Guest Singer Carly Honfi joins this
show to catch you off guard and tickle
your funny bone. Expect musical injokes
ranging from classical parodies
to the “Concerto to end all concertos.”
Flint Center for the Performing Arts,
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino.
Thrice and Circa Survive. Nov. 2, 7
p.m. Thrice brings its co-headline tour
with Circa Survive to San Jose after releasing
its eighth studio album, “To Be Everywhere
Is to Be Nowhere,” in 2016. The
band made a name for itself in the indie
music scene with the albums “Juturna” and
“On Letting Go.” Tickets $25–$35. City
National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St., San
Bruno Mars. Nov. 3, 8 p.m. Born and
raised in Hawaii in a family of musicians,
Bruno Mars is a quadruple threat, with a
resume that includes singer-songwriter, record
producer, choreographer and multi-instrumentalist.
Join him on his 24K Magic World
Tour and witness his expert yet retro-style
showmanship and killer dance moves. Tickets
$197–$2,910. Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum
Way, Oakland. 510/569-2121.
The Saint Michael Trio. Nov. 5, 3 p.m. In one
of their patented “informances” Saint Mike will
show how Beethoven kicked off a movement
making music more expressive and emotional,
and how it expanded to encompass literary
and philosophical themes. You’ll hear music
by Chopin, Rachmaninoff and others. Tickets
$20–$38. Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo
Road, Saratoga. 408/961-5800.
Swan Lake. Nov. 5, 4 to 6:30 p.m. The Russian
Grand Ballet presents the story of Odette,
a beautiful princess, who falls under the spell
of an evil sorcerer. Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”
combines pure romanticism and tragedy in a
magical tale of love and deception. The glorious
score and gravity-defying choreography
continue to inspire new generations of all ages.
Tickets $34–$75. Flint Center, 21250 Stevens
Creek Blvd., Cupertino. 408/864-8820.
Ana Gabriel. Nov. 10, 8 p.m. Mexican singer
and songwriter Ana Gabriel recorded her
first song, “Compréndeme,” in 1977. During
her long career, she’s had hits in three
different genres of music: rock en Español,
Latin pop and rancheras. Seven of Gabriel’s
singles reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot
Latin Songs chart, including “Ay Amor,” “Es
Demasiado Tarde” and “Quién Como
Tú.” Tickets $64–$864. Oracle
Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way,
David Benoit Trio. Nov. 10,
8 p.m. For three decades,
the five-time Grammynominated
26 South Bay Accent
Tickets $43–$1,920. Oracle Arena, 7000
Coliseum Way, Oakland. 510/569-2121.
Jason Moran. Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Jazz virtuoso
Jason Moran, winner of a MacArthur
Genius award, reimagines Thelonious
Monk’s historic 1959 Town Hall concert.
In this centenary year of Monk’s birth,
Moran evokes the concert’s breakaway
excitement via an in-depth media show,
and with his 10-piece Big Bandwagon he
explores Monk’s roots and impact. Tickets
$10–$70. Bing Concert Hall, 327
Lasuen St., Stanford. 650/724-2464.
Fall Out Boy. Nov. 14, 7 p.m. The
pop-punk band brings its Mania tour
to the Bay Area, kicking off the debut
of its 2017 single “Young and Menace.”
A main part of the band’s sound
is rooted in the lyrics, which often narrate
personal experience and stories.
The group has worked with Timbaland, Lil
Wayne, Kanye West and many others. Tickets
$59–$2,204. Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum
Way, Oakland. 510/569-2121.
Katy Perry. Nov. 14, 7 p.m. Katy Perry has
sold 100 million records globally throughout
her career and has been a guest judge on
“American Idol.” Her 2010 single,“California
Gurls,” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot
100 list. And her 2017 single “Chained to
the Rhythm” ranked number four in the U.S.
Tickets $51–$6,54. SAP Center, 525 W. Santa
Clara St., San Jose. 800/745-3000.
Third Eye Blind. Nov. 14, 9 p.m. Third Eye
Blind has achieved national success with songs
like “Semi-Charmed Life,” “Jumper” and
“How’s It Going to Be.” This year, the band
shares fan favorites along with its 2016 album
“We Are Drugs,” as part of its 20th anniversary
Summer Gods tour. Tickets $39.50–$45.
City National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St.,
San Jose. 408/792-4111.
LCD Soundsystem. Nov. 14–15, 7: 30 p.m.
New York’s sensational alternative dance artists
are bringing their signature sounds to the Bill
Graham Civic Auditorium. Their musical style
is best described as a blend of dance punk,
electronica, electronic rock and alternative
dance. They have released three studio albums
and won three Grammy Awards to date. Tickets
$77–$452. Bill Graham Civic Auditorium,
99 Grove St., San Francisco. 800/745-3000.
Guns N’ Roses. Nov. 21, 8 p.m. American
hard rock band Guns N’ Roses has released
six studio albums, selling more than 100 million
records worldwide, making this one of
the world’s best-selling bands of all time. Their
1987 debut album, “Appetite for Destruction,”
reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200
a year after its release, on the strength
of “Sweet Child o’ Mine.” Tickets
$90–$5,280. Oracle Arena,
7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland.
World of Dance Live.
Nov. 26, 8 p.m. “World of
Santa Cruz Band Review, Oct. 21,
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
poser and arranger has reigned supreme as
one the founders of contemporary jazz. With
his trio he will perform pieces from his 2010
release “Earthglow,” featuring “Botswana
Bossa Nova” and “Will’s Chill,” two pieces he
composed while an Artist Fellow at Montalvo’s
Lucas Artists Residency. Tickets $49–$55.
Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road,
Halsey. Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. Halsey’s 2015
debut studio album, “Badlands,” was certified
platinum in 2015. Halsey achieved heightened
success with the release of the single “Closer,”
a collaboration with the Chainsmokers. The
song topped the charts in major music markets.
Her second studio album, “Hopeless
Fountain Kingdom,” topped the Billboard
200, as her first No. 1 album in the country.
Josh Johnson, Oct. 26–29, Rooster T. Feathers, Sunnyvale