The Oregon Zoo Summer Concerts series gets started with "Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles," 7 p.m. Friday, June 14, and Indigo Girls with Sera Cahoone, 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Oregon Zoo amphitheater, 4001 S.W. Canyon Road.
Tickets: "Rain," $32.50-$92.50; Indigo Girls, $39.50-$99.50; www.zooconcerts.com.
Tickets remain for several shows, including Lucinda Williams (June 22), Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan (July 28), the B-52s, OMD and Berlin (Aug. 6), George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (Aug. 10), Herbie Hancock and Kamasi Washington (Aug. 17) and Amos Lee (Aug. 25).
The venue in Troutdale welcomes its first visitors: "An Evening with The Roots," 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14; Ziggy Marley, Michael Franti and Spearhead, 6 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, June 18-19. For tickets/info: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• On his "Chip Tooth Tour," Rob Thomas comes to Portland to perform at Moda Center, 8 p.m. Friday, June 14. Tickets: starting at $26, parking $20, www.rosequarter.com. He's released his fourth solo album, "Chip Tooth Smile," which includes the single "One Less Day (Dying Young)."
• Seattle band Mudhoney, a preeminent 1990s grunge outfit, will play the Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E. Russell St., 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Tickets: $25, www.wonderballroom.com. It's supported by Portland indie punk band Summer Cannibals, which has a new album coming out in a couple weeks, "Can't Tell Me No. "
• Lead singer Scott McCaughey, having recovered from a stroke, leads The Minus 5 to the Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St., for a gig 9 p.m. Saturday, June 15. The stroke apparently wiped out much of his memory from writing songs and recording with Minus 5, Young Fresh Fellows, R.E.M., Baseball Project and more. But, with help from co-pilot Peter Buck and others, he turned some stream-of-consciousness thoughts into The Minus 5's 13th full-length release, "Stroke Manor." Tickets: $15, www.dougfirlounge.com.
• Singer-songwriter Shooter Jennings will play the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., along with Guns 'N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Jennings will produce McKagan's solo album, "Tenderness," and his band will serve as direct support and backing band for McKagan during these performances. Tickets: $35, $40 day of show, www.aladdin-theater.com. Jennings also has a recent studio album, "Shooter," and won his first Grammy Award for best Americana Album for co-producing Brandi Carlile's "By the Way, I Forgive You." He's working on records with Marilyn Manson and Tanya Tucker.
• Brad Paisley plays Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Wash., 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Tickets: starting at $22, www.sunlightsupplyamphitheater.com.
• Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World will play the Moda Center, 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, on their "Summer Gods Tour." Jimmy Eat World is celebrating 25 years as a band. Third Eye Blind is working on its follow-up album to "Dopamine" and 2018's "Thanks for Everything." Tickets: starting at $19, parking $13, www.rosequarter.com.
• "The Godfather of British Blues," John Mayall plays Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. Tickets: $35, www.aladdin-theater.com.
• The Los Angeles-based trio LANY, made up of Paul Klein, Les Priest and Jake Goss, is touring after release of its second album, "Malibu Nights." They're playing the Keller Auditorium, 222 S.W. Clay St., 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Tickets: $27.50-$37.50, www.portland5.com.