30 South Bay Accent
Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San
Dave Matthews Band. Sept. 8, 8
p.m. Hot on the heels of the release
of their new album, “Come Tomorrow,”
the band, known as DMB
to fans, returns to the stage to the
delight of amped-up audiences. The
band will also play a few of their
most beloved hits. Tickets $49.50-
$115. Shoreline Ampitheatre, 1
Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain
Game of Thrones Live Concert
Experience. Sept. 8, 8 p.m. The
mastermind behind “Game of
Thrones” haunting score is bringing
the musical magic of the Seven
Kingdoms to Silicon Valley. Ramin
Djawadi, the critically acclaimed
composer responsible for scoring
every episode of “GOT,” presides
over this one-of-a-kind concert experience.
Tickets $39.50-$125. SAP Center, 525 W.
Santa Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Foo Fighters. Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m. Formed in
Seattle in 1994 by Nirvana drummer Dave
Grohl in the aftermath of the death of Nirvana
front man Kurt Cobain, Foo Fighters
still draw stadium-filling crowds of multigenerational
fans. They will be joined by up-andcoming
Welsh rockers The Joy Formidable.
Tickets $59-$99. SAP Center, 525 W. Santa
Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band. Sept. 12,
7:30 p.m. Joined by his Large Band, Lovett’s
live performances show not only the breadth
of this Texas legend’s deep talents but also
the diversity of his influences, his gift for storytelling
and his convention-defying musical
prowess. Tickets $39.50-$99.50. The Mountain
Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga.
Phoebe Hunt. Sept. 13, 8 p.m.
Backed by her band The Gatherers,
acclaimed Americana fiddler and
vocalist Phoebe Hunt will entertain and
awe audiences with her impressive musicianship,
powerful lyrics, danceable
rhythms and cross-cultural musical
exploration. Tickets $25-$35.
Schultz Theatre, Oshman Family
Jewish Community Center,
3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
O.A.R. featuring Matt Nathanson.
Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m.
Bold horn arrangements,
infectious anthems and
reggae rhythms are woven
through O.A.R.’s latest
album, “The Rockville
LP.” The band is joined by
San Francisco based-musician
Matt Nathanson, whose style
and musical prowess have
earned him standing as one of the premier
songwriters and dynamic performers on the
music scene today. Tickets $49.50-$89.50.
The Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road,
Zlata Chochieva. Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m. Opening
the Bay Area Steinway Society’s 24th season,
Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva brings a
program with an exacting balance of subtlety
and drama that highlights her talent. An informative
introduction to the music precedes the
concert, and a meet-the-artist opportunity follows.
Ticket prices vary. Trianon Theatre, 72
N. Fifth Street, San Jose. 408/286-5111.
Culture Club and The B-52s. Sept. 18,
6:30 p.m. Since their inception in
1981, Culture Club have sold more
than 50 million records worldwide,
with classic hits like “Do You Really
Want to Hurt Me” and “Karma
Chameleon.” The B-52s have
delighted fans for decades with their
quirky, retro art-pop stylings. Tickets
$69-$230. The Mountain Winery,
14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga.
Romeo Santos. Sept. 19, 8 p.m.
Santos was instrumental in giving
Dominican genre music a modern
makeover, adding infectious hiphop
beats, crystalline R&B vocals
and plenty of big-city swag to the
style’s signature slinky bongos and
twinkling guitars. Tickets $49.50-
$500. SAP Center, 525 W. Santa
Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Lauryn Hill. Sept. 20, 8 p.m. With
this throwback tour, the singer celebrates the
20th anniversary of her landmark debut solo
album, “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill.”
The hit-making album earned five Grammy
Awards a year later and became the first hiphop
release in history to win Grammy’s Album
of the Year award. Tickets $24-$137. Shoreline
Ampitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain
Eagles with Zac Brown Band, The Doobie
Brothers. Sept. 20, 5 p.m. Iconic Bay Area
band the Doobie Brothers have been added
to the Eagles’ AT&T Park show with the Zac
Brown Band. Catch this rocking double dose
of Americana and enjoy a flashback to the
fabulous ’70s. Tickets $69.50-$229.50. AT&T
Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco.
Journey and Def Leppard with Foreigner.
Sept. 21, 6 p.m. Two of the world’s greatest
rock bands are teaming up for an all-new
production from both bands and an arsenal
of their hits such as “Pour Some Sugar on
Me,” “Lights,” “Photograph,” “Don’t
Stop Believin’,” “Rock
of Ages” and
$176. AT&T Park,
24 Willie Mays Plaza, San
Norah Jones. Sept. 21, 7:30
p.m. Jones comes full circle
with “Day Breaks,” her silky
sixth solo album which is a
kindred spirit to the singer’s
breakout debut “Come Away
with Me” and finds the sultry
singer returning to the piano
and her jazzy roots. Tickets
$59.50-$139.50. The Mountain
Winery, 14831 Pierce
Road, Saratoga. 408/741-2822.
Childish Gambino with
Norah Jones, Sept. 21, The Mountain Winery, Saratoga
Santa Cruz Shakespeare Summer Festival, through Sept. 2,
The Grove at DeLaveaga Park, Santa Cruz