Friday, Oct. 29 SISKIYOU SAXOPHONE ORCHESTRA: The orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the music hall box office between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the door. Tickets may be reserved by calling 541-552-6101. Visit www.sou.edu/music for information.

Friday, Oct. 29 SISKIYOU SAXOPHONE ORCHESTRA: The orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. Admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the music hall box office between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or at the door. Tickets may be reserved by calling 541-552-6101. Visit www.sou.edu/music for information.

CHAS BARNARD CONCERT: Cellist Chas Barnard, violinist and pianist Ashley Hoe and violinist Eleanora Schaer will perform works by Bach, Bartůk, Brahms and Saint-SaŽns at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at the Unitarian Center, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Barnard, Hoe and Schaer attend Ashland High School. Barnard and Hoe are winners of the 2010 Youth Symphony Orchestra of Southern Oregon competition. Accompanist will be Cynthia Stauffer. Admission is free. Donations to Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation will be accepted. Call 937-470-9186.

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: Wear your favorite costume and bring your favorite props for an interactive celebration of the cult film "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. The film will be accompanied by a shadow cast of actors performing in the aisles and in front of the screen. Audience members are encouraged to shout out. Admission is $10. Visit www.roguetheatre.com or call 541-471-1316.

Saturday, Oct. 30

ROBERTA PIKET TRIO: The Siskiyou Institute will present New York-based jazz pianist and composer Roberta Piket and her trio at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Artistic Piano Gallery, 1390 Biddle Road, Medford. Piket's music is grounded in the modern jazz tradition and works by contemporary classical composers. Tickets cost $20, $15 for institute members and $5 for students. A pre-show talk will be at 6:30 p.m. Call 541-488-3869 or e-mail info@siskiyouinstitute.com for reservations.

EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS DANCE: Rock 'n' roll band Blue Lightning will perform for a Dia de los Muertos folk dance to be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. Admission costs $10 to $20 on a sliding scale. The center will be open at 1 p.m. for a Day of the Dead art exhibit. Call 541-890-1453 or 541-245-2583.

Monday, Nov. 1

PLAYING FOR CHANGE: Musicians from America, The Netherlands and Africa, including percussionist Mohammed Alidu, vocalists Clarence Bekker, Mermans Kenkosenki and Titi Tsira, drummer Pete Bunetta, bassist Reggie McBride and guitarist Louis Mhlanga will present "Playing for Change" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The show is inspired by Grammy-winning music producer Mark Johnson's PBS video and audio project, "Playing for Change," a tribute to the universal language of music. Tickets cost $29 to $35, $20 to $26 for ages 18 and younger and are available at the new Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from noon until show time on performance dates. Will call tickets are held at the new box office. Call 541-779-3000 or visit www.craterian.org for information.

Friday, Nov. 5

ROGUE VALLEY SYMPHONY: The Rogue Valley Symphony, under the direction of Martin Majkut, will present three concerts featuring the premiere of "Las Ranas de Katanchel" (The Frogs of Katanchel), a piece composed by the symphony's principal trombonist, Mark Eliot Jacobs. The concert will also feature Schubert's Symphony No. 4, "Tragic," and Elar's "Enigma Variations." Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in the Music Recital Hall on the Southern Oregon University campus, 1250 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass. Jacobs' "Las Ranas de Katanchel" is rooted in Mayan mythology. Music director Majkut will lead pre-concert talks one hour before each performance. Tickets cost $33 and $40 for the Ashland show; $26 and $33 for the Medford show; and $23 and $30 for the Grants Pass show. A limited number of $10 seats will be available for the Medford and Grants Pass shows. Student tickets cost $5 at each venue. Call 541-552-6398 or visit www.rvsymphony.org for tickets and information about the symphony's 2010-2011 concerts.

Saturday, Nov. 6

KLEZMERFEST: A Klezmer music festival, featuring the Klezmonauts of Eugene, the Rogue Klezmer All-Stars and the Bar Misfits Klezmer Band of Ashland, will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Kosher bratwurst, knockwurst and vegetarian dinners will be available, along with local beers and wine. Tickets cost $20 and are available at Music Coop, at the temple, online at www.emekshalom.org, by calling 541-488-2909 or at the door. Advance tickets include one free beverage.

BELLY DANCE BENEFIT FOR CASA: Portland-based belly dancer Sedona Ruiz, along with Ayesha's Oasis Dance Company of Medford and dancers Adena, Maia Alexandra and others, will present a show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. The show, titled "Enchanted Evening," will feature Middle Eastern dance culture. Advance tickets cost $10 and are available online at www.tasseledcamel.com or at the office of Paul Schroder, 1910 E. Barnett Ave., Suite 102, Medford. Tickets will cost $12 at the door. Ruiz will offer dance-technique workshops at 1 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. For workshop information, visit www.tasseledcamel.com, e-mail idenasuzanne@yahoo.com for call 541-951-2522.

SCOTT AUGUST: St. Clair Productions will present American Indian flutist Scott August in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Unitarian Center, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. August plays a range of instruments and will present soundscapes and world fusion. His fifth recording, "Radiant Sky," was released this year, and his music can be heard on National Public Radio and satellite radio stations. August is a recipient of a Native American Music Award, an Indian Summer Music Award and a New Age Reporter Lifestyle Music Award. Tickets cost $18 in advance, $20 at the door and $10 for ages 12-17. Kids younger than 12 will be admitted free. Tickets are available at the Music Coop, online at www.stclairevents.com or by calling 541-535-3562.

Thursday, Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY CONCERT: The Southern Oregon Concert Band, under the direction of its new conductor, Martin Behnke, will present a Veterans Day concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Admission is free. Call 541-708-0365 or visit www.socband.org for information.

BRONN AND KATHERINE JOURNEY: The Jackson County Community Concert Association will present harp and keyboard duo Bronn and Katherine Journey at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets cost $25, $5 for ages 18 and younger. Tickets are available at the new Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St. The box office is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from noon until show time on performance dates. Tickets will be held for will call at the new box office and taken at the door of the theater. Call 541-779-3000 or visit www.craterian.org for information.

ROGER CLYNE AND THE PEACEMAKERS: Singer-songwriter Roger Clyne and his band the Peacemakers will perform country-soaked reggae and pop at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Clyne is based in Tucson, Ariz., and much of his music is influenced by his trips to Mexico. Clyne's earlier bands include The Mortals and The Refreshments. Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Visit www.roguetheatre.com or call 541-471-1316.

BUILT TO SPILL: The Boise, Idaho, based indie rock band will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Built to Spill has seven full-length albums to its credit. The latest, "There Is No Enemy," was released last year. Portland pop band The Prids will open the show. Tickets cost $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Advance tickets are available at Bad Ass Coffee in Medford, Music Coop in Ashland and online at www.ticketswest.com. Doors open at 8 p.m.