Christian rock band Third Day is concluding its 25-year career on its "Farewall Tour" and will play the Moda Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1. The band has 31 No. 1 Christian radio singles and more than 9 million albums sold. Tickets: starting at $18, $17 parking.
It's a busy week at the Moda Center, with The Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan playing at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 4. Tickets: starting at $79, $20 parking. And James Taylor and His All-Star Band perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5. Tickets: starting at $66, $20 parking.
For more: www.rosequarter.com.
The Oregon Symphony presents a one-night performance by Grammy Award-winner Tony Bennett and his special guest, daughter Antonia Bennett. Tony Bennett has won 19 Grammy Awards in a career spanning six decades, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. His signature tunes include "Steppin' Out With My Baby" and "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." He'll turn 92 in August. Antonia Bennett has been touring with her father and will open the performance with a collection of jazz/pop standards.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway, www.orsymphony.org, starting at $45
Coming to venues this week (tickets still available at press time):
• A tribute to the lost gems of 1960s garage, psych and beyond, the annual Nuggets Festival takes place at the Mission Theater, 1624 N.W. Glisan St., Friday-Saturday, June 1-2. It benefits Queer Rock Camp Portland, and it features Love Revisited and 17 other bands. Love Revisited includes original Love guitarist and co-founder Johnny Echols, who has rejoined forces with the late Arthur Lee's backing band, as well as guitarist Mike Randle. For more: www.nuggetsnight.com.
• Siren Nation presents the 13th annual Dolly Parton Hoot Night, as local musicians pay tribute to one of country music's iconic songwriters and performers. It takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta St. Tickets: $15, $18 at door, www.albertarosetheatre.com.
• "Puddles Pity Party" features Puddles, "The Sad Clown with the Golden Voice," as he sings songs of sadness and longing, 8 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the Newmark Theatre, 1111 S.W. Broadway. Tickets: $35-$100, www.portland5.com.
• Todd Rundgren's Utopia plays Revolution Hall, 1300 S.E. Stark St., 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2. Tickets: starting at $59.50, www.revolutionhall.com.
• Metropolitan Youth Symphony, under the direction of musical director Raul Gomez, puts on its season finale concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, 1037 S.W. Broadway. They'll play Mahler's "Symphony No. 1," aka "Titan," and more. Tickets: $11-$40, www.playmys.org.
• Jack Tempchin is best known for the five multiplatinum songs he wrote for The Eagles, two of them on one of the bestselling albums of all time, "Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971-75." They are "Peaceful Easy Feeling" and "Already Gone" (co-written with Rob Strandlund). Tempchin is on his "Peaceful Easy Feeling 40th Anniversary" tour, and plays The Old Church, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave., 8 p.m. Sunday, June 3. Tickets: $40 reserved, $20 general admission ($25 day of show), www.brownpapertickets.com. Tempchin also co-wrote songs with Glenn Frey during his solo career, and his songs have been covered by many stars.
• Folk/rock band Alexa & The Wilderness has been a Portland stalwart for about 15 years, and they're putting out a new album, "Planted," which features an array of genres and musical expressions. They'll have a record release show at 8 p.m. Monday, June 4, at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi St. Tickets: $7, $10 day of show, www.mississippistudios.com.
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• The concert season at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale begins with Better Than Ezra and Barenaked Ladies, Friday, June 8, and then Jetro Tull's 50th anniversary tour stop, Saturday, June 9. For more: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.
• Sugarland's appearance at Moda Center is next week — 7 p.m. Saturday, June 9. For tickets: www.rosequarter.com. It's their first tour in five years.