Compositions by Paquito D’Rivera, Dave Brubeck, James Balentine and Charles Mingus will be performed, highlighting the similarities between jazz and classical music. $10-$20, 7pm, San Antonio Museum of Art, 200 W. Jones Ave., (210) 978-8011
Monday, April 11
Swing Nite with Deuce Coupe
Kick up your heels and 23-skidoo with Austin's rockabilly swing band. $10,7pm, Sam's Burger Joint, 330 E. Grayson St., (210) 223-2830
Kicking out the jams, Canadian style.
Tuesday, April 12 Bryan Adams: Get Up Tour
The raspy, Canadian heartthrob tours behind his most recent LP, produced by ELO's Jeff Lynne. $49.50-$325.00, 8pm, Majestic Theatre, 224 E. Houston St., (210) 226-5700
La Terza Classe, named for the "third class" passengers aboard the Titanic.
Tuesday, April 12
La Terza Classe
Inspired by the song-swapping going on below the decks of Old-to-New-World oceanliners, this Italian quintet gives new meaning to the term "folk group." 9pm, 502 Bar, 502 Embassy Oaks, (210) 257-8125
Cult Babies. You joining?
Wednesday, April 13
Cult Babies, Crown, Shrines
Dubbing themselves "Rosemary's baby meets Muppet Babies," Cult Babies employ a Gamma ray organ tone and a too-stoned-to-speak sing-slur technique on their excellent robe-rock release Off to See the Lizard. With heavy blues badasses Crown and Shrines. $5, 9pm,Limelight, 2718 N. St. Mary's St., (210) 735-7775