ten for brass, also commissioning new chamber
works. Tickets $15–$65. Bing Concert Hall,
327 Lasuen St., Stanford. 650/724-2464.
Arcade Fire. Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. The Grammy–
winning Canadian indie-rock band
became famous in 2004 with the release of the
critically acclaimed debut album “Funeral.” In
2017, the band released its fifth studio album,
“Everything Now.” Expect to see Arcade Fire
band members playing guitar, drums, bass
guitar, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass,
xylophone, keyboard and other instruments
onstage. Tickets $48–$565. Oracle Arena,
7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland. 510/569-2121.
SFJAZZ Collective. Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Founded in 2004 in San Francisco, this awardwinning
octet celebrates legendary jazz artists
by performing their masterworks and creating
new music expanding on those influences.
Enrique Iglesias, Oct. 28, Oracle Arena, Oakland; Fiesta del Mar, Oct. 16, Monterey Bay
Aquarium, Monterey; Halsey, Nov. 11, Oracle Arena, Oakland
This year, the octet explores Miles Davis,
the myth and reality, and his blues and jazz
connections. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen
St., Stanford. 650/724-2464.
A New World: Intimate Music from Final
Fantasy. Oct. 21, 7 p.m. “A New World”
showcases a concert full of Final Fantasy
music from throughout the game series. This
show is an officially licensed production with
renowned game developer Square Enix and will
deliver favorite themes, satisfying surprises and
beautiful melodies in inimitable and faithful
style. Tickets $42–$68. Montgomery Theater,
271 S. Market St., San Jose. 408/792-4111.
Brahms & Khachaturian. Oct. 21–22, times
vary. After her acclaimed performances of
the Kabalevsky Concerto last year, Mayuko
Kamio returns to Symphony Silicon Valley to
present another popular work from the Soviet
repertoire, preceded and followed by compositions
by Dvořák and Brahms. $45–$90.
California Theatre, 345 S. First St., San Jose.
Andre Rieu. Oct. 24, 8 p.m. Andre Rieu is
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killer Sirius Black has escaped from Azkaban
prison and is bent on murdering him. Audiences
will relive the magic of the film in high
definition on a giant screen while hearing the
orchestra perform John Williams’ unforgettable
score. Tickets $49–$95. Center for the
Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San
Until the Lions. Oct. 27–28, times vary.
Acclaimed choreographer Akram Khan brings
us “Until the Lions,” based on the ancient
epic “Mahabharata,” using both Indian kathak
and modern dance. Rianto performs with two
female dancers and four musicians to tell the
story of a bride who has been abducted on her
wedding day, in a powerful departure from the
normally male-centered ancient epic. Tickets
$15–$80. Memorial Auditorium. 551 Serra
Mall, Stanford. 650/724-2464.
Enrique Iglesias. Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. Iglesias
has sold more than 159 million records
worldwide, making him one of the best-selling
Spanish artists. He has more than 150 No. 1
hits across all of the Billboard charts as well as
five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles. This
year, Iglesias filmed a music video in Cuba for
his song “Súbeme La Radio.” Tickets $52–
$3,360. Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way,
Powerage: A Tribute to AC/DC. Oct. 28, 7
p.m. Powerage is the ultimate AC/DC tribute
experience. Expect over 50 songs, including
AC/DC’s greatest hits and deeper tracks, deadon
vocals and lead guitar featuring “Angus”
in full schoolboy regalia, vintage instruments
for the classic AC/DC tone, and the heaviest
rhythm section this side of Australia. Tickets
$15–$18. Club Fox, 2209 Broadway St., Redwood
California Pops Orchestra. Oct. 29, 3 p.m.
For nearly 30 years, California Pops Orchestra
has delighted Bay Area audiences as the
country’s only all-request pops orchestra.
a Dutch violinist and conductor best known
for creating the waltz-playing Johann Strauss
Orchestra, turning classical and waltz music
into a worldwide concert touring act. Since
then, his melodramatic stage performances
and rock-star demeanor have been widely associated
with a revival of the waltz music category.
Tickets $113–$515. SAP Center, 525 W.
Santa Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses. Oct. 26,
7:30 p.m. Prima Jr. and his explosive band are
bringing the feel-good classics of Louis Prima
Sr. into the 21st century. Prima and the Witnesses
released their debut album, “Return of
the Wildest” in 2012, and made their national
television debut on “Access Hollywood Live”
shortly after. It’ll be a night of boisterous, rollicking
music. Montalvo Arts Center, 15400
Montalvo Road, Saratoga. 408/961-5800.
ODESZA. Oct. 26–28, times vary. With two
full-length albums to their name and a Grammy
nomination, this Seattle-based duo creates
atmospheric, cinematic music blurring genres
and musical styles while incorporating live
instrumentation into performances. They have
sold out every show from the beginning and
now headline festivals around the globe. Tickets
$53.50. Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Road,
Zac Brown Band. Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Hailing
from Atlanta, the Zac Brown Band has released
six studio albums, and its first album, “The
Foundation,” went triple platinum. The group
stays versatile by blending in a bit of pop with
its country roots; the band has collaborated
with Kid Rock, Jason Mraz, Dave Grohl, Avicii
and many other artists. Tickets $62–$842.
Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View. 800/448-7849.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Harry’s third year at Hogwarts
starts off badly when he learns deranged
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