certain events that don't have tickets for sale anymore, which would allow you to ask — bother? — friends to take you. Or, evaluate the secondary market.
Stephen Malkmus, who's usually with The Jicks, plays a solo show at the Doug Fir Lounge on Friday, May 10. But it's sold out. He has a new "electronic" solo album, "Groove Denied."
Buy your tickets soon ...
• The Jonas Brothers' "Happiness Begins" tour, along with Bebe Rexha and Jordan McGraw, will stop at the Moda Center on Oct. 13. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 10, at www.LiveNation.com.
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