Live Music: PDX Jazz Fest highlights the next week in live music
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• Banjo stars Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn will perform at the Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Tickets: $35-$55, www.portland5.com. Fleck is a 15-time Grammy Award winner.
• The roots orchestra Dustbowl Revival plays Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20. Tickets: $17, $20 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com.
• The Biamp PDX Jazz Festival continues for the next several days. Notable concerts are: Larry Carlton and Stanley Jordan, 7 p.m. Feb. 21, Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway; Archie Shepp Quartet and Blue Cranes, 7 p.m. Feb. 22, Newmark Theatre; Branford Marsalis, 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Newmark Theatre; David Sanborn Jazz Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St.; Eric Gales and Ron Artis II, 8 p.m. Feb. 27, Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.; Thundercat and Georgia Anne Muldrow plus Brown Calculus, 9 p.m. Feb. 29, Portland Art Museum (sold out).
For complete info: www.pdxjazz.com.
• Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, playing their "Election Year — Winter Edition" show, and Farnell Newton and the Other Connection, perform at the Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St., 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. Tickets: $25, $30 day of show, www.crystalballroompdx.com.
• Rap group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony take the stage at the Roseland Theater, 8 N.W. Sixth Ave., 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22. Tickets: $26.50-$40, www.roselandpdx.com.
• The Oregon Symphony, led by Robert Trevino, plays a classical concert that features concertmaster violinist Sarah Kwak in Gian Carlo Menotti's "Violin Concerto," 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: starting at $24, www.orsymphony.org.
• In "Beatles vs. Stones — A Musical Showdown," tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction square off in front of fans to determine which British super group they enjoy the best. The show returns to Portland, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $35-$55, www.portland5.com.
• The Mysti Krewe of Nimbus' Mardi Gras Party features Too Loose Cajun, a zydeco band, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave. Tickets: $5, www.mississippistudios.com.
• In "Beatles vs. Stones — A Musical Showdown," tribute bands Abbey Road and Satisfaction square off in front of fans to determine which British super group they enjoy the best, and the show returns to Portland, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Newmark Theatre. Tickets: $35-$55, www.portland5.com.
• Lyle Lovett and his acoustic group play for the first time alongside the Oregon Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: starting at $40, www.orsymphony.org.
• Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., presents "The Origin of Love Tour — The Songs and Stories of Hedwig," featuring actor John Cameron Mitchell (from the movie "Hedwig and the Angry Inch") and songs by Stephen Trask, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. Tickets: $50, www.revolutionhall.com.
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• The Fox series, "The Masked Singer," features celebrities who dress up in costumes and masks and sing while other celebrities try to guess who they are. The live tour will head to the Keller Auditorium on July 19. Tickets are on sale at www.LiveNation.com.
• Def Leppard and special guest ZZ Top are slated to return to Portland on Oct. 17 at the Moda Center. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at www.LiveNation.com.
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