The pop superstar performs at the Moda Center, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, and some (very expensive) tickets still appear available. Check rosequarter.com.
Meanwhile, it's already been announced that Pink will be coming back to Portland on another North American leg of her "Beautiful Trauma" world tour, April 8, 2019. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, at www.LiveNation.com.
The Oregon Symphony welcomes one of the world's most famous violinists.
Bell will join the symphony in playing Leonard Bernstein's "Serenade." Gabriel Kahane, a Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter and son of classical pianist Jeffrey Kahane, will make his symphony debut with the world premiere of his composition.
Carlos Kalmar conducts the shows, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 2 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: starting at $24, www.orsymphony.org.
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• Portland-based Tents is putting on an album release show for "Deer Keeps Pace," 9 p.m. Thursday, May 10 at the Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St. Tickets: $8, $10 at door, www.dougfirlounge.com.
• Jerry Joseph and the Jackmormons just released "Full Metal Burqa" on Record Store Day. They'll perform at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., 9 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Tickets: $14, $16 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com.
• Celebrating the 15th anniversary of "Let Go," Nada Surf has hit the road and stops at the Wonder Ballroom, 128 N.E Russell St., 8 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Tickets: $22.50, $25 day of show, www.wonderballroom.com.
• Folk singer/songwriter star Eric Andersen has been mentioned in the same breath as Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen and others throughout the years, and he's still touring, stopping at The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., 8 p.m. Friday, May 11. Tickets: $20, www.theoldchurch.org.
• Portland-based Horse Feathers has a new album out. They play Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., 9 p.m. Friday, May 11. Tickets: $20, www.revolutionhall.com.
• Zepparella, the all-female Led Zeppelin tribute band, plays Dante's, 350 W. Burnside St., 8 p.m. Friday, May 11. Tickets: $18.50, www.danteslive.com.
• Blind Pilot and Hearts of Oak are playing at the Oregon Music Hall of Fame "Oregon Backstage" fundraiser, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at The Secret Society, 116 N.E. Russell St. Tickets: $50, $75 at door, www.secretsociety.net.
• "As the Crow Flies" features Chris Robinson and others, 8 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W. Burnside St. Tickets: starting at $35, www.crystalballroompdx.com.
• Directed by Raul Gomez, the Metropolitan Youth Symphony's advanced ensemble performs its third "Interconnected" concert, 4 p.m. Sunday, May 13, at the Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St.. Tickets: $10, $5 kids/seniors, www.playmys.org.
• Al Stewart is coming to Portland on his "Year of the Cat" tour, playing at the Aladdin Theater, 3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave., 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15. Tickets: $39.50-$42, www.aladdin-theater.com.
Buy your tickets soon ...
• The Oregon State Fair has announced its series of concerts for the fair, Aug. 24-Sept. 3. The Classic Rock Series tickets have gone on sale. Featured are Styx (Aug. 24), Kool & the Gang and The Village People (Aug. 30) and John Kay & Steppenwolf with The Guess Who (Aug. 31). The Family Fun Series includes "American Idol" finalists (Aug. 27), Faith and Family Night with Skillet (Aug. 29), and Masters of Illusion (Sept. 1); they go on sale Friday, May 11. As previously announced, the Country Concerts Series features Randy Houser and Blackhawk (Aug. 25), Roots & Boots featuring Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin (Aug. 28), and the Happy Ending Tour with Old Dominion and Michael Ray (Sept. 3). For more: www.oregonstatefair.org.