THURSDAY 8/23/18

The Blue Guitar at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, presents the Jon Mayer Trio at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at

FRIDAY 8/24/18

The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association’s free Friday night dance series finale features salsa night with the Susie Hansen Latin Band, starting with a free swing dance lesson at 7 p.m. followed by live music from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Paseo Colorado, 300 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 799-5689 or visit

SATURDAY 8/25/18

MUSE/IQUE’s final concert of the summer is “U.S./ROUTES.” The concert features classic American R&B, soul and pop, including works by Duke Ellington, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Sam Cooke and others, sung by Chester “Chess” Gregory. Pianist Lara Downes performs works by Bernstein, and American Ballet Theatre performs Twyla Tharpe’s “Sinatra Suite” and other works. Doors open at 6 p.m. for mingling and dining, and the concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Tickets are $30 to $130. Call (626) 539-7085 or visit

SUNDAY 8/26/18

Woodwind jazz legend Bennie Maupin performs with pianist David Arnay, bassist Darek Oles and percussionist Eric McCain starting at 1 p.m. at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden, 270 Arlington Drive, Pasadena. Wine and beer is available for purchase. Admission is $7.50 in advance online or $10 at the gate. Call (626) 399-1721 or visit

MONDAY 8/27/18

The Pasadena Senior Center’s free summer concert series features gypsy jazz by Leah Zeger at 6 p.m. at 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit

TUESDAY 8/28/18

J.C. Hyke’s Songwriter Serenade features Nick Goodman, T.J. Sullivan, James Houlahan and Tisa Adamson at 7 p.m. at Matt Denny’s Ale House, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. No cover. Visit


David Harvey presents Kelly’s Lot and Abby Posner with special guest Dylan Brody at 7 p.m. at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Admission is $15 cash at the door. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit

THURSDAY 8/30/18

Barry “Big B” Brenner ( plays authentic, acoustic Delta blues at 7 p.m. at Griffin’s of Kinsale, 1007 Mission St., South Pasadena. No cover. Call (626) 799-0926 or visit