THURSDAY 2/15/18

The Blue Guitar presents Louie Cruz Beltran & His Latin Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at

FRIDAY 2/16/18

The Sierra Madre Library’s annual Wine and Cuisine Tasting fundraiser runs from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Alverno’s Villa del Sol d’Oro, 200 N. Michillinda Ave., Sierra Madre.

The evening includes live music, magicians from the Magic Castle, a silent auction, wares of more than two dozen vintners, food and dessert. Tickets to the premiere event are $80, which offer early 6 p.m. admission and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets to the main event starting at 7 p.m. are $60. Visit for information and visit for tickets.

SATURDAY 2/17/18

The Pasadena Symphony performs Stravinsky’s “Firebird” suite, with performances at 2 and 8 p.m. at Ambassador Auditorium, 131 S. St. John Ave., Pasadena. David Lockington conducts, with featured cello soloist Inbal Segev. The concert also includes Dvorak’s “Cello Concerto,” and a new work by Dale Trumbore, commissioned by the symphony. Tickets are $35 and up. Call (626) 793-7172 or visit

SUNDAY 2/18/18

McMains & Friends ( play Americana at 7 p.m. at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Tickets are $20. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit

MONDAY 2/19/18

Jim Higgins leads a class in creating comics, for both writers and artists, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Pop Secret Gallery, 5119 Eagle Rock Blvd., Eagle Rock, starting Monday and continuing Mondays through May 7. Cost for the course is $350. Call (626) 262-3909 or visit

TUESDAY 2/20/18

Celtic, folk and world music duo Four Shillings Short performs free, family-friendly concerts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Altadena Library main branch, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena Tuesday and again from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Bob Lucas Memorial Branch, 2659 Lincoln Ave., Altadena. Call (626) 798-0833 or visit


Styx plays its hits, including “Lady,” “Blue Collar Man,” “The Grand Illusion” and others at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and Styx plays at 9 p.m. Tickets are $79 to $149, with VIP tickets for $250. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit

THURSDAY 2/22/18

Barry “Big B” Brenner ( plays authentic, acoustic delta blues at 8 p.m. at Griffins of Kinsale, 1007 Mission St., South Pasadena. No cover. Call (626) 799-0926 or visit