Bankhead Theater continues its live entertainment with blues guitarist Robert Cray, who returns for his fifth performance, at 7:30 p.m. next Thursday (Oct. 21); tickets are $20-$95.
Sometimes called a modern blues poet, Cray is credited with generating a new generation of blues fans with his distinctive razor-sharp guitar sound on more than 20 studio releases.
Jazz master Branford Marsalis and his quartet will appear at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25; tickets, $20-$118. Marsalis, acclaimed early as a saxophonist, is also a composer, bandleader and educator, crossing into the classical universe as well. For tickets or more information, visit www.LivermoreArts.org.