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Singer Joan Osborne, who takes the stage at the Lensic Performing
Arts Center on Monday, Oct. 18, has worked with Luciano Pavarotti, The Chieftains, and jazz saxophonist Greg Osby during the past 15 years. She has also recorded eight albums as a leader. She will draw on those and on songs from her upcoming CD Love &
Hate in a duo set with keyboardist Keith Cotton. The concert at the Lensic, 211 W. San Francisco St., starts at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, $24 to $42, call 988-1234 or buy online at www.ticketssantafe.org. The Los Alamos Concert Association begins its new season with a recital by two up-and-comers whose career beginnings have included stints with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two program, which spotlights young musicians of exceptional promise. Cellist Julie Albers and pianist
Orion Weiss offer works by Poulenc, Brahms, Schumann, and Falla at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, at Duane Smith Auditorium on the Los Alamos High School campus, 1300 Diamond Drive. Tickets are $30 in advance from Nicholas Potter Bookseller, 211 E. Palace Ave. 983-5434, and $35 at the door. Call 662-9000.
“Who can it be now?” Colin Hay, that’s who — former frontman for ’80s-era Aussie hit makers Men at Work. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, Hay comes from the land “Down Under” — OK, he lives in California now — and performs at the Santa Fe
Brewing Company (27 Fire Place) to remind people that “It’s a Mistake” and perhaps “Overkill” to suggest he’s just a “Dr. Heckyl and Mr. Jive” performer. Stepping onto the stage with a guitar and a voice that helped define a generation of pop, Hay’s intimate, original songs prove he’s a man still very much willing and able to work. Tickets are $20 and $35 in advance from Tickets Santa Fe at the Lensic (988-1234, www.ticketssantafe.org) and $25 at the door. The Saturday Nights Live series continues at Corazón (401 S. Guadalupe St., 983-4559). At 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, God-fearin’ (but not preachy) Americana-gothic singer-songwriter David Eugene Edwards and his band Wovenhand perform, as do garage/glam shoegaze deities from Oslo, Norway, Serena Maneesh. This may seem like an odd mash-up bill, but Edwards and Serena Maneesh lead singer Hilma Nikolaisen (formerly of glam-punk mainstays Silver) have something in common: versatile, entrancing voices that will leave your mouth agape, your ears in heaven, and your mind on fire. Tickets, $10, are available from Tickets Santa Fe at the Lensic (988-1234, www.ticketssantafe.org).