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Rae Sremmurd. Sept. 27, 7:30 p.m. Donald
Glover’s musical alter ego hits the stage
for one last tour before the “Childish Gambino”
persona is officially retired. Rae Sremmurd
will open the maverick hip-hop social
commentary show. Tickets $49.50-$129.50.
Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland.
Alanis Morissette. Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. Everyone’s
favorite heartrending breakup album,
“Jagged Little Pill,” was recently realized as a
smash musical. It is this versatility that
makes Morissette a compelling performer
whose show is much anticipated
by South Bay GenX’ers and
music lovers of all ages. Tickets
$59.50-$119.50. The Mountain Winery,
14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga.
Jason Aldean with Luke Combs,
Lauren Alaina, Dee Jay Silver. Sept.
28, 7:30 p.m. The “High Noon Neon
Tour” will be Aldean’s first since he was on
stage during the Route 91 Harvest Festival
shooting in October, although he would go on
to close his 2017 tour without incident and
with only a few canceled dates. Tickets $40-
$110. Shoreline Ampitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre
Parkway, Mountain View. 650/967-4040.
Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Sept.
28, 8 p.m. This star-studded show features
classic hit after hit, with each band member
bringing to the set their most popular songs.
The lineup includes Colin Hay (“Land Down
Under”), Steve Lukather (“Roseanna”), Gregg
Rolie (“Black Magic Woman”) and new member
Graham Gouldman (“I’m Not in Love”).
Tickets $70-$145. City National Civic, 135
W. San Carlos St., San Jose. 408/792-4111.
Jay-Z & Beyoncé. Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m.
The “On the Run II Tour” is the second coheadlining
stadium by R&B diva Beyoncé and
her rapper husband Jay-Z. The duo has built
excitement for the show with the release of
the viral music video for the track “Apeshit,”
an epic artistic journey through the Louvre
Museum. Tickets $20-$350. Levi’s Stadium.
4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara,
98.5 KFOX Summer Send Off Deep Purple
and Judas Priest. Sept. 29, 7 p.m. This
co-headlining tour of two legendary bands is
a can’t-miss trek for any self-respecting hardrock
aficionado. The Temperance Movement
opens. Tickets $29.50-$149.50. Shoreline
Ampitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain
Fall Out Boy with Machine Gun Kelly,
L.I.F.T. Sept. 30, 7 p.m. Fall Out
Boy have cemented their position
as one of alternative rock music’s
biggest-selling bands. Machine
Gun Kelly is an American rapper,
singer and actor from Cleveland.
Tickets $30.50-$70.50. SAP Center,
525 W. Santa Clara St., San
Richard Clayderman. Sept. 30, 7
p.m. An inspirational musician for
over 30 years, Clayderman is a true
piano phenomenon who has created the new
romantic style of playing by combining the
classical and pop music in a hugely successful
manner. Tickets $58-$168. San Jose’s Center
for the Performing Arts, 255 S. Almaden
Blvd., San Jose. 408/792-4542.
Much Ado About Nothing. Aug. 3 to Sept.
2, 7 p.m. Set against a backdrop of art deco
styling and Jazz music, Shakespeare’s wit and
mastery of word play shine in this fan favorite
comedy. Tickets $20-$25, under 17 free.
Sanborn County Park, 16055 Sanborn Road,
The Enchantress. Aug. 4-5, times vary. A
Lyric Theatre Discovery Series production,
this semi-staged performance features a score
filled with sumptuously beautiful music. It
tells the tale of thwarted romance set in the
glamorous world of aristocracy and opera.
Tickets $12-$26. San Jose City College
Theatre, 2100 Moorpark Avenue, San Jose.
Sound of Music. Through Aug. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2
p.m. Sundays. This beloved show, set in Austria
in 1938, follows the governess for the Von
Trapp family, who captures the hearts of the
seven children and their father, a widowed
naval captain, during the Nazi occupation.
Tickets $12-$32. Smithwick Theatre, Foothill
College, I-280 and El Monte Road, Los Altos
The Last Five Years. Through Aug. 11, 8
p.m. This poignant play explores the five-year
relationship of passion, love, marriage and
divorce between an up-and-coming writer
dealing with the allure of success and a talented
actress who struggles with the weight of her
own career. Tickets $30. Mountain View
Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro
St., Mountain View. 650/903-6000.
The Pirates of Penzance. Aug. 11-12,
times vary. Wacky, irreverent and as
entertaining today as it was when it
first opened in 1879, Gilbert and Sullivan’s
farce about sentimental pirates,
bumbling policemen, star-crossed
young lovers, self-possessed wards and
an eccentric Major-General struggling
with the often-ridiculous dictates of
honor and duty still entertains. Tickets
$51-$56. Mountain View Center for the
Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain
The Hood of Sherwood. Through Aug. 31,
times vary. Silicon Valley Shakespeare begins
its 17th annual summer residence at Sanborn
County Park with a fresh look at everyone’s
favorite thief with a heart of gold. Full of
adventure and romance, this original take on
the classic tales of Robin Hood will take audiences
on a journey. Tickets $20-$25, under 17
free. Sanborn County Park, 16055 Sanborn
Road, Saratoga. 408/289-1901.
Equivocation. Through Aug 19, times vary.
In 1606 England, King James’ right hand man
William Cecil commissions William Shagspeare
(a contemporary spelling of the Bard’s
name) to write the “true historie” of Guy
Fawkes’ infamous Gunpowder Plot. As Shag
and the Globe actors investigate the story,
they discover that the government’s version
of the story is suspect. Tickets $22. Dragon
Theatre, 2120 Broadway St., Redwood City.
650/493-2006 ext. 2.
In the Heights. Through Aug. 19, times
Theodore Wores: Under the California
Sun, through Aug. 26, Triton
Museum of Art, Santa Clara
Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit,
through Sept. 16, Children’s
Discovery Museum of San Jose