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Darlingside will perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Firehouse Arts Center. Enjoy songs from their new album "Birds Say," their Indie, folk, and retro-pop sensibilities, four-part barbershop harmonies, and classical strings paired with bluegrass, folk, and rock. Tickets are $20-$30. Call 931-4848 or go to www.firehousearts.org. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton.
ConcertsThe Ray Charles Project
In a tribute to the genius of Ray Charles, a sextet of outstanding musicians offers their take on highlights from Ray's songbook at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. The band unites elite jazz and blues musicians, including Grammy Award-winning Santana vocalist Tony Lindsay, Bay Area guitarist Chris Cain, and Glenn Walters on vocals. Tickets are $25-$39, $16 for students. Call 373-6800 or go to livermoreperformingarts.org/. Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore.
ConcertsSpencer Day: 'The Look of Love'
San Francisco favorite Spencer Day will present "The Look of Love," celebrating the classics with his distinctive, upbeat twist and baritone vocals, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at Firehouse Arts Center. The cabaret styled show includes his trademark storytelling and humor, along with hits like "Groovin," and of course "The Look of Love." Tickets are $17-$27. Call 931-4848 or go to www.firehousearts.org. Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton.
ConcertsHouse Rent Party with Rick Estrin and The Nightcats
Rick Estrin and the Nightcats, with guitarist Chris "Kid" Andersen, drummer J. Hansen, and multi-instrumentalist Lorenzo Farrell, will serve up fresh and modern original blues injected with a solid dose of gritty roadhouse rock 'n' roll at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St., Livermore. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Call 373-6800 or go to livermoreperformingarts.org/. Bothwell Arts Center, 2466 8th St., Livermore.