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The places to be in the next week in Portland and beyond for local and national music acts - including 'Winter Jam,' Tori Amos and Jerry Joseph

COURTESY PHOTO - The Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group, featuring the great drummer Mel Brown, plays at the Rialto's Jack London Lounge every Thursday.Swift soaring

Taylor Swift is going on tour next year, and she'll stop at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Taylor Swift's "Reputation" stadium tour starts in early May, and she'll perform at CenturyLink on May 22. Tickets for the North American leg of the tour go on sale Dec. 13. Ticket information is available at www.TaylorSwift.com.

The facts: She's the only artist in history to have three albums sell more than 1 million copies in the first week of their release ("Speak Now," "RED," "1989"); she's a 10-time Grammy Award winner; she's the youngest person in history to win a Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and the first female solo artist to win it twice; Rolling Stone listed Swift as one of the 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time.

Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do," from her sixth album, "Reputation," had 10 million streams in one day.

Highlights

Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):

• With Jimmy Mak's closed, there's quite an all-star cast of jazz musicians gathering at 8 p.m. every Thursday at The Rialto's Jack London Lounge, 529 S.W. Fourth Ave. It's called the Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group and features Jimmy Mak's favorite Mel Brown on drums, as well as Louis Payne on organ, Dan Balmer on guitar, and Renato Curanto on tenor sax.

• Led by hip-hop trail blazer Lecrae, Christian artists are touring in "Winter Jam West 2017," which stops at the Moda Center, 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17. Tickets: See www.rosequarter.com, $13 parking.

• Dance punk outfit Death From Above is touring in support of "Outrage! Is Now," and is joined by The Beaches at Roseland Theater, 8 S.W. Sixth Ave., 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Tickets: $27.50, www.roselandpdx.com.

• Asleep At The Wheel, founded by Ray Benson 46 years ago, has won 10 Grammy Awards and put out 20 studio albums and 20 singles; the latest album was "Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys." They play the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. Tickets: $30, www.aladdin-theater.com.

• We'll have much more on the holidays in the coming weeks, but take note: "Christmas with Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant" takes place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Moda Center. Tickets: $30-$125, $17 parking, www.rosequarter.com.

• A powerhouse trio, The Tenors Christmas performs in another pre-Thanksgiving holiday show, joining the Oregon Symphony and conductor Norman Huynh, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: starting at $35, www.portland5.com. The group sold out its previous appearance at the Schnitz.

• Tori Amos is touring in support of "Native Invader," and she'll perform at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. Tickets: $39.50-$79.50, www.portland5.com.

• Christopher Worth, who plays bohemian blues hop, which he developed as a street performer in Europe and the United States, will celebrate a CD release for "Pardon Me," 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St. Tickets: $15-$20, www.dougfirlounge.com.

• Playing a gig in his hometown, the well-traveled Jerry Joseph, joined by Kerosene Dream, plays Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St., 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. It's an acoustic concert by Joseph, a member of the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Tickets: $15, $18 at door, www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Well, dang

A lot of shows sell out. We'll occasionally try to alert you to certain events that don't have tickets for sale anymore, which would allow you to ask — bother? — friends to take you or evaluate the secondary market.

Son of former Beatle George, Dhani Harrison takes the stage at the Doug Fir Lounge, Nov. 20, but it's sold out.

And Gary Numan, from "Cars" fame, returns to Portland for a show at Wonder Ballroom, Nov. 21. It's also sold out.

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