Classic-rock hitmakers the Doobie Brothers are coming to ACL Live April 27. Though the lineup does not include distinctive singer Michael McDonald, it does feature original members Patrick Simmons and Tom Johnston, as well as noted New Grass Revival member John Cowan. Tickets, $50-$275, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, via acl-live.com.
Coming March 8 to the Cactus Cafe on the University of Texas campus is jazz guitar great Bill Frisell & the Big Sur Quintet, who will perform a program titled “This Land: Woody Guthrie’s Better World.” Along with Frisell, the group includes violinist Jenny Scheinman, violist Eyvind Kang, cellist Hank Roberts and drummer Rudy Royston. Tickets, $45, go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, via cactuscafe.org.